People can donate Rs10 for flood victims of Pakistan through SMS by typing D and sending it to 2471 as part of an Express Media group initiative.
Land line users can also call 0900-12344 to make donations. Also, for those cellphone users who want to donate more, they can dial 247 and record their message for donation.
Money can also be transferred directly into the Express Helpline Trust account:
Account No. 0056 7900 271303
Habib Bank Ltd. Clifton Branch, Karachi
People in the United States have also started raising money for emergency relief in Pakistan using messaging services.
By texting the word SWAT to telephone number 50555, cellular phone users in the United States can donate $10 to help flood victims in Pakistan through the UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR).
A number of governmental and non-governmental organisations have mobilised activities to help the millions affected by flash floods across Pakistan.
Visitors to The Express Tribune website may contact the following organisations if they wish to contribute in relief activities. The following list is a modified version of a Facebook post being circulated online:
1. Al-Khidmat Foundation
2. Edhi Foundation
3. Sungi Development Foundation
4. Pakistan Red Cresent Society
5. Pakistani Youth
6. Rescue and Relief work (An independent group of students)
7. The Volunteer/Voice of the Civil Society
8. Islamic Relief USA
10. UNHCR Canada
11. UNICEF USA
12. United Nations World Food Programme
13. International Medical Corps
14. The International Rescue Committee
15. Church World Service
16. Islamic Help (England)
17. Muslim Aid (England)
18. Muslim Hands
19. Save the Children
Contributions can be made in the form of cash and commodities including clothing, toiletries, utensils, food and medicines.
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