Food Packages Distributed Among People Affected by Flash Flood in Chitral

Chitral: Following the flash floods in Jangarait Drosh, Chitral, Alkhidmat Foundation Pakistan has started distributing relief goods among the affected families. In the first phase of provision of relief goods, the Alkhidmat Volunteers distributed Food Packages which comprised of necessary edible items to meet the needs of a family for a month. Local officials of AKFP are supervising the relief activities.


Biannual Board Meeting of Alkhidmat Disaster Management Program Held in Peshawar

Peshawar: The biannual board meeting of Alkhidmat Disaster Management program was held in Peshawar. All members of the borad attended the meeting while Alkhidmat Foundation Pakistan KPK chapter President Khalid Waqas chaired the session. During the meeting, the progress reports of Disaster Management program were discussed. It was decided that more than one hundred first-aid training workshops will be arranged in 2018 for better preparations to handle emergency situations.


Annual Board Meeting of AKFP Disaster Management Program Held in Lahore

Lahore: The annual board meeting of Alkhidmat Disaster Management program was held at AKFP Head Office, Lahore. Alkhidmat Foundation Pakistan Secretary General Dr. Muhammad Mushtaq Ahmad Mangat, Executive Director Shahid Iqbal, General Manager Programs Sufyan Khan and other members of the board attended the meeting. The board reviewed performance of AKFP volunteers in the fields of rescue, relief and rehabilitation and devised a new roadmap to be followed in 2018.


Natural Disaster Training For Volunteers

Many people die because of lack of First Aid after natural disasters occur. Under “Disaster Management Program”, Alkhidmat Foundation Pakistan organised a training workshop for its volunteers so that they are better equipped for the situation and precious lives are not lost. More than 50 volunteers participated in this activity.


Relief Work in Tharparkar

Alkhidmat Foundation distributed, in collaboration with AKF Women Wing, relief package among the victim families of fireworks in a village nearby Tharparkar. Around 45-50 families were given relief package. Activity was completed under the supervision of Alkhidmat Foundation Sindh.


Shabqadar: AKFP’s Rescue Operation Underway Amid Heavy Floods

Peshawar: The volunteers of Alkhidmat Foundation Pakistan have kicked off rescue and relief operation in Shabqadar amid heavy floods caused by rainstorm. Apart from rescue of the people stranded in their inundated houses, things of immediate including food are being provided to the affected people.

Meanwhile, AKFP KPK chapter President Khalid Waqas also visited the area to review relief activities. He expressed his satisfaction towards the hard work of Alkhidmat Volunteers and appreciated their passion for service to humanity.


Sri Lanka Flood: AKFP Distributes Relief Goods Among Affectees

Colombo: Alkhidmat Foundation Pakistan’s two-member delegation comprising Secretary General Dr. Mushtaq Mangat and Dr. Hafeezur Rehman distributed dry food items and household goods among flood affected people in Sri Lanka.

Since the last week, the AKFP is undertaking relief operation in Sri Lanka in collaboration with Serendib Foundation for Relief & Development (SFRD Sri Lanka).

It is also pertinent to be mentioned here that more than half a million people have been affected by latest floods in Sri Lanka while around 200 people have also died. A large number of people have also been forced to relocate amid tough situation across the country.


Alkhidmat Foundation Carries Rescue-Relief In Flood-Hit Chitral

A strong flashflood wiped away a mosque, carrying a number of people along last night in Orsoon village near Dorosh, Chitral. 31 casualties have been confirmed. Alkhidmat Foundation Chitral immediately started its rescue and relief operations to mitigate losses. Meanwhile 50 food packages and 50 Tarpulin sheets have been dispatched to Chitral to reinforce the relief activities. Note that Shanghla and Karora have also suffered due to heavy rainfall: 24 houses and 8 shops were destroyed due to land-sliding in these areas. Alkhidmat Foundation has been conducting rescue and relief operations there as well.
Expressing grief and sorrow over the loss of precious lives in the rain and floods, President Alkhidmat Foundation Pakistan Muhammad Abdus Shakoor directed the Alkhidmat KPK to speed up rescue and relief measures.
He has also directed the Disaster Management Center officials to step up rescue and relief efforts in the flood-hit areas of Chitral.
In a statement, he said the people who are stranded and flooded away must be reached and rescued to mitigate losses.


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