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Pakistan Flood: How to Help

Pakistan Flood: How to Help
Pakistan Flood: How to Help
Pakistan disasters infographic

Millions of people have been affected by massive flooding in Pakistan this summer, making it the country's worst-ever natural disaster.

« Click to see a U.N. infographic on how the floods compare to other natural disasters in Pakistan (PDF)

In its Flood Response Plan, the U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Assistance (OCHA) identified over $2 billion of funding needs for the humanitarian response.  According to OneResponse, a humanitarian tracking website run by OCHA, 69% percent of those funding needs are still unmet.

How You Can Help

To give to the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR), text SWAT to 50555 (U.S. only) or donate online.  To give to the U.S. State Department's Pakistan Relief Fund, text FLOOD to 27722 (U.S. only) or donate online.

Aid Agencies Taking Donations

Other Ways to Help


Pakistan slideshow
Look inside life at a flood relief camp

Pakistan raw video
Watch raw video footage of the flooding

Pakistan photo gallery
View a photo gallery of the flood devastation


Map of Flooding Area

Pakistan flooding map
Click to see full-sized map (PDF)

Map provided courtesy of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

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