Shelter From the Flood

Pakistan "Shelter From The Flood" correspondent Sadia Dada reports from the aftermath of the August 2010 floods.

Pakistan "Shelter From The Flood" correspondent Sadia Dada reports from the aftermath of the August floods. She interviews corporate volunteers, families affected by the disaster, and provides information on the arduous recovery process. A fundraising campaign from Mobilink, Pakistan's largest cellular provider and its parent corporation, Orascom Telecom, Shelter From The Flood is raising money through a unique text-to-donate program. By texting "Pakistan" to 48510, donors' money can be put to use in the communities within hours after texting-without any overhead costs. The money is supplying thousands of flood victims with food, water, shelter, and essential non-food items such as blankets and cooking supplies. Over 115,000 people have been reached to date.

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Episodes:

Episode 1: After the Flood

Sadia Dada on the ground at the Pakistani flood, provides an update on damage and devastation, the people, and the need for funds. She provides and overview of the Shelter From The Flood relief program and information on volunteer relief efforts.

Dec 17th, 2010
Duration: 10:16