HANDS Updates October 2022
Medical Camps for Flood affected community at district Dadu October 3, 2022
HANDS Health program set up Medical camp in district Dadu- Sindh for the flood affected community. Due to the floods 2022 vector borne and water borne disease have been prevailing. These includes Diarrhea, Cholera, Malaria and Dengue.
Distribution of Hygiene kits to flood affected people in district at Jhal Magsi- Balochistan October 3, 2022
HANDS team distributed hygiene kits at Govt. Inter College Tent, Jhal Magsi, Balochistan. Assistant Commissioner Jhal Magsi, Syed Rahmatullah Shah, also participated in the activity. Water tankers were also provided in tents and awareness sessions were also conducted.
HANDS Tele-Health Services for Flood Victims in Sing October 4, 2022
HANDS telehealth project Asaan Sehat program in collaboration with Tech4Life has made telehealth meaningful and accessible for all. Asaan Sehat is something beyond just a digital platform. It is a primary healthcare innovation reaching the flood affected areas and communities. They have conducted ECGs and ultrasound scans in flood affected camps in Sindh.
Distribution of Hygiene Kits at district Jhal Magsi- Balochistan October 4, 2022
HANDS team distributed hygiene kits at Govt. Inter College, Jhal Magsi, Balochistan. Assistant Commissioner Jhal Magsi, Syed Rahmatullah Shah, participated in the activity. Water tankers were also provided in tents and awareness sessions on maintaining hygiene were also conducted.
Free Medical camps at district Umerkot for Flood affected population October 4, 2022
Health services are one of the most crucial needs of flood-affected areas. HANDS Umerkot team organized a free Medical Camp in village Khan Sahib Atta Muhammad Palli taluka, Umerkot, and provided health services to flood-affected families in the district.
Celebration of World Teachers Day 2022
World Teachers’ Day provides us with the opportunity to thank every teacher or instructor that has contributed to your life through education. The theme for World Teachers’ Day 2022 is “The transformation of education begins with teachers”. This World Teachers Day, HANDS whole team want to thank all the teachers for their contribution in making education possible for all. We appreciate all the teachers in HANDS team who are trying their best to make education accessible for each individual who cannot afford to go to schools. The transformation of education begins with all of us.
HANDS Senior Management visit to Razmak October 6, 2022
Chief Executive HANDS and management members visited HANDS Category D Hospital Razmak, North Waziristan, to monitor activities. The hospital is being run in public private partnership with KP Government. A meeting was also held with the members of KP health foundation, medical superintendent and staff.
Flood Emergency Response in Collaboration with Tayyaba Organization October 8, 2022
HANDS with the support of Tayyaba organization has completed one-month Flood Emergency Response in Lasbela. HANDS team has distributed 100 ration bags, 100 water wheels, 100 hygiene kits, and also provided 30 water tankers to the flood affected population in Lasbela.
Food Ration distribution at Rajanpur in Collaboration with Shell Pakistan October 9, 2022
HANDS with the support of Shell Pakistan Limited distributed 350 ration bags to the flood affected population of District Rajanpur, Punjab. Floods 2022 damaged crops and other ways of earning livelihoods of the affected population.
Food Ration distribution at Charsadda – KP by HANDS on October 11, 2022
The after effects of Floods 2022 are massive and people are still deprived of basic necessities. Which is why HANDS distributed food bags and mosquito nets among the flood affected community of district Charsada, KP.
HANDS Annual National Conference 2022 from 11-13th October 2022
National Conference was held at HANDS Head Office from October 11-13, 2022. All the Project Managers presented their respective project achievements, challenges and way forward. There were 42 posters of 73 projects presented by Project Managers of six service delivery departments of HANDS including health, education, inclusive development and disaster management, livelihood, WASH and IDEAS Program. Cash awards were also distributed among top 10 winners.
Food Ration Distribution with the support of Shell Pakistan at D.G Khan October 13, 2022
HANDS with the support of Shell Pakistan Limited distributed 350 ration bags among the flood affected population of Tehsil Tounsa, District DG Khan.
Medical Camp for Flood victims at district Umerkot- Sindh October 13-19, 2022
HANDS Umerkot team organized free Medical Camps in UC Atta Muhammad Palli taluka, Umerkot, and provided health services to flood affected families and treated different diseases being faced by them.
Celebration of World Sight Day 2022 October 14, 2022
On the occasion of World Sight Day 2022 with Love Your Eyes as theme, a seminar regarding the importance of eye health and awareness walk was organized jointly by HANDS and COAVS in collaboration with CBM Christian Blind Mission, in district Layyah- Punjab. Representatives from different government departments and stakeholders participated including Social Activists, community people and students of special education school.
HANDS organized Family Charity Dinner at London-UK October 14, 2022
HANDS International in collaboration with MCEC organized a fundraising event for the flood victims. This event was hosted by Naeem Raza- one of HANDS philanthropists. The event took place on Friday October 14, 2022 at 06:30 PM to 10:30 PM.
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Celebration of Global Hand Washing Day October 15, 2022
HANDS with the support of UNICEF Pakistan, celebrated Global Handwashing Day 2022 with the theme ‘Unite for Universal Hand Hygiene’ in different schools, communities, NFE Centre, Child Friendly Spaces and health facilities at Karachi. Hygiene Promotion sessions were conducted with participation from each class level including teachers where the WASH teams briefed about the importance of Global Handwashing Day, what hand hygiene means, and how important it is for all of us for a better health. The sessions were conducted with a banner display in front along with some charts carrying key messages on them. After the events, soaps were distributed among the participants to encourage them to adapt to the practice of washing hands with soap, provided by UNICEF.
Distribution of Food ration at D.G Khan, Tehsil Taunsa October 16, 2022
HANDS with philanthropy support distributed 200 food bags and 400 mosquito nets among flood affected families of District DG Khan, Tehsil Tounsa.
Distribution of WASH items by UNICEF in district Bela- Balochistan October 17, 2022
HANDS Lasbela, Balochistan team engaged in activities under WASH UNICEF Emergency Project. The team conducted health sessions with men, women, and students. They distributed Hygiene Kits, Aqua Tab, IEC materials, installed Plastic Water tanks, Latrine, and bathing cubes, also provided them clean water through water trucking in 5 villages of UC- Sheh Tehsil Uthal, & 4 villages of UC- Kannar Tehsil Bela, Balochistan.
Food ration Distribution at Jacobabad October 18, 2022
HANDS Jacobabad team distributed 200 ration bags & mosquito nets in different villages of UC Ahmed Pur, Garhi Chand, Dasti, where the focal person of district administration & other community notables were also present.
Interview of Dr. Shaikh Tanveer Ahmed- CE HANDS at Radio Pakistan FM 100 on October 19, 2022
Dr. Shaikh Tanveer Ahmed,CE HANDS Pakistan was invited on Pakistan Radio channel FM100 Pakistan’s show Rehbar, which is hosted by RJ Mahnoor Qureshi, to talk about the recent floods in Pakistan. Dr. Tanveer explained the density and impact of massive Floods 2022 and shared HANDS work to support flood affected population to provide the relief to flood victims.
Bank Alfalah (Pvt Ltd) Support to flood 2022 flood affected population October 20, 2022
Mr. Atif Bajwa – President & CEO of Bank Alfalah appreciated the efforts of Dr. Tanveer – CE HANDS in community development and inclusive approach to flood relief and rehabilitation programs. He also presented cheque of PKR 5 million under their Flood Relief Program, 2022 to support HANDS Rehabilitation Program for flood affected people of Pakistan.
Food Ration distribution with the support of Shell Pakistan(LTD) at Shaheed Benazir Abad October 21, 2022
HANDS Shaheed Benazir Abad Team completed the ration distribution among 350 families under Shell Pakistan LTD Project. To make these times of crisis a little easier Food is one of the basic and crucial needs which no one should be deprived of.
HANDS in collaboration with UNICEF established Child Friendly Spaces in district Larkana Sindh October 23, 2022
HANDS established 10 Child Friendly Spaces at District Larkana. In these spaces, flood affected children were provided with social and psychological support through counselling. HANDS also conducted mental health activities as well as pictorial, educational, and awareness sessions for children on VENA (Violence Exploitation Neglect and Sexual Abuse). Children were told about how to prevent from every harmful practices during the traumatic situation as well as the normal circumstances, while parents were also sensitized on the same.
HANDS Medical Camp at district Umerkot- Sindh October 24-29, 2022
HANDS Umerkot team continuously worked to help the flood affected population. A medical camp was set up in flood affected areas to provide necessary health services, also treated patients suffering from different diseases
HANDS with the support of philanthropy distributed Food Ration and Non-Food Items in in district Shaheed Benazir Abad- Sindh on October 26, 2022
HANDS team distributed food packages & mosquito nets among 200 flood affected families under Philanthropist phase II, at District Shaheed Benazir Abad. HANDS team is at the forefront to help the affectees as much as we can.
Brands Support to HANDS for Flood 2022 in Pakistan
HANDS management and its whole team are grateful to all the brands who gave a helping hand in the times of crisis. Thank you Walmart, Tayaba.org, Al Baraka Bank Pakistan Ltd, and IFFCO for their support at this time of need.
HANDS in Collaboration with I-Care Foundation distributed Food Ration bags in Shaheed Benazir Abad-Sindh and Rajanpur-Punjab on October 31, 2022
HANDS with the support of Medico International (MI) distributed 100 ration bags,100 hygiene kits, 100 Mosquito nets, and 100 kitchen sets among flood affected population of each district both in Shaheed Benazir Abad (SBA) in Sindh and district Rajanpur in Punjab. HANDS acknowledge and value MI contribution to Flood affected population of Pakistan.
HANDS in Collaboration with UNICEF conducted Health Sessions with Flood Victims of district Labella – Balochistan on October 31, 2022
HANDS Lasbela team conducted health hygiene sessions under WASH, UNICEF Project with students, distributed IEC materials, installed aqua tabs, latrines, bathing cubicles & supplied water tanks at Tehsil Lakhra, Uthal & Bela Baluchistan.