Relief

Earthquake Oct 8th 2005.
8:52 am…


            …35 Seconds…

“…In 35 seconds, our lives were changed forever…”
“…We’ve lost two generations… ours and theirs…” (Pointing to the children)
 

The October 8, 2005 Earthquake struck one of Pakistan's poorest region measuring some 28000 Sq Km with a population of 04 Million. Government figures shows 76000 Deaths, more than 100,000 Injured with 90% Infrastructure destroyed. On 10th Oct' 2005 Sheikh Mohsin Ali Najfi formed Hussaini Relief fund under JBHT­ - Islamabad to work for earthquake victims.

On 20th Nov'2005 an M.O.U. was signed by seven institutions in presence of World Federation President Mr. Ahmed Hassam and Hon. Treasurer Mr. Azad Kanani. Hussaini Foundation was thus formed to operate in Pakistan under the Patron-in Chief HIWM Sheikh Mohsin Ali Najfi:-

Jabir Bin Hayan Trust - Islamabad (NC Hussaini Relief Foundation)
Khoja (Pirhai) Shia Isna Asheri Jamaat - Karachi
Mehfil-e-Murtaza - Karachi
Hussaini Blood Bank - Karachi
JIBA Chapter, Karachi
Save Life Trust - Karachi
Northern Area Eye Hospital Trust-Karachi.



1.            EXTENT OF RELIEF OPERATIONS

VILLAGES COVERED:

Muzaffarabad

130

Mansehra

200

Bagh

15

Total villages covered

345

Population covered

51000


2.            ACTIVITES CARRIED OUT DURING RELIEF OPERATION

    • Relief camps for displaced persons
    • Shelters
    • Food and clothing
    • Blood donations, health services
    • Education


3.            RELIEF CAMPS ESTABLISHED AND OPERATED BY HF

LOCATION

BENEFICIARIES

Islamabad

352

Muzaffarabad

1000

Mansehra

1900

Total

3252


4.            NO. OF TEMPORARY SCHOOLS ESTABLISHED AND OPERATED
              BY HUSSAINI FOUNDATION

AJK SECTOR

5

MANSEHRA SECTOR

2

TOTAL

7


5.             RELIEF MATERIAL ISSUED

SHELTERS

G.I. Sheets

39000 Pcs

Tents/Tarpaulin

  6000 Pcs

FOOD

Flour

256,000 Kgs

Rice

181,000 Kgs

Sugar

23,000 Kgs

Pulses

42,000 Kgs

Meat

3,000 Kgs

Vegetable

17,000 Kgs

CLOTHING

Blankets/Quilts

87,180 Pcs

Sweater/Jackets

91,200 Pcs

Mattresses/Bed Sheets

27,770 Pcs

Shirts/Pants

1,900 Ctns

HEALTH

Medicines

800 Ctns


6.            TEMPORARY MOSQUES CONSTRUCTED / SOUND SYSTEMS PROVIDED

 
Sound System Provided
Mosques constructed

Muzaffarabad

50

21

Mansehra

7

11

Kaghan

2

9

Total

59

41

(RELIEF OPERATIONS FINANCIAL EFFECTS   -   151.75 Million Pak Rupees)
                                           (2.529 million US$)


Baluchistan Earthquake
Partner WF



An earthquake of magnitude 6.5 Mb was recorded by the seismic monitoring network which struck Ziarat and surrounding areas on 29th October, 2008. The epicenter of this earthquake was 30.612oN and 67.436oE.
The earthquake was Located at a distance of,
· 40.0 kms NNW of Ziarat (Balochistan)
· 60.0 kms NE of Quetta (Balochistan)
· 124 kms NNW of Sibi (Balochistan)
· 100 kms ESE of Chaman (Balochistan)
280 people were killed and 15000 people were injured due to this devastating earthquake. Village named as “Wam” was completely destroyed and about 150 people lost their lives 4 in this village and thousands became homeless. Ziarat city comparatively remained safe
and loss of lives a nd properties were not as much as found in Wam and its surrounding areas near Ziarat town.
Activity in the region have not calm down completely as aftershocks are still continuing. Another significant earthquake that struck the area merely 12 hours later at about 04:32 pm with magnitude 6.4 Mb, followed by at least four significant aftershocks including one measuring 4.5 Mb on the Richter scale.
Most of the casualties were from two villages built on steep slopes in the outskirts of the Ziarat town. The victims were from outlying villages, whose mud houses were destroyed by the tremors, which triggered
landslides of rocks and boulders while people slept in their beds.
The second most affected area was Tehsil Khanozai of District Pishin where more than 1000 houses were damaged. In this Tehsil, two villages like Khushab and Negandeh were badly affected. Maximum landslides were observed near Khanozai. Although the city of Ziarat was relatively safe but some nearby villages have been completely destroyed and many homes were buried in landslide triggered by the quake. The worst 5
affected villages in Ziarat include Waam, Khan Depo, Warchum, Speen Tangai, Gogeena, Jangian, Bar Maghzai, Ghoskai, Zargai, Ahmadoon, Mangai.
A survey team after this Ziarat earthquake of 6.5 Mb from Hussaini Foundation was sent to earthquake affected areas for The survey team visited the affected area like Khanozai, Ahmedoon, Kach, Wam, Kan Depot, Kawas, Ziarat and Zandra areas.
Afterwards, Mr. Abbas Badami and Mr. Hassan Abullo visited Quetta on 4th Nov. 2008 to 6th Nov. 2008 to distribute the following relief items to Ziarat effectees;

1- Wheat floor
2- Baby milk
3- Ghee/cooking oil
4- Sugar
5- Snacks/biscuits

The HF representatives had the opportunity to meet Mr. Dilawar district Nazim, Ziarat. Maulana Mansoor member JUIP, Maulana Hiditullah camp incharge, Dr. M. Suleman Qazi Pro. Cor. Officer UNFPA.
The relief goods were handed over to Maulana Mansoor chief controller of ration in Ziarat. The ration was distributed in two locations Kandal camp and Chulniyar camp.


Blanket Drive
Partner WF

Help and comfort can be given in so many forms. Today thousands of Muslims living in Northern Pakistan continue to put up with the extreme winters of the region, where snow and cold winds blanket the mountainous terrain all season long. Although warm blankets are an essential commodity in this part of the world, it is often difficult for Momineen to afford good quality blankets, let alone electricity and wood for heat. HF has given 1000 blankets to the poorest of poor in Hunza and Skardu. 

IDP’s Swat
Partner WF

May-2009
Fleeing from intensified insecurity in Pakistan’s northwest provinces, some 1.7 million displaced people have been registered since early May and are now either living in relief camps or with host families. Traumatized by their journey, and leaving with virtually nothing, these vulnerable men, women, and children arein urgent need of food rations, safe water supply, medical assistance and shelter from soaring temperatures.

HF immediately send its representative to the area for assessment of the needs arranged 5000 Insecticides Bed Nets for the most needed IDP’s pointed out by the army were distributed with the co-operation of World Federation


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HF is aware of the finest needs of the poor and to address those common problems like institution fees, books etc. emergency health assistance, ration, mass marriages, construction of Mosques and Imam Bargah, disaster assistance are always on-going process in our umbrella.
In short HF brings vast experience to explain and take difficult tasks for the betterment of the society and sure commitments to its partners.