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Emergency Pakistan earthquake appeal

Published: Mon 10 Oct 2005 10:46 AM
TEAR Fund New Zealand
For Immediate Release: 10/10/05
TEAR Fund has launched an emergency appeal for victims of the earthquake in Pakistan
Aid and relief organisation TEAR Fund New Zealand is appealing for donations to assist victims of the earthquake that struck Pakistan on Saturday morning, and has caused damage stretching into India and Afghanistan.
Working through our partner organisations in the most severely affected regions, TEAR Fund is assessing the extent of the need, and is assisting in the provision of emergency shelter and supplies, including blankets, food, water and medicines.
To donate to TEAR Fund's emergency appeal, visit their website: www.tearfund.org.nz, or call 0800 800 777, or to make an instant $20 donation call 0900 90 777.
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