How can you respond to the floods in Pakistan?


If you would like to make a financial donation, please click here and specify ‘Pakistan floods’ in the ‘What For?’ section.


If you would like to give goods to the people of Pakistan,  we are collecting:

  •  Mosquito nets
  • Mosquito repellent
  • Mosquito repellent
  • Water purification tablets
  • Jerry cans
  • Tools / tool kits
  • Flash lights with batteries

Kitchen Kits: for 6 persons. Place the following new items in a small red/white/blue striped bag:

  • 1 x durable small cooking pot with well fitting lid
  • 1 x plastic basin / tub
  • 1 x metal kitchen knife
  • 2 x wooden spoons
  • 6 x plastic eating plates
  • 6 x metal spoons
  • 6 x plastic mugs
  • 1 x box mosquito coils
  • 1 x can opener
  • 6 x candles (10-15 cms long)

Hygiene Kits: for 6 persons, all items should be new and placed in a small red/white/blue striped bag.  Please indicate female-specific bags with a pink sticker.

  • 6 x toothbrushes
  • 2 x large tubes of toothpaste
  • 4 x bars of soap
  • 6 x face cloths
  • 2 x bottles of shampoo
  • 6 x small towels
  • 2 x disposable razors
  • 1 x packet washing detergent (biodegradable, if possible)
  • 1 x packet feminine sanitary napkins

First Aid Kits: Complete sets, such as sold in local stores. -OR- Place any of the following items into a large ‘Zip Loc’ (clip-seal) plastic bag:

  • 1 x packet of individually wrapped sterile plasters
  • 2 x bandages
  • 3 x sterile gauze packets (individually wrapped, non-medicated wound dressings)
  • 1 x triangular bandage
  • 1 x adhesive tape
  • 1 x package safety pins
  • 1 x scissors
  • 1 x tweezers – stainless steel
  • 2 x pairs disposable gloves

Education Kits: (Individual Packages) Place the following items in a large ‘Zip-Loc’ (clip-seal) plastic bag:

  • 3 x pencils
  • 3 x pens
  • 1 x pen1 x erasercil sharpener
  • 1 x eraser
  • 1 x ruler
  • 3 x exercise books
  • 1 x glue stick
  • 1 x set of colour pens/pencils/crayons
    (Optional: school bags in good condition)

We are assessing the needs through our local partners to best help the victims.  Should there be any unused donations for Pakistan, Crossroads would be grateful to use the remainder for when the next disaster strikes.

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