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CDRS DISASTER RELIEF TEAM

CDRS HAS RESPONDED TO THE FOLLOWING DISASTERS IN PAKISTAN:

• Oct 2015 – March 2016 – Earthquake in KPK (Mobile Medical Teams and Tents distribution in KPK)
• June 2015 – Heat Wave Emergency (Distributed Food, Water and Medicines in Karachi)
• Sept 2014 – Jan 2015 – Floods (Mobile Medical Teams in Punjab and AJK)
• July 2014 – May 2015 – N. Waziristan IDPs Crisis (Health System Support & Medical Teams in Bannu)
• Sept 2013 – Floods (Mobile Medical Team in District Kasur)
• Sept 2011 – Aug 2012 – Floods (Food Distribution & Medical Teams in Districts Badin, Thar and Mirpurkhas)
• Aug 2010 – July 2011 – Floods (Mobile Medical Teams deployed for the first three months of the disaster. Long-term Maternal and Child Health Projects were begun after the emergency and implemented in Charsadda, KPK, Civil Hospital in Shikarpur, Sindh and Bagh Dheri Hospital in Swat, KPK)
• Sept 2009 – Monsoon Crisis (Medical Teams in Sindh)
• June 2009 – Aug 2008 – Swat IDPs Crisis (Medical Teams and relief distribution in Mardan and Swabi)
• Oct 2005 – Nov 2011 – Earthquake in Azad Kashmir (Health System Support and Medical Teams in AJK)

Since 2005, CDRS has delivered medical care and relief services in Pakistan to more 2.3 million Human Beings impacted by the disaster, providing essential medicines, food and supplies, and helping to save lives and rehabilitate communities.

October 2005 to February 2006: The CDRS Team worked with a group of Pakistani American doctors that deployed to the Pakistan earthquake. CDRS helped take care of volunteer doctors and their needs (procured medicines, supplies, tents, food, generators and fuel, organized missions, coordinated with US, UN, Australian, German, Canadian and Pakistani helicopter crews and worked closely with local and international relief agencies). Established 500 temporary tent schools (including school supplies) with UNICEF and The Pakistan Army. (5 Months. Minimum 300,000 Human Beings Benefitted)

February 2006 to December 2016: CDRS operates health care, relief and development projects in Pakistan’s disaster-affected areas, including the 2005 Earthquake in AJK, Swat IDPs crisis in 2009, N. Waziristan IDPs Crisis in 2014, floods of 2010, 2011, 2013 and 2014, Thar Desert drought in 2014 and Karachi Heat Emergency and October 26 Earthquake in 2015. In 2015, CDRS created CDRS Youth (Volunteer Community Service, disaster training) and The CDRS Women’s Empowerment Program (Social Entrepreneurship).
(11.5 years. Minimum 2 million Human Beings Benefitted) (ONGOING MISSION)

CDRS HAS RESPONDED TO THE FOLLOWING INTERNATIONAL DISASTERS:

February 2005: Sri Lanka after the Indian Ocean Tsunami. Helped build houses and organize medical services, and cared for children who lost their parents in the tsunami.
(1 Month. Minimum 1,000 Human Beings Benefitted)

September 2005: New Orleans, Louisiana after Hurricane Katrina. Organized supplies/logistics and delivered 26 Zodiac special operations watercraft to the U.S. Army 82nd Airborne at Algiers Naval Station near downtown New Orleans. Participated in the rescue, healthcare, and vaccination of thousands of animals. (1 Month. Minimum 3,000 Human Beings, 6,000 Dogs, and 3,000 Cats Benefitted)

January 2010: Haiti. Partnership with IMANA to deploy volunteer doctors to Haiti began within 36 hours after the earthquake. Provided medical teams with logistics and transportation (procured medicines, supplies and provided management, operational information, communications, tents, food, generators and fuel, local staff, coordinated with local and international relief agencies).
(3 months. Minimum 25,000 Human Beings Benefited)

March 2011: Ishinomaki, Japan. Emergency deployment after earthquake and tsunami. Provided volunteers with logistical support (transportation, operational information, accommodations, and communications). Provided home heating oil, household items, hygiene products, water and food to people living in shelters. Provided funding and logistical support to 120 Japanese students who were working to clear debris from homes and deliver supplies to shelters.
(6 months. Minimum 20,000 Human Beings Benefitted)

October 2012: New York City. Participated in Hurricane Sandy relief efforts by coordinating logistical support and connecting individuals and groups who were deploying to the disaster zone.
(2 weeks. Minimum 5,000 Human Beings Benefitted)

November 2013: Deployed a disaster response team to provide logistics and emergency relief to aid the victims of Typhoon Haiyan in The Philippines. Provided logistics, communications, coordination and support to several partners delivering aid to Tacloban, Cebu, and Bantayan Island. Delivered food, water, clothing, and hygiene products to citizens in the village of Ocoy on Bantayan Island. Supported the reconstruction of over 300 homes and delivered 2 million meals in the hardest hit communities.
(1 year. Minimum 100,000 Human Beings Benefitted)

September 2015: Provided funds and donated medical equipment to volunteer physicians working in Greece to provide medical assistance to Syrian Refugees. 
(Minimum 5,000 Human Beings Benefited)

October 2017: Deployed with OBAT Helpers to the Bangladesh border with Myanmar to serve The Rohingya Refugees living in camps in Cox’s Bazar District. Provided advice and technical assistance to the field team for the overall mission and the planning / implementation of mobile medical camps and two primary healthcare clinics. Collected and delivered funds for OBAT Helpers medical mission and for the construction of 15 classrooms and school supplies.
(Ongoing. Minimum 20,000 Human Beings Benefitted thus far)

September 2017: Deployed to areas in Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico which were badly hit by hurricanes. With funding from Global Giving, CDRS Managed a debris removal, demolition and reconstruction mission in "Little Cambodia" a devastated neighborhood in Chocolate Bayou, Texas. With funding from NY Rotary Foundation, CDRS delivered aid and supported elderly citizen in The Florida Keys for a week, then deployed to Puerto Rico to deliver 300 solar lights and install 1,000 water filters to communities which had no electricity or clean water.
(Minimum 10,000 Human Beings Benefiited)

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