In July and August of 2010, floods wiped out 1.2 million large and small animals in Pakistan and left those that survived in poor condition with limited access to food. For Eid-ul-Azha that year, Pakistan Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) initiated a campaign to help restore the lives and livelihood of people affected by the floods. We encouraged people to buy a female goat and send it back to a village to replace what was lost and help people back onto their feet. [Read more…] about Supporting Livelihoods – Goats for Flood Victims
Waseem Shaukat of Vets Care Organization:
The severe aftermath of the devastating floods in Pakistan continues, while the Vets Care Organization also keeps up its efforts for the well-being of the affected animals.
Coverage of PAWS Eid Campaign in Newsline Magazine.
After the devastating floods of 2010, a non-profit organisation wants Pakistanis to think a little differently for Eid-ul-Azha this year. PAWS, the Pakistan Animal Welfare Society, is asking citizens to think about saving animals instead of sacrificing them. The volunteer-run group says that because so many families have lost their cattle and livestock in the floods, what those families need most is not meat for a meal, but livestock to help them generate income and rebuild their lives.
Farieha Aziz in Newsline:
Just how important livestock is to the rural population can be gauged by the fact that many of the interior’s flood affectees spent their entire lives’ earnings on transporting them to safe ground along with their families when the waters surged.
On 5th September, 2010 the Pakistan Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) makes its second relief trip to Thatta district in the southern province of Sindh. This time around we take along a truckload of fodder for the animals and three teams of veterinarians: [Read more…] about Veterinary Relief Mission for Flood Affected Animals in Thatta and Makli
We are looking for a good home for Sujawal (Suji), a 5 week old female puppy rescued during our last flood relief trip to Thatta District. [Read more…] about Sujawal, the flood relief puppy