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OTTAWA, Aug. 31, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Canadian Red Cross has launched the Pakistan Floods Appeal to accept donations to help people affected by record-breaking monsoon rainfall in Pakistan.

The rainfall, almost three times higher than the past 30-year average, is putting the lives of millions of people at risk from floods, flash floods, and landslides. The Red Cross and the Red Crescent are working to coordinate emergency relief efforts and get help to people as quickly as possible.

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Canadians wishing to make a donation to the Pakistan Floods Appeal can do so online at www.redcross.ca or by calling 1-800-418-1111.

Money raised for the Pakistan Floods Appeal will enable the Red Cross and Red Crescent to provide relief, recovery, and resiliency activities in Pakistan in response to this disaster, as well as related and future disasters.

Additional Resources
@RedCrossCanada | facebook.com/CanadianRedCross | redcross.ca/blog

Red Cross donor inquiries: WeCare@redcross.ca or 1-800-418-1111

About the Canadian Red Cross

Here in Canada and overseas, the Red Cross stands ready to help people before, during and after a disaster. As a member of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement – which is made up of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, the International Committee of the Red Cross and 192 national Red Cross and Red Crescent societies – the Canadian Red Cross is dedicated to helping people and communities in Canada and around the world in times of need and supporting them in strengthening their resilience.

MEDIA CONTACTS
English Media: 1-877-599-9602
French Media: 1-888-418-9111



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