Red Crescent Chairman Dr Saeed Elahi receiving a cheque of PKR 5 million from Telenor representative for the drought-hit victims of Tharparker

Telenor Pakistan has donated PKR 5,000,000 to Pakistan Red Crescent Society (Hilal-i-Ahmer)  for relief operations in drought-hit areas of Tharparker.

Red Crescent Chairman Dr Saeed Elahi appreciated Telenor Pakistan’s timely contribution. He said, this is a great initiative from Telenor Pakistan and hopefully will also encourage other organizations to contribute in a similar manner. This is a national crisis and everyone needs to do their part by coming forward and extending support.

He said the Society has provided half-month ration to 5000 drought-hit families besides provision of medical care for three months. Read more »

Red Crescent provides half month ration, 3-month medical care to drought-hit Tharparker families

The Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS) keeping in view the worst situation in drought affected areas of Tharparker has  provided half-month ration to 5000 drought-hit families besides provision of medical care for three months.

The food package was distributed by the PRCS Chairman Dr Saeed Elahi along with Secretary General Dr Mahboob Sardar  during his visit to the affected areas.

The food package for each family include flour, rice, spilt chickpea pulse, pink lentil, ghee, sugar, tea, salt and mineral  water. The food package also includes 82000 nutrition packs for the affectees keeping in view the problems of  malnutrition in children and women. Each pack of nutrition contains 24 packets and the total no of the nutrition packets  provided to the affectess is two million. Read more »

PRCS to provide relief, health cover to 5,000 drought-hit Tharparker families

The Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS) keeping in view the worst situation in drought affected areas of Tharparker has decided to support 5000 families with food and health services worth PKR 36 million.

The decision was made by the PRCS Chairman Dr Saeed Elahi on the directions of Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif. Dr Saeed appealed to the people to donate generously to the Red Crescent in the noble cause to mitigate the suffering of the most vulnerable.

The relief items for each family include flour, rice, spilt chickpea pulse, pink lentil, ghee, sugar, tea, salt and mineral water. Read more »

Dr Saeed vows to make PRCS more vibrant

ISLAMABAD March 10, 2014:  Dr Saeed Elahi has assumed the charge of Chairman Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS). He was appointed Chairman for a period of three years by the President of Pakistan Mr Mamnoon Hussain, who is also President of Pakistan Red Crescent Society.
On his first visit to the PRCS National Headquarters, Dr. Saeed held meetings with the management and staff members of the Society.
PRCS Secretary Dr Mahboob Sardar gave a detailed presentation to the chairman about the PRCS activities.

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