Emergency Response:  
Earthquake 2005  


Pakistan situation dramatically change in 2005 when this region was badly hit by the massive earthquake.

The strongest 2005 earthquake of this century hit the region at 7.6 reading of magnitude on the Richter scale.

The damages caused by earthquake were immense and affected almost all the areas of Pakistan particularly AJ& K and Hazara-Division (KPK). Massive land sliding was a particular feature of this catastrophy which increased the severity. It could be considered that the death toll was reached over 100,000.

Approximately 138,000 were injured and over 3.5 million rendered homeless.

Qatar Charity responded immediately first time as one of the mainstreamed humanitarian organization to the affected communities in (KPK) and AJ& K with relief items.

The detail of relief items is as mentioned below:

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