Appeals for Pakistan

Down at Third Man has devoted several posts over the past few days to the emergency in Pakistan, in the context of  the current Test series.

In one he says –

” Most of us would be wondering how anyone in the Pakistan camp can concentrate on cricket when over 10% of the population are homeless or threatened with homelessness, when the infrastructure of an area of their country the size of England has been smashed, when aid from the rest of the world is 50% down on that expected, when the aid that is being offered is not getting through because of the infrastructure difficulties and when the obscene shadow of cholera stalks across the lives of 20,000,000 of their fellow countrymen.

Surely, the only remaining justifiable function that this cricket series can have is that of fund and issue raising for the disaster.

Please consider joining  this Cricket Action for Pakistan Flood Victims group on Facebook and sharing it with your contacts”.

He also provides some other relevant information about the  appeal and fundraising events.

Please do have a look at this (even if you aren’t particularly interested in cricket) and try to contribute in some way.

The address of the blog is here –Down at Third Man.

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