UMT Joins Hands With Government For Flood Relief Efforts
Saturday, August 27 2022
Responding to the urgent need for aid and assistance in wake of devastating floods that have wreaked havoc across the country, and the government’s appeal to citizens to help their affected brethren, the University of Management and Technology Lahore has a set up an emergency relief fund that will help mobilize aid efforts.
Initiated by UMT President Ibrahim Hasan Murad, the varsity has set up a help desk that will assist students, faculty and staff in directing donations towards flood relief efforts across the country. UMT has also joined hands with Al-Khidmat Foundation, which is at the forefront of rescue and flood relief operations across the country.
Students, staff and faculty can deposit their donations at the dedicated help desk and the amount will then be utilized to provide food, clothing, shelter and other needed amenities to the flood affected people in various parts of the country. Alternatively, those wishing to make a donation can deposit the amount in person or online in the following bank account:
Bank Name: Habib Bank Limited
Account Title: University of Management and Technology
Branch: Fortress Stadium Lahore, Pakistan
Branch code: 1025
Account Number: 10257900316703
IBAN NO: PK46 HABB 0010257900316703
Pakistan has been hit by devastating floods that have affected close to 33 million people so far, destroyed over 400,000 houses and killed at least a 1,000 people, including 200+children.
With thousands of livestock lost and over 200,000 people displaced, the government has declared a national emergency to provide food, shelter, clean drinking water, medicine and proper clothing to the affected population.