Why Pakistan needs help

In an effort to help the nearly 8 million people struggling to survive in the aftermath of the worst natural disaster to hit Pakistan in 80 years, the government on Sunday said it would match donations made by the Canadian public between Aug. 12 and Sept. 2. This is in addition to the $33 million in humanitarian assistance already pledged by Canada.

Published: Wednesday, 08/25/2010 12:00 am EDT

In an effort to help the nearly 8 million people struggling to survive in the aftermath of the worst natural disaster to hit Pakistan in 80 years, the government on Sunday said it would match donations made by the Canadian public between Aug. 12 and Sept. 2. This is in addition to the $33 million in humanitarian assistance already pledged by Canada.

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