US launches new flood aid appeal

US-launch-aid-appealWASHINGTON: The US State Department launched a fresh appeal on Thursday for funds for Pakistan flood victims, spreading it across its website in bold letters. 

The appeal that dominates first half of the official site reminds Americans that the most effective way they can assist in relief efforts is to provide support for urgent relief and recovery operations. 
Encouraging people to give cash donations, the appeal notes that doing so was better than sending goods.

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