JHANG CITY (PUNJAB), 17 September 2014 (IRIN) – As the flood emergency deepens in Pakistan, now affecting nearly 2.3 million people, humanitarian teams have mobilized to work alongside local government authorities to assess needs in the worst-affected areas.
“Super-flood” risk Pakistan
ISLAMABAD, 11 September 2014 (IRIN) – Late monsoon rains in northern Pakistan have washed away communities, devastated farmland, and brought the risk of a “super-flood” moving across the country, leaving millions of people potentially vulnerable.
Members of diverse faith communities participated with local residents and special guests in Human Rights Day events organised by Baha’is in Sydney and Canberra in December 2013.
The Role of Interfaith in Disaster
A workshop examining The Role of Interfaith in Disaster was held at ICRS Yogyakarta. Participants included UNOCHA, Muhammadiah, Karina KAS, Humanitarian Forum Indonesia (HFI) and Pos Keadilan Peduli Ummat (PKPU).
ONE of the country’s longest-running non-government organisations, Metta Development Foundation, is expecting greater opportunities to contribute to development under the new government, its recently departed executive director says.
For thirty years now, HIV has continued to spread across all levels of our societies, killing 30 million people and infecting another 30 million.
Muslim Education Trust Students help out in Japan
Seven students from the Oregon Islamic Academy in Tigard recently returned to Portland, Oregon, after a week touring Japan and helping in the tsunami recovery effort.