Floodwaters have receded, but 5 million are still homeless. Now winter, priorities include shelter, health services, food, clean water and the restoration of livelihoods.
Incomprehensible loss. Read a report on the situation and continuing response, and watch a video from one of our responding partners.
As winter looms, Pakistan continues to find its bearings. But three months after the start of the devastating floods, the emergency is fading from international view and concern.
October 5, 2010 – Approach of winter complicates Pakistan flood relief, story by Presbyterian News Service
September 24, 2010 – Health, water and sanitation are priorities in the Pakistan flood response.
August 20, 2010 – Information on Pakistan from Friends of Forman Christian College.
August 2010 – Aid begins to reach flood-affected families in Pakistans.
August 2010 – responding to the worst flooding in 80 years
2009 Humanitarian Response to Violence
August 7, 2009 – PDA helping meet urgent needs; 50,000 recently displaced
July 15, 2009 – Return uncertain, families remain in need in Pakistan
With a return home uncertain, families remain in need in Pakistan
June 25, 2009 – humanitarian response continues, as many are in need of basic necessities
May 12, 2009 – humanitarian response
Video: response continues to the incomprehensible loss
A Prayer for the Children of Pakistan at the Time of the Floods, written by Rev. Carol Clarke, convener of the Pakistan Mission Network
Prayers in Times of Trouble and Disaster.
Pakistan Response Video - reflects the flood response through PDA partner Church World Service Pakistan
Bulletin Insert - “They’re seeking dry ground. Let’s help them find hope”
Whatever you do – This hymn can be a helpful one for churches seeking to support the relief efforts in Pakistan.
We See the Waters, by Clay Gunter.
God We've Known Such Grief and Anger, by Carolyn Winfrey Gillette.
Through the Cloud and Out of Chaos: A Hymn for a Hard Season by Rev. Laurie Ann Kraus; written in response to Hurricane Katrina, also appropriate for flood response.
Presbyterian News Service story – PC(USA)’s Pakistan flood relief nears $250,000
World Mission – Information on PC(USA) work and partnerships in Pakistan
Mission Connections – Information and letters from PC(USA) mission workers in Pakistan
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