» 08/23/2010, 00.00
SINGAPORE - PAKISTAN
Aid to Pakistan, first commitment of the newly founded Charis Singapore
50 thousand US dollars, 800 water filters; 10 000 blankets to the flood victims of Pakistan. Being the "Good Samaritan".
Pakistan, Caritas commitment to flood victims
Caritas, active from the first hours after the disaster, is working to distribute basic necessities to families affected by floods. According to the UN at least 4 million people are involved in the cataclysm.
Typhoons: 300 thousand Filipino families still need help
Church and Catholic organizations provide food to the flood affected population. So far a total of 1.6 million spent. Archbishop of Manila: "Do not just pray for the flood victims, we must comfort them and help them start over."
Church of Pakistan against floods: a day of prayer and engagement with Muslims
The appeal of the Pakistani bishops and an invitation to collaboration between Christians and Muslims. In Faisalabad and Gojra (where there was a massacre of Christians) the two communities collect funds and aid for flood victims. The dioceses most affected Hyderabad, Multan, Rawalpindi and Quetta. Young people help brick manufacturers who have lost homes and jobs. News of discrimination.
A German Mother Teresa among the flood victims of Pakistan
In Pakistan, they call her the new "Mother Teresa" because she takes care of the poor and forgotten, the lepers and - these days - the flood victims of the Hindu minority.
Caritas second hand gift shops in Manila to support the poor
The initiative is a call for people not to throw money away in shopping for Christmas gifts. Located in the main districts of the capital, Caritas shops sell new and used items donated by manufacturers and generous people. Profits are intended to support projects for the poor, prisoners and flood victims in Manila.
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