Global Pandemic Relief Fund — Aga Khan development Network org

Here are a few examples of AKDN’s response to the Global Pandemic: The University of Central Asia (UCA) has established a fund to provide assistance to families suffering as a result of the humanitarian and economic impact COVID-19. Staff at UCA are donating a day’s salary to this fund on a voluntary basis, which will…

Focus Humanitarian Assistance delivers emergency food assistance to isolated communities in the Wakhan Corridor of Afghanistan

Kabul, Afghanistan, 21 June 2016 – Focus Humanitarian Assistance (FOCUS) has delivered vital food supplies provided by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to 327 households, or 1,547 individuals in the Wakhan Corridor of Afghanistan, who have suffered severe food shortages during recent months. Villagers in the districts of Big and Small Pamirs, located…

FOCUS Pakistan responds to the devastating earthquake providing relief to thousands in the affected area —Dardistan Times com

Focus Humanitarian Assistance (FOCUS) Pakistan immediately deployed its response team to the Northern Areas in the aftermath of the devastating earthquake in Pakistan. The powerful 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck the Jurm District of Badakhshan Province in Afghanistan on the 26th of October, which affected large parts of Northern Pakistan and Tajikistan. Many populations in the…

Suggestions for relief/rehab of Chitral — By Liaquat Khan on Chitral News com

Due to monsoon rains, climate change and unexpected heat that caused glacier melting in the region, whole mountainous Chitral came under heavy flood of boulders and thick mud in July/August 2015 taking quite a number of precious lives, large number of residential houses with all belongings, business centres (stores, petrol pumps, hotels & shops) mosques,…

Erdrutsch im Pamirischen Dorf verursachte Chaos–(Mudslide in Pamir in German by Faromuz Qosumshoev)| Eye witness video on Mudslide

Erdrutsch im Pamirischen Dorf verursachte Chaos  — von Faromuz Qosumshoev Am 16. Juli, 2015 wurde wegen hohen Temperaturen und schnell schmelzende Schnee und Gletscher, große Mure ausgelöst, die sehr erhebliche Schäden an der Infrastruktur und Haushalten in 2 Dörfern in Berg Badachschan verursachte. Die Mure hatte Teil des Dorfes Barsem im Osten der Region unter…

Flood stricken Chitral needs change of strategy — Islamuddin, Garam Chashma|FOCUS, AKC volunteers and civil societies were first on relief work

Flush floods have once again devastated Chitral. Although infrastructure and farmlands will be rehabilitated but without taking steps to prevent future floods no duarable safety is in sight for Chitralis from flush floods. According to climatologists climate change and its consequences will become more intense and ferocious. The Government remains reactive but in that also…

FOCUS to Rehabilitate Schools in Madagascar Following Tropical Cyclone — AKDN Press Release

Focus Humanitarian Assistance   Antananarivo, Madagascar, 20 February 2015 – Focus Humanitarian Assistance (FOCUS), an affiliate of the Aga Khan Development Network, is to support the rehabilitation of schools damaged by Tropical Cyclone Chezda. Since early January, Madagascar has experienced continuous heavy rainfall stemming from tropical Cyclone Bansi, which led to flooding across the country. …