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12 Oct 2005 description
report World Concern

In response to the worst natural disaster in Pakistan's history, World Concern is funding the work of two longtime partners who have staff working in the region: Mercy Corps and World Vision.

REUTERS/Danish Ismail courtesy www.alertnet.org

The 7.7 magnitude quake struck at 8:50 a.m. Saturday, October 8, wiping out entire villages and towns in Pakistan, India and Afghanistan.

27 Sep 2001 description
report World Concern

Even before September 11th, the BBC had reported, "One third of the Afghan population has fled abroad despairing of a future at home."