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11 Aug 2011 description
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Prague; Pakistan, August 11, 2011 – When Pakistan was hit by disastrous floods in summer 2010, it was the worst flooding the country experienced in 80 years. One fifth of Pakistan’s territory – an area larger than England – was under water and about 20 million people were directly affected while losing all belongings. In order to help the Pakistani victims of the extensive floods immediately, the Czech Humanitarian Organisation People in Need mobilized their emergency unit enabling rapid assistance in Nowsheerea District, Khan District and Kashmore District.

02 Nov 2010 description
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Tsauna (Pakistan), October, 2010 (GALLERY) -Tomas Vlach, Coordinator of People in Need, is managing the distribution of another round of humanitarian aid to people around the Indus River in central Pakistan affected by the devastating floods in August. Now the waters have receded, the people of the region are facing the next battle for survival and are fighting for the success of the next harvest. With a budget of 2.08 million Euros, operations in Pakistan are currently the largest of the humanitarian operations of People in Need.

21 Sep 2010 description
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Taunsa (province of Punjab, Pakistan), 09/21/2010 - Dozens of villages are still inaccessible by land after extensive floods in Pakistan. Using helicopters, People in Need started in mid September distributions of non food items to around 1,500 families in flooded areas in the western parts of Punjab province. The activities of the organization also continues in the north of the country, where PIN is regularly supplying 40,000 people with drinking water, distributing material help, employs hundreds of people in Cash for Work programs and preparing reconstructions of 12 schools.

27 Mar 2007 description
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Sixteen year old Fatima runs in front of a drenched tent screaming her favorite "How are you?" She repeats this little ritual of hers over and over every time when foreigners come to the camp, where she lives. Fatima's English is very good and she never misses a chance to practice it. For a long time after the earthquake she would not be able to speak at all. A long time passed before she got over the loss of her family, her father in particular.

Life in a tent

"Our father was always big on education. Both of my brothers and me used to go to private schools.

25 Oct 2005 description
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People in Need has distributed hundreds of tents in mountainous regions of PakistanPeople in Need has distributed hundred of tents and blankets to the most affected regions of Pakistan. This dispatch of aid will help the villages in cut off mountain regions survive the coming freezing night-time temperatures. Temperatures in the mountains of Kashmir can drop below freezing at night. Families and children, made homeless by the earthquake, are braving these conditions in simple provisional shelters. People in Need is now providing provisional accommodation for more than 750 families.

17 Oct 2005 description
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Six days after the largest-known earthquake hit Asia, People in Need has begun to distribute humanitarian aid in isolated mountainous regions of Pakistan.

In cooperation with the non-governmental organization Church World Service, People in Need has begun distribution of Shelter Kits. The kits contain tents with floors, blankets and plastic tarps. The kits have been distributed in the mountains of Kashmir.

14 Oct 2005 description
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Four days after the devastating earth-quake in Asia, Marek Štys, an employee of People in Need, reached the most severely affected region near the Pakistani town of Muzaffarabad.

The town of Balakot on the outskirts of Muzzafarabad lies in the area most severely hit by the recent earth-quake, where thousands of people perished and hundreds of thousands lost their homes and possesions.

10 Oct 2005 description
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People in Need is announcing the SOS Pakistan public collection to help the victims of the earthquake in Pakistan.

People in Need announced today a public collection to aid the regions affected by the earthquake in Pakistan and provide basic resources needed to help people rebuild their lives.

Account number for donations: 588 588 588/0300.

People in Need staff member, Marek Štys, arrived in the Pakistani capital Islamabad early today. Štys will assess the situation in consultation with the UN and other organization providing emergency aid.

08 Oct 2005 description
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People in Need Foundation is sending its employee to the regions afflicted by the earthquake earlier today.