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14 Sep 2011 description

CMS partners are among those struggling to bring aid to thousands of families made homeless by yet more severe floods

Pakistan's government has appealed to the United Nations for humanitarian aid in the wake of increasingly severe flooding in Sindh province, which has now reached Karachi.

23 Aug 2011 description

Severe flooding following torrential rains has hit close to home for CMS partners in Sindh province, Pakistan

Three and a half thousand families in 89 villages have only a few days' supply of food left after homes, crops and livestock were washed away.

That's according to a report made by workers from the Primary Education Project in the Diocese of Hyderabad, where Jane Jerrard has worked for 15 years.

They toured flood hit villages in the areas the project serves from 14–18 August, to assess needs.

11 Jun 2009 description

Pakistani IDPs marry in church relief camp, even as more are evacuated from their homes

Amid the trauma of displacement, a double wedding brought shared joy at the Diocese of Peshawar's relief camp in Mardan, north-west Pakistan.

Shilla, 23, was forced to flee fighting near her home in the Swat Valley a matter of weeks before her wedding to Waqar from Mardan.

The invitations had been sent - but what would happen now?

21 May 2009 description

With as many as 2.5 million people fleeing fighting in northern Pakistan's Swat valley, CMS regional manager John Hayward brings us up to date with what's happening on the ground

Taliban insurgents have been waging a campaign in northern Pakistan for several years, effectively setting up a parallel government in some districts.