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27 May 2009 description

The ongoing fighting between Pakistan's military and the Taliban rebels has caused massive chaos, violence and displacement in the country. According to USAID, more than two million citizens have been forced out of their homes since the fighting intensified in early May. The number of internally displaced persons (IDPs) continues to increase at an alarming rate.

09 Jul 2007 description

Episcopal Relief and Development (ERD) is providing emergency aid to people in Southern Pakistan after flooding caused severe damage in the region.

Heavy rains caused flooding in Karachi, the largest city in Pakistan, in the Sindh Province and surrounding areas. Over 300 people have died from storm-related damage and flooding. Many areas of Karachi are without electricity and basic amenities, and there is concern of the development of water-borne diseases due to slow cleanup efforts.

04 Jan 2006 description

As heavy snow and rain fall in areas of Pakistan impacted by last October's earthquake, Episcopal Relief and Development continues its support aiding communities most affected by the deadly earthquake. Nearly 80,000 people were killed and approximately 3.5 million people, 85% of who are from rural communities, have become homeless.

30 Nov 2005 description

Episcopal Relief and Development is providing ongoing emergency relief to people affected by the earthquake in Pakistan and India. The October 8th earthquake killed more than 87,000 people and left four million homeless.

31 Oct 2005 description

Nearly three weeks after a devastating earthquake shook Pakistan and India, Episcopal Relief and Development continues its work providing critical assistance to survivors in the region. The deadly earthquake has left an estimated 80,000 people dead and up to four million displaced.

21 Oct 2005 description

Episcopal Relief and Development is providing emergency assistance to people devastated by the 7.6 magnitude earthquake in Pakistanand India. The death toll has risen to over 47,000 and continues to climb. Government officials in Pakistansay the number could reach 80,000.

14 Oct 2005 description

Episcopal Relief and Development's partnerships with the Church of Pakistan and Church World Service are reaching more people affected by the earthquake on October 8.

12 Oct 2005 description

Episcopal Relief and Development continues providing emergency relief after the destructive earthquake in Pakistan and India and devastating floods in Central America.

10 Oct 2005 description

Episcopal Relief and Development is providing emergency assistance to people devastated by the earthquake in Pakistan and India. The 7.6 magnitude earthquake struck on Saturday, October 8 and has killed an estimated 30,000 people; government officials in Pakistan say the number could reach 80,000.