UNITED SIKHS Disaster Relief Team Deployed to Mexico
September 24, 2017
In the span of three weeks, Mexico and its people have suffered three major hurricanes, leaving hundreds of thousands of people homeless, thousands injured, and hundreds dead. UNITED SIKHS staff and volunteers have been activated to provide emergency assistance and disaster relief all over the affected areas, especially those where no aid has yet reached.
Hurricane Irma - In Need of Your Help
September 22, 2017
UNITED SIKHS' disaster relief team has been hard at work doing whatever is necessary to help communities in Florida get back on their feet following the most devastating hurricane season in decades. The relief team has been especially focused to assist places that are often ignored by national agencies and are the last to receive any help.
Aussie Sikh Student Wins Discrimination Case against Christian School
September 20, 2017
Melbourne, Australia: In a landmark decision, the Victorian Administrative and Civil Tribunal (VCAT) ruled on Tuesday that 5 year old Sidhak Singh had been unlawfully discriminated by a Christian school that had refused to enrol him because he had unshorn hair and wore a patka, a head covering worn by Sikh children.
SIKHS PROVIDE LIFE SAVING AID TO ROHINGYAS
September 17, 2017
An estimated 123,000 Rohingya have fled to neighboring Bangladesh following violence in Myanmar. Naikhongchari, Bangladesh: UNITED SIKHS with their local coordinators have collected supplies for distribution at Naikhogchari in Bandarban district of Bangladesh.
SIKHS DELIVER RELIEF FOR IRMA VICTIMS
September 14, 2017
ORLANDO, Florida - All across Florida Hurricane Irma evacuees are returning to scenes of devastation as they begin assessing the damage from one of the most powerful Atlantic storms on record. UNITED SIKHS has been working alongside families and communities since the storm hit, providing life-saving aid and emergency assistance.