Washington DC - President Barack Obama praised yesterday the relief efforts in Haiti of faith and non faith based NGOs, including UNITED SIKHS, at the National Prayer Breakfast meeting in Washington, DC.
Port-au-Prince: A seven-member UNITED SIKHS Medical Team arrived in Port-au-Prince on 2nd February and has setup a rehabilitation camp at a nearby makeshift hospital. The team includes 5 doctors, a physical therapist and occupational therapist from Chicago, New York and Toronto.
Port-au-Prince: UNITED SIKHS' volunteers today increased their langgar (community hot-meal) distribution to 5000 meals a day following a request from the Mayor of Carrefour, Yvonne Gerome.
Port-au-Prince, Haiti : UNITED SIKHS' second volunteer team arrived at Port-au-Prince yesterday and started serving langgar (the Sikh tradition of serving hot meals cooked in a community kitchen)..
Port-au-Prince, Haiti - UNITED SIKHS' volunteers arrived Port-au-Prince Saturday for beginning major humanitarian relief work in capital city of Haiti. Retired Lt. Col. Gurbachan Singh, along with other volunteers, reached Santo Domingo airport and drove into Haiti, crossing Jamini border.
A deadly earthquake of 7.0 magnitude rocked Haiti killing hundreds of thousands of people and leaving millions homeless. UNITED SIKHS is rushing emergency supplies to thousands of people left homeless by the earthquake. The Sikh Aid team fears massive loss of life in Haiti.