Gurdaspur, Panjab: UNITED SIKHS saw the urgent need for medical and health services for villagers who have not seen a doctor for many years. Due to tensions at border area districts in Gurdaspur and Taran Tarn in October 2016 many villagers at evacuation camps have neglected their health, this caused major concern to our volunteers who visited the villagers.
Sikhs Adopt Neglected Neighborhoods During Texas Cleanup
September 5, 2017
"Many of our volunteers have taken time off of work to come out and help. They realize the need is just that great. Neighborhoods look more like lakes, and the stores have become mini pools of contaminated water. We're in the beginning phases of a recovery effort that may take years to overcome," Gurvinder Singh of UNITED SIKHS said.
Will You Be a Humanitarian on 19th August?
August 17, 2017
Worldwide, August 17, 2017 - Will you be a humanitarian on Aug 19th, which is World Humanitarian Day, by helping ANYONE in need. Do not ignore a cry for help, on Saturday August 19, be a humanitarian by helping the first needy person you meet. For WHD 2017, humanitarian partners are coming together to reaffirm that civilians caught in conflict are #NotATarget.
Cyclone Mora destroyed homes but not people's spirit
July 14, 2017
"Together with Samparade Kar Seva, Sarhali, we initiated our relief efforts, we have struggled to reach the worst affected areas of Bangladesh due to the high risk of dangers. Our team is committed to receive government authorisation to go beyond to assist"said Jatin Singh UNITED SIKHS Humanitarian Aid coordinator.
Debbie Relief Update From Australia
June 16, 2017
Queensland, AUSTRALIA - Two months have passed since powerful tropical storm Debbie swept through northern Australia, but the disaster relief efforts are still going strong. In late March, the former cyclone brought devastation and unrepairable destruction to many communities. Reports show Cyclone Debbie, a category 4 storm, was the most powerful storm to hit the region since Cyclone Yasi in 2011. Some areas were said to have been hit by four month's worth of rainfall in just 24 hours.