She cancels family trip to help Rohingya
December 8, 2017
This was one of the many harrowing accounts Ms Lakhvinder Kaur heard while volunteering in the refugee camps in Cox's Bazar, which is near Bangladesh's border with Myanmar. The Singaporean - a volunteer from United Sikhs, a civil rights and humanitarian organisation - has been there on a solo mission since Nov 25
Inside Rohingya Muslim and Hindu Refugee Camps in Bangladesh
November 5, 2017
UNITED SIKHS has been providing emergency relief supplies such as plastic sheets, water, and food to the Rohingyas and Hindus ever since the crisis erupted. The organisation receives funds from institutions and individuals across the world. Their largest establishment for providing relief to the Rohingya is at Bandarban in Bangladesh.
Local United Sikh member returns from relief effort in Puerto Rico
October 13, 2017
WEST CHESTER, Ohio-Some of the most devastated areas in Puerto Rico are just now getting relief help and among one group reaching the most desperate areas is a West Chester man. “You go there, there are power lines still down on the road, rubble is still everywhere,” said Jaipal Singh, who is a disaster coordinator with United Sikhs. “Hurricane Maria wiped out 95 percent of the island.”
WEST CHESTER, Ohio -- United Sikhs is an organization many in the Tri-State may not have heard of, but they're recognized by the U.N. This weekend, they're holding a fundraiser for humanitarian relief after some of their members have returned from hurricane recovery efforts Puerto Rico.
Now, Sikhs help victims of Irma
September 25, 2017
ALANDHAR: After providing aid to the victims of Hurricane Harvey in Texas where they had sent truckloads of relief material, the US Sikhs are now reaching out to the victims of Hurricane Irma in Florida. United Sikhs, a humanitarian relief and advocacy organization, has set up a base camp in Florida Keys and has been providing emergency supplies besides running langar.