A man carries his daughters as he searches for higher ground after flood waters engulfed his house in the town of Khoski, in Badin district of Pakistan's Sindh province.
Photo: REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro, courtesy www.alertnet.org
CWS responding to Pakistan floods
Heavy monsoon rains in Pakistan are causing widespread damage, with the death toll approaching 200 and some 5 million people affected. As part of a coordinated response by members of the ACT Alliance, CWS is providing food and other supplies, shelter kits, hygiene kits and health services.
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A CWS project that addresses the energy demands of rural households in the nation of Georgia has been honored with the 2011 ACT Climate Award, which recognizes humanitarian work focused on climate change adaptation.
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CWS Immigration and Refugee Program Director Erol Kekic is featured in Refugee Resettlement: Faith Communities Making A Difference, the upcoming CBS religion special about refugees who resettle in the U.S. and the key roles that voluntary agencies like CWS and local faith-based agencies play in assisting them.