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To mark this year’s Earth Science Week, international development NGO Christian Aid has launched an interactive documentary which demonstrates the importance of science in helping Filipino slum dwellers.
The Methodist Church in Britain has made a solidarity grant of £10,000 to help churches in Fiji work with communities hit by serious storm flooding.
Religious communities in Thailand are responding to a continuing flood crisis resulting from heavy monsoon rains in the last three months.
International development agency Oxfam says funds for the United Nations Pakistan disaster appeal are drying up and threatening millions of lives.
Evangelical Christians from South Asia living in Britain are pushing to have Pakistan’s crippling international debts cancelled.
The DEC Pakistan Floods Appeal has now reached £47 million, Disasters Emergency Committee chief Brendan Paddy has announced.
Of the 20 million people affected by the floods in Pakistan, some 85 per cent are women and children, and around 500,000 are pregnant women.
The Disasters Emergency Committee in the UK is encouraging corporate donations as part of its drive to raise money for flood-stricken Pakistan.
Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu and the Elders group want people and governments to give “more quickly and generously” to flood-stricken Pakistan.
The Disasters Emergency Committee in the UK has expressed grave concern following reports of cholera in Pakistan’s Swat Valley.