February 6, 2013

Many of those affected by the terrible flooding back in the summer of 2010 are struggling in the cold winter. Shelter Now is distributing blankets, mattresses, and pillows.

2 ½ years after the devastating floods many of the former flood victims in northeastern Pakistan...

January 11, 2012

Last month, Shelter Now Germany received a call from Kandahar, desperately seeking help for 600 refugee families from Pakistan to help them survive the winter. We told our supporters about the need for help and publicized it via the media too. The response was impressi...

March 22, 2011

Last year they lost everything, now they have hope for the future again: 60 families in north-western Pakistan who lost their homes in the floods last August have now built new houses with the help of Shelter Now.

Last year they lost everything, now they have hope for t...

November 18, 2010

The biggest problem in the flood regions of Pakistan right now is the shortage of drinking water. The wells are contaminated, and many people – children especially – are suffering from diarrhea, skin problems and other illnesses as a result. In the villages that we are...

October 27, 2010

Our daily distribution of hot meals has now been completed. We were able to feed up to 4300 people a day in the critical phase. Clean drinking water remains a huge problem. The wells are contaminated so that drinking the water makes people ill. We received free water p...

August 9, 2010

The situation in the areas of Pakistan devastated by the flooding is desperate. Shelter Now's Udo Stolte set out for the disaster area at short notice to assess the situation for himself and coordinate possible projects.

Local Shelter Now employees have begun handing ou...

July 11, 2009

For at least three thousand years, the Kuchis (pronounced “kootchees”’) have led semi-nomadic lives. During the summer they live in the mountainous regions of Afghanistan. In the winter, they move south to lower-lying areas, often crossing over into Pakistan.

They make...

May 22, 2009

Forced to leave everything - yet again Pakistan in May 2009 - People are fleeing en masse from the fighting between Pakistani government forces and Islamist extremists.

Forced to leave everything - yet again

Pakistan in May 2009 - People are fleeing en masse from the fig...

February 12, 2009

“Newroz” or New Year is celebrated every spring in this part of the world. For the children, Newroz also means the start of another school year. This year, Shelter Now was able to open a new school for girls in Afghanistan and the 16th new primary school in the earthqu...

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