Alyssa Milano does a photoshoot to raise awareness for UNICEF USA’s initiative for Pakistani flood victims.
A big thank you from Pakistanis!
Top Donors for Pakistani flood victims source BBC as of 20th August 2010:
1. US, 2. Saudi Arabia, 3. EU Commission, 4. UK, 5. Canada, 6. Australia, 7. UN CERF, 8. Germany, 9. Norway and 10. Japan.
Players of Buner and Bajaur compete in the Play for Peace volleyball championship. Play for Peace, a UN supported organisation, partnered with the government of North West Frontier Province of Pakistan in an effort to bring back some sense of normalcy among the countless people displaced by the war in Swat and its adjoining areas. -Photo by APP
Edhi wins top UN prize for non-violence
The Pakistani philanthropist and a Belgian human rights defender were awarded the UNESCO-Madanjeet Singh Prize. Above: Edhi Foundation Chairman Abdul Sattar Edhi collects donations for IDPs outside one of his offices in Rawalpindi. —Photo by APP
Farzana Barkat (aka Farri) passed away in the tragic bomb blast at the World Food Program office in Islamabad today.
This is the human face of tragedies which have engulfed Pakistan and sadly doesn’t come on the International media, who is obviously more interested in other things.
Farri was working at WFP and was recently promoted and had promised her friends a party on this coming Sunday. She was also doing MBA from a local University.
ina lillahe wa ina ilahe rajeoon (trans. We are all from Him and to Him we will return). Amen.