South Waziristan

Another humanitarian crisis is looming, as thousands of people flee fierce fighting which has broken out as Pakistan’s army launches an air and ground offensive against Taliban militants in the South Waziristan area. Local officials said 30,000 troops, backed by … Continue reading

Swat Valley update

Recently, the Pakistani government opened up the Swat valley and neighbouring districts. This meant around two million displaced people had hope of life getting back to normal. However, it is not simply a matter of returning to their homes: many … Continue reading

Swat Valley Refugees

In July, MCC launched an urgent appeal to help the victims of the war in Swat Valley, Pakistan. We desperately need to provide emergency supplies of food, clean water, tents and essential medicines, to the 2.5 million people fleeing the … Continue reading