Published: 00:00 GMT Daylight Time - Thursday 14 October 2010
A view from the ground in flood-stricken Pakistan
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A view from the ground in floo...
Wilson Saraj, Barnabas Fund’s regional co-ordinator for South Asia, is currently in Pakistan on a return visit to the flood-stricken communities he first went to help at the end of August. Read more about his first visit here
Here Wilson shares some of his experiences...
Taimur and Nosheen with their three children
Taimur and his wife Nosheen along with their three children, Simon (7), Aryan (4) and Aniya (1), left their house to escape the deadliest flood in the history of Pakistan. When the gushing waters receded, the family returned to their house to find it severely damaged by the flood water. Nosheen told me, "It was a shock, and my years of savings were ruined, I could hardly hold my tears back. My biggest challenge was a shelter for my family."
At the request of the local church, Barnabas Fund helped to repair the flood-affected house, and within a month Taimur and his family were living in the renovated property. Nosheen
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