Project Dignity: Essential Clothing for Yezidi women, ex slaves of ISIS

Northern Iraq is home to the Yezidi community, one of the most vulnerable religious groups in the world. In 2014 ISIS targeted the Yezidis, killing the men, taking young boys as child soldiers and enslaving women and girls. Since 2016 Khalsa Aid International has been working with Yezidi girls and women who have returned from […]

Greece: Refugee Crisis

More than one million migrants and refugees crossed into Europe in 2015, sparking the biggest refugee crisis in the EU since the Second World War. Khalsa Aid relief teams have been working across Europe in multiple locations to support refugees with vital food and water supplies. In January 2016, Khalsa Aid launched a major project […]

UK Floods 2015

Flooding had a devastating impact on parts of the UK in late 2015. Areas in Yorkshire, Lancashire and Cumbria were adversely affected with people evacuated from their homes and entire community areas destroyed. Khalsa Aid launched a relief operation when news broke out of flooding in the region. A team was also dispatched to provide […]

Yemen Civil War

The civil war in Yemen has had a disastrous impact on the country. Over 2.5 million people have had to flee their homes and have become internally displaced persons (IDPs). Khalsa Aid and our dedicated nutrition project Langar Aid, were contacted to support the provision of food items in the area to support IDPs as […]

Nepal earthquake 2015

In April 2015 a devastating earthquake hit Nepal killing over 8,000 people and injuring 21,000. Khalsa Aid dispatched an emergency relief team which were on the ground within 36 hours of the earthquake. Khalsa Aid coordinated a number of projects including:  1. Langar / Free food project: in the capital city, Kathmandu at the national […]

Drinking water for flood victims in Malawi

In February 2015, heavy rains hit the Phalombe region in the North East Constituency of Malawi. The river banks flooded which created havoc for the local communities there, with initial estimates that 174,000 people were affected. UNICEF and the Malawi government released the official figures outlining the floods affected over 230,000 people. Local communities and […]

Australia: Cyclone Marcia

In 2015 a category 5 tropical cyclone made its way over the Queensland area in Australia.  Cyclone Marcia is estimated to have caused $590m of damage in the local area. Khalsa Aid worked with local organisation ‘Turbans For Australia’ to deliver vital items to support victims of the cyclone. Relief items included non-perishable food, water […]

Vishakhapatnam Cyclone

in 2014, a severe Cyclone storm, named Hudhud caused extensive damage and loss of life in eastern India and Nepal. Hudhud caused extensive damage to the city of Visakhapatnam and the neighbouring districts of Vizianagaram and Srikakulam of Andhra Pradesh. Damages were estimated to be 21,908 crore (US$3.4 billion) by the Andhra state government. At least […]

Floods in Jammu and Kashmir, India

In the wake of heavy monsoon rain and flash floods in Jammu and Kashmir, which have killed over 400 people and destroyed thousands of homes. Indian Armed Forces were deployed in increasing numbers starting September 2, 2014 to conduct search, rescue and relief missions in Jammu and Kashmir. By the 18th of September, over 200,000 […]

Riots Relief Saharanpur, India

In the summer of 2014, communal riots occurred in the city of Saharanpur in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. As a result of the clashes many innocent families were affected with homes being damaged and local businesses looted. Khalsa Aid relief team based in India initiated a project to support innocent victims of the riots. […]