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Pakistan Cyclone Phet 2010
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Thousands were left homeless and many were stranded on the submerged roads in southern Pakistan, as the country was hit by cyclone Phet on Sunday June 06, 2010.

The cyclone caused heavy flooding and rain in the coastal areas, as the storm hit the coasts between Karachi and Thatta. As many as 200,000 people have lost their mud homes from the port city of Gwadar and coastal belt of Thatta District due to heavy floods.

Hidaya Foundation's partner organization, Hidaya Trust, has a team of over 150 members at its Central Field Operations in Shikarpur.  Hundreds of packages of supplies including 20 Kg bag of rice, 4.5 liter of cooking oil, 5 kg of lentils, soaps for bathing and washing clothes, bed sheets and towels are ready to be distributed to people in need, and more on-going work will continue for affected families.

 

 

 

Sitara-e-Isaar Awarded to Hidaya Foundation

The sister organization of Hidaya Trust, Hidaya Foundation was awarded Sitara-i-Eisaar (Star of Sacrifice) by the Government of Pakistan, in recognition of the results-oriented relief efforts of both the organizations during the 2005 earthquake in Pakistan. It was awarded during a special ceremony held at the Embassy of Pakistan in Washington, DC.

In Keeping with our commitment to the communities in which Hidaya Trust operates, it hires its work force as an equal opportunity employer.  It means that employment decisions are based on merit and business needs and not on race, color, status in the society, ancestry, sex, age, religion, creed and marital status.