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Haiti Earthquake Victims Receive Relief From Jericho Sikh Aid Team

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Jericho Beach is one of several Sikh Aid teams from around the world to serve 2010 earthquake victims in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Teams partner with United Sikhs a nonprofit, UN affiliated, international disaster relief organization based on the principle of seva. Founded in 2003, United Sikhs is supported by donations from the international Sikh community. Sikh Aid teams have been present at major disasters such as:
  • December 26 2004 Tsunami Banda Acheh
  • August 28, 2005 Katrina Hurricane New Orleans
  • October 8, 2005 Kashmir Earthquake
  • May 27, 2006 Indonesian Earthquake
  • February 2, 2007 Florida Tornado
  • May 2, 2008 Myanmar Cyclone Nargis
  • September 13, 2008 Hurricane Ike Texas
  • 2009 Pakistan, Internally Displaced People
  • January 12, 2010 - Haiti Earthquake
Sikh Aid teams volunteers include doctors. Relief services provide food, survival kits, temporary shelter, and medical supplies. Guru Nanak Gurdwara of Surrey, BC collected $500K to sponsor the Jericho team mission to Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
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Jericho Sikh Aid Team truck filled with supplies for Earthquake victims in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.Jericho Beach BC Sikh Aid Team TruckJericho Sikh Aid team camp shelter.Sikh Aid Team Camp in HaitiJericho Sikh Aid team unload medical supplies.Jericho Sikh Aid Team Unloading Medical Supplies in HaitiHaiti Jericho Team Moving SuppliesJericho Team Members Moving Supplies in Haiti
Jericho Sikh Aid team bringing supplies into camp.Jericho Team Bring Medical Relief Supplies to Sikh Aid Camp in HaitiJericho Sikh Aid Langar TentSikh Aid Langar TentJaapnam Singh preparing langar in Earthquake ravished Port-au-Prince, Haiti.Japnaam Singh of Jericho Sikh Aid Team Takes a Turn at Preparing LangarJericho Sikh Aid team cleaning dhal for langar.Jericho Sikh Aid Team Cleaning Dhal
Harcharan Singh chopping onions for langar to feed 500 Haiti earthquake victims.Harcharan Singh Chops Onions for Langar Amritpaul Singh cooking langar for Haiti Earthquake victims.Amritpaul Singh Cooking Langar for Haiti Earthquake VicktimsJericho Sikh Aid team lifting hot pot of langar.Jericho Sikh Aid Team Lift Hot Pot of LangarJericho Sikh Aid team ladle langar into meal containers for Haiti earthquake victims.Jericho Sikh Aid Team Fill Containers to Feed Haiti Earthquake Victims
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