The Khalsa Aid International has appeared to be a ray of hope in the war torn Syria. Last week Syria saw a series of airstrikes and bombings which killed nearly 500 civilians including 121 children in just a week. Khalsa Aid has extended a helping hand by providing free food, shelter and health services to the people in Syria.
NGO Khalsa Aid’s relief assistance in war-torn Syria
Khalsa Aid is an international NGO which is known for providing humanitarian aid in regions facing natural or man made disasters.
About 500 human lives were lost in the past week’s bombing in Eastern Ghouta.Reports had suggested that the 48-hour death toll in Syria is highest since 2013. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said the situation in the Eastern Ghouta is like “hell on Earth”. The NGO, Khalsa Aid, without wasting any time has reached Syria to provide assistance. Khalsa Aid has been providing food, shelter and medical aid.
The NGO also runs Langar Aid which provides emergency food and water supplies in such areas.
The efforts of the NGO has met with lot of appreciation from all quarters
There have been many instances wherein the NGO volunteers have rushed to provide aid, be it in areas of civil conflict or in regions affected by natural disaster. Some of its projects include providing assistance during the Yemen civil war, extending a helping hand to the various natural disaster struck areas including Nepal, UK, Philippines, Mumbai and providing relief during the refugee crisis of Middle east and Myanmar.
Khalsa Aid is a UK-based humanitarian relief charity providing support around the world to victims of natural and man-made disasters such as floods, earthquakes, famine and war.
This organisation was founded by Ravinder(Ravi) Singh after seeing the plight of refugees in Kosovo, during the war in Yugoslavia in 1999.
The organisation believes in the Sikh principle of “Sarbat da Bhala” which means well-being for all. They also believe in “Recognise the whole human race as one”.
The Khalsa Aid has certainly led by example. At a time when world is faced with real humanitarian crisis, this NGO has taken the onus to provide relief to the innocent victims of the war. It is the instances like this which restores our belief in humanity. The continued support and assistance extended by the NGO is truly commendable.The Logical Indian applauds the effort of Khalsa Aid.