“ BMS Bethel Church Flood Relief Service 2014 “
In the first week of September the heavy rain continued for seven days and nights . Over flown water of Indian rivers has been diverted to Pakistan so there is a flood havoc in our country these days.As a result of this flood water many cities and villages were badly affected .Five to seven feet water is all around and rescue teams are working for the flood victims. Actually, India released river water toward Pakistan. The rivers of our country overflowed and at present there is huge flow of water is in the rivers. Mud houses, cattle and people are being affected badly this flood water. Thousands of people have become victim to the flood. Christians are a part of the affected community. Property of these people has been damaged and they need to be given relief for this disaster.
River Jhelum & Chenab is another major river in Pakistan. It is longest of the rivers that give Punjab (meaning “Fiver River”) originates in west side of Tibet in the Kailas mountain ranges. It Flows from Northwest and West – South West through Himalayan valleys; it crosses Himachal Pardesh (India) and come into the Punjab plains in Hoshiarpur district, Punjab state. Rivers is also known as the Red River.
Houses of the people with their belongings have been completely damaged.Many people are sitting in tents under the open sky.In Narowal area the crop of Peddy ( Rice ) and vegetables have been damaged and their cattle sank in the flood waters. Many people have been badly affected by this flood havoc. Still flood waters are going on and damaging towards South of Pakistan.
BETHEL RELIEF TEAM VISITED :-
Bethel Relief Team visited the flood affected areas today and worked there. We went to the Northern Lahore side i.e. Feroze Wala, and villages of district Narowal i.e.
Fatoo Wala ,
Wale Kay and Udhu ki Munda.
In the district Sheikhu Pura , Loharran Wala and Mureed Key.
Relief team of our church distributed grams, bread and drinking water with our limited sources.
Pray for the flood victims as well for bethel relief team working efficiently in this difficult situation. Please open your hearts for these people and send love gift for these brethren….