Interview with ICRC
In this interview with ICRC’s Sitara Jabeen, the organization’s efforts to provide food, clean water, medicines, power generators, seeds and economic assistance to nearly 1.7 million people in Swat. The ICRC works in collaboration with the Pakistan Red Crescent Society.
University students want to work for peace
In this panel discussion, students from Malakand University talk about their hopes for peace to return to the region. They vow to work for peace and help boost the morale of the community.
Army restores high school in Kabal
The Pakistan Army repaired a high school building in Kabal making it possible for students and teachers to finally return and resume classes. Besides the repairs, the army undertook the building’s whitewash, constructed washrooms and provided benches and desks. In this report, the school principal expresses relief that studies can continue, and students talk of their satisfaction with the repairs.
Natural resources expert highlights NWFP potential
In this discussion, Sabaoon talks to a professor of Earth Sciences at Quaid-e-Azam University in Islamabad. He highlights the rich resources available in NWFP, especially Malakand. He says Pakistan’s future is bright as long as its natural resources and responsibly managed and protected.
High school students continue classes in destroyed school
Fourteen months after the Government High School in Qambar was destroyed during the conflict in Swat, the school principal continues to send requests to find some arrangements for its students. Yet classes still continue in open air or in tents, while enrolment has declined from 700 to 400.