Stories from Pakistan: Faces of Desperation

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Despite threats from the Taliban, aid groups like CBN's Operation Blessing are continuing their work in Pakistan, providing food, supplies and medical help to thousands of victims of the country's recent flooding.

Kumar Periasamy serves as the director for International Operations and Programs at Operation Blessing International and is in Pakistan working in various camps.

Read his first-hand accounts of the situation in the Muslim region below.  Watch raw footage of his visits to Pakistan's various camps. Also, stay with for more of his blogs from some of Pakistan's most devastated areas.

Feeding a Hungry Crowd Faces of Desperation: Feeding a Hungry Crowd
It is hard to control a hungry crowd. Men, women and children all pushing each other to get a meal. We had to quickly distribute the food and leave to avoid an unpleasant situation. I hoped that all would get a hot meal, but there are always the weaker ones who do not make it to the line.

Pakistan WaterFaces of Desperation: From Homes to Tents
Most of the flood victims had simple homes made out of mud and straw. All their life-long savings were used to build their dream home. Imagine the moment when all that was taken away.

Pakistan MedicalFaces of Desperation: A Touch of Love
Each day, Operation Blessing works to show the love of God to the people of Pakistan, bringing them the help they need in such a desperate time.  Follow Operation Blession during one unique day in the country.

Faces of Desperation: Girl with the God-Given Smile
Even the youngest Pakistanis are forced to find work so their families can make a living following the recent floods. Read the story of Begum, a girl around 9-years-old living with her family at a makeshift camp in the country.

Faces of Desperation: 'These are Your Children'
Although it's been tough getting foreign aid into Pakistan, the people that Operation Blessing encounters have been grateful for the help. See how even in this Muslim nation, the work of Christ is being welcomed.

Faces of Desperation: Blessing the Children
Many of those affected by the flooding in Pakistan are too young to fully understand the grief around them. But they are God's children. Read about how they're being helped.

Faces of Desperation: Eyewitness to Pakistan
Kumar Periasamy arrives in Pakistan and immediately understands the need there, as well as what Operation Blessing and other Christian groups have been called to do. Read about what he saw on day one and the people he experienced.

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