Winter for 2016-17 has been exceptionally cold in many parts of the world and
the cold and snowy conditions have caused deaths and cold related illnesses in
areas which are susceptible to freezing temperatures. Matters are worse for
refugees and displaced people who are staying in temporary shelters.
Minhaj Interfaith and Welfare Foundation as part of its #Colderforthem
project is helping with winter relief in various cold regions of the world. As
part of its #Colderforthem project in India, MIWF delivered winter relief at
Srinagar relief camp in the State of Jammu and Kashmir. MIWF distributed winter
relief material and household items to 70 families (approximately 400 people )
who were victims of fire incident which completely destroyed their homes in
Srinagar. Right now they are staying in temporary relief camps in Dalgate area
of Srinagar. MIWF volunteers team comprising of 15 volunteers led by Abdur
Rasheed (MQII J&K President) and Noorul Hasan (Gen Secretary MQI J & K)
coordinated the whole effort in spite of severe cold and snowfall in the
area.Earlier the MIWF Team had also distributed free medicines in hospitals of
The event was covered by various news channels and local media.
Video of media coverage
We would like to thank our donors and volunteers for their contributions in
making this relief distribution successful. We look forward to your continued
support for our future activities.