Tuesday, September 13, 2005

Katrina and the Pakistani Community

There's a growing page that provides Katrina-related information that has a strong component of involvement by Pakistanis, Pakistani-Americans, and other parts of the diaspora, or are focused on Pakistani-Americans affected by the hurricane at:


Please point people who are involved on any side of the issue (giving, offering, needing, wondering how to help) to that page. Folks that have information that might be useful for others, please edit the page directly (just hit the "Edit" link at the top of the page and edit the page as you please), or send the information to iFaqeer@gmail.com . Don't worry about layout and suchlike, I or another volunteer can clean it up later.

WikiPakistan is a relatively new Information Database about Pakistan, Pakistanis and the diaspora. The site is at http://pakistan.wikicities.com/ and background information can be seen at http://pakistan.wikicities.com/wiki/Pakistan:About . It is an open database that anyone can edit and is developed under a Free Document License. Contributors are encouraged to click on the "Create an account or log in" link in the top righthand corner of every page and created an account. You do not need to provide any personal information.