How is livestock bought with Red Crescent cash grants helping communities recover from years of disaster?
Devastating floods swept across much of Pakistan in 2010 and 2011. Animals such as cows, buffalo and goats were a source of money and economic safety net for communities in the affected areas. But when the water died away, many people had lost or been forced to sell their animals.
Now a Pakistan Red Crescent programme is helping people buy livestock again, restoring that financial safety net and giving them a new way of increasing their capital. More