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Pakistan: The army rescued another 2,000 flood victims

Pakistan's armed forces have rescued another 2,000 people trapped in floodwaters, they said in a statement, as the disaster, blamed on climate change, has inundated about a third of the country and is expected to continued. This...

Pakistan: UN emergency appeal to raise $160 million

The UN and the government of Pakistan today launched an emergency appeal to raise $160 million to help more than 5 million people affected by the devastating floods in the Asian country. This amount will fund an...

Pakistan to need more than $10 billion to repair damage after floods

Pakistan will need more than $10 billion to repair damage caused by heavy monsoon rains and rebuild damaged infrastructure, the country's Planning and Development Minister Ahsan Iqbal told AFP today. "Huge damage was caused to infrastructure, mainly...

At 1,136 the dead from the floods in Pakistan: Possible imports of vegetables from India and a loan from the IMF

The United Nations and the Pakistani government will formally appeal to the UN tomorrow, Tuesday, for a donation of $160 million to fund emergency aid in Pakistan, which has been swept by unprecedented floods, the UN...

Tens of millions of Pakistanis struggle to cope with worst rainfall in 30 years

Tens of millions of Pakistanis are today struggling to cope with the worst monsoon rains "in 30 years", which have killed 1,061 people and destroyed countless homes and vital farmland. This year's monsoon rains that began in...

Pakistan: Aid slows to arrive as Pakistan faces unprecedented floods

A massive rescue operation is underway today in Pakistan, which is facing unprecedented floods that have already killed at least 1,061 people, as international aid slowly begins to arrive. More than 33 million people, or one in...