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UN humanitarian agency: Pakistan flooding victims still in urgent need of support

One hundred days into Pakistan’s worst ever flooding crisis, United Nations humanitarian coordinators are drawing attention to the plight of the millions of Pakistanis who remain in urgent need of support, following the rains and floods which swept away entire … Continue reading

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Indus Resource Center: This Eid, Sacrifice with a Difference

Give a goat to a flood affected woman, and help her raise an income. According to the Provincial Disaster Management Authority in Sindh, 236,114 animals have died in the flood catastrophe in Sindh only. Apart from creation of scarcity of … Continue reading

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UN News Centre: Ban calls on world to speed up funding for $2 billion flood appeal

5 October 2010 – The $2 billion appeal for aid for Pakistani flood victims, the largest-ever launched by the United Nations and its partners for a natural disaster, is just 34 per cent funded, and Secretary-General Ban Ki–moon today called … Continue reading

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AP: Pakistan flood victims going into debt to rebuild

NOWSHERA, Pakistan (AP) — With their villages in shambles, winter on its way and government help slow to arrive, Pakistan’s flood victims are scrambling to rebuild their homes. Many are taking on debt…..Click here to read the full article.

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Clothes Donation- Cost Sharing Offer (Please read Disclaimer)

Dear All, We recently received this email regarding clothes donations. Please take a look at it and pass it on to any one you think may be able to help in this matter. Get in touch with the author of … Continue reading

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MSNBC: Pakistan flood damage estimated at $9.5 billion

ISLAMABAD — International lenders are estimating that this summer’s floods caused $9.5 billion in damage to Pakistan’s infrastructure, agriculture and other sectors, a government official said Wednesday. The estimate, drafted by the Asian Development Bank and the World Bank in consultation … Continue reading

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Pakistan: “I See People Rebuilding, Replanting, Reclaiming Lives”

Amjad Jamal a WFP spokesman in Pakistan, has been in the thick of his country’s humanitarian crisis since the monsoon floods started in early August. Now, more than two months on, he says that millions of people are at work … Continue reading

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