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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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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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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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PAKISTAN : Hundreds of thousands of people living in highly precarious conditions

For Stéphane Lobjois, Handicap International’s head of mission in Pakistan, the situation facing flood victims remains highly critical. Handicap International How has the situation changed since the start of the flooding? The Khyber Pakhtunkwa region (KPK in the North West) … Continue reading

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ICG: Pakistan’s Worsening Displacement Crisis

Islamabad/Brussels Pakistan’s government and international actors must ensure those in flood-devastated conflict zones are urgently granted the assistance they need to survive and to rebuild lives, without the military dictating rehabilitation and reconstruction efforts. Pakistan: The Worsening IDP Crisis , … Continue reading

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Pakistan; New Flooding Engulfs Communities as Shelter Deliveries Surge

ISLAMABAD, 7 September 2010 (UNHCR) – The UN refugee agency has issued shelter supplies to more than 90,000 families as the agency works to meet the needs of people left homeless amidst Pakistan’s on-going monsoon-flooding. In the last five weeks … Continue reading

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