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Floods in Pakistan leave four dead

Islamabad/IBNS/UNI: At least four people, including one child, have died in Pakistan owing to the flood conditions in the Islamic country, the Dawn newspaper reports citing the Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA).

Pakistan: Heavy rains batter Balochistan, several houses damaged

Quetta: Heavy rainfall battered several regions of Pakistan's Balochistan region over the last four days, causing damage to houses, media reports said.

Pakistan: Nine die, 44 jurt as earthquake rocks KP

Islamabad: At least nine people died and 44 others were injured as a 6.5 magnitude earthquake hit  Khyber Pakhtunkhwa region of Pakistan on Tuesday as the epicentre of the quake was located in Afghanistan, media reports said.

Pakistan: 10 million deprived of safe drinking water in flood-affected areas

New York: Six months after catastrophic floods struck Pakistan, more than 10 million people, including children, still lack access to safe drinking water, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Tuesday.

Pakistan’s ‘climate carnage beyond imagination’, UN chief tells General Assembly

New York: The people of Pakistan are the victims of “a grim calculus of climate injustice”, Secretary-General António Guterres told the UN General Assembly on Friday, reminding that while the country was responsible for less than one per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions, it is paying a “supersized price for man-made climate change”.

Pakistan floods: Six month wait for water to recede, warn relief agencies

New York: Millions of people in Pakistan are still deeply affected by catastrophic flooding which “is not going anywhere”, UN relief agencies said on Tuesday.

Pakistan: $160 million UN emergency plan launched, as ‘monsoon on steroids’ continues

New York: A $160 million emergency plan to help Pakistan deal with devastating flooding has been launched by the United Nations, aiming to reach “5.2 million of the most vulnerable people in the country”.

Pakistan: WFP working to expand food aid as deadly flooding continues

New York: The World Food Programme (WFP) is supporting Pakistan as the country takes stock of floods which have reportedly killed more than 1,000 people and displaced some 33 million, the UN agency said on Monday.

Villagers in Fazilka in India's Punjab suffering due to Pakistani tanneries

Fazilka, Punjab: Hundreds of residents of 130 villages located in Fazilka region of Punjab are suffering for the past 15 years due to the highly polluted water of tanneries located on banks of Sutlej river across the border in Pakistan’s Kasur.

Pakistan: 5.9 magnitude earthquake hits Balochistan, death toll touches 20

Quetta: The death toll due to the 5.9 magnitude earthquake in Pakistan's Balochistan region has now touched 20, media reports said on Friday.

Pakistan govt tells National Assembly that major cities do not have safe drinking water

Islamabad: The Pakistan government recently told the National Assembly that an overwhelming majority of the cities, including the megacities, in the country do not have safe drinking waters, media reports said.

Experts caution Pakistan may soon witness famine-like situation if water crisis continues

Islamabad: Pakistani experts have warned that the country may face a famine-like situation due to scarcity of water.

Pakistan: Five killed, six injured as windstorm lashes northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province

Islamabad/UNI: At least five people were killed and six others injured in separate rain and windstorm-triggered accidents in Pakistan's northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, the Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) said.

Pakistan to shift to 60 pc clean energy by 2030

Pakistan has assured the international community that it would shift to 60 percent clean energy and 30 percent electric vehicle use by 2030, Dawn reported.

Pakistan is world's second most polluted nation: Report

Islamabad: A latest global report has said Pakistan stands in the second position in the list of polluted countries in the world.