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Rain-related incidents leave 30 killed in Pakistan

At least 30 people were killed and several others injured in rain-related incidents in the last 48 hours in Pakistan, the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) said on Sunday.

One year on from catastrophic floods, millions of children in Pakistan still need urgent support: UNICEF

One year after historic floods devastated Pakistan and a national state of emergency was declared, millions of children continue to need humanitarian assistance and access to essential services, UNICEF warned today. Recovery and rehabilitation efforts remain underfunded.

Guterres urges radical global finance shake-up to help Pakistan after deadly floods

New York: UN-led efforts to encourage the international community to stand with Pakistan after deadly floods last summer, continued on Monday in Geneva, where Secretary-General António Guterres urged radical reform of the global financial system, in favour of developing countries.

Guterres urges radical global finance shake-up to help Pakistan after deadly floods

New York: UN-led efforts to encourage the international community to stand with Pakistan after deadly floods last summer, continued on Monday in Geneva, where Secretary-General António Guterres urged radical reform of the global financial system, in favour of developing countries.

Pakistan floods: 9 million more risk being pushed into poverty, warns UNDP

New York: An additional nine million people risk being pushed into poverty on top of the 33 million affected by last summer’s devastating floods in Pakistan, the UN development agency, UNDP said on Thursday, ahead of next week’s International Conference on Climate Resilient Pakistan in Geneva.

Public health risks increasing in flood-affected Pakistan, warns WHO

New York: Although flood waters have continued to recede in many flood-affected areas across Pakistan in recent weeks, around eight million people need essential health assistance, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday.

After Biden dubs Pak 'most dangerous nation', it leans on Russia for cheap fuel and wheat supplies

Amid a diplomatic row with the US, Pakistan Finance Minister Ishaq Dar has said that the country wants to import fuel from Russia but at the same rate supplied to neigbouring India, media reports said.

Pakistan: To avert ‘second wave of death’, UN raises funding appeal to $816 million

New York: Battling what the top UN aid official in Pakistan has warned is a “second wave of death and destruction”, following catastrophic flooding since June that left a third of the country submerged, UN humanitarians on Tuesday raised their funding request from $160 million to $816 million.

Pakistan: Minister says 600,000 pregnant women in flood-hit areas lack facilities

Pakistan's Minister of State for Finance and Revenue Dr Aisha Ghous Pasha has said  600,000 pregnant women in flood-hit areas lack maternal health services and have no safe place to deliver.

Survey shows majority of Pakistan's flood victims are unhappy with performance of state institutions, ruling parties

Islamabad: A large section of Pakistan's flood victims appeared to be unhappy with the performance of state institutions and ruling parties, media reports said on Friday.

Pakistan: Flood leaves 22 people dead

Islamabad: At least 22 people were killed and nine others injured in heavy monsoon rain-triggered flash floods in the last 24 hours in Pakistan, the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) said.

UN chief sees ‘great heights’ of human endurance and heroism amid ‘climate carnage’ in Pakistan

New York: Secretary-General António Guterres on Saturday reiterated that the needs in flood-ravaged Pakistan are enormous and called for urgent financial support, as he wrapped up a two-day trip aimed at raising awareness of the climate-driven disaster with flights over some of the hardest hit areas.

Pakistan: Hindu temple gives shelter to flood-hit people

Quetta: Tucked in the Kachhi district of Balochistan in the tiny village of Jalal Khan, the local Hindu community opened the doors of the Baba Madhodas Mandir to the flood-hit people and their livestock.

Pakistan: UN scales up financial and other support after ‘latest climate tragedy’

New York: A $7 million disbursement from the UN’s Central Emergency Relief Fund (CERF), announced on Friday, will bolster response to the devastating monsoon floods in Pakistan, the worst in more than a decade.

Pakistan floods: Exporters pine for Indian cotton to meet demands

Islamabad: The Pakistan Textile Exporters Association has approached the federal government to allow the import of cotton from India via Wagah to meet the rising export orders as the country's cotton belt remains badly hit due to monsoon rains and floods.