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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. more
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 Antó ...

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: Flood victims forced to stay under open sky

Karachi: A large number of flood-hit victims in Pakistan are forced to live under the open sky and dealing with troubles like  hunger and disease.

Pakistan: Floods cause up to $12.5bln in damage

Islamabad: Flood damage in Pakistan could reach up to $12.5 billion, Pakistani media reported on Sunday, citing preliminary estimates from the government.

Pakistan floods: Death toll touches 1,265

Islamabad: Pakistan's death toll due to ongoing flooding has now touched 1,265 as 57 more people died in the past 24 hours, media reports said.

Pakistan: More than 6.4 million in ‘dire need’ after unprecedented floods

New York: The scale of the humanitarian crisis in Pakistan is unprecedented, with a third of the country under water, UN humanitarians warned on Friday.

Pakistan: Death due to flood touches 1,162

Islamabad: The death toll due to the ravaging flood in Pakistan has touched 1,162 on Wednesday, media reports said on Wednesday.

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 ...

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 ...