Tuesday, March 5, 2024

Topic: Pakistan floods

Flood waters have gone but horror continues for children in Pakistan, UNICEF warns

Millions of children in Pakistan remain dependent on humanitarian assistance as recovery and rehabilitation efforts from last year’s catastrophic floods lack sufficient funding, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned on Friday.

Pakistan floods: 8 million still homeless, says UN

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: WHO

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.

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

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

Pakistan floods: what role did climate change play?

Ben Clarke, University of Oxford; Friederike Otto, Imperial College London, and Luke Harrington, University of Waikato Pakistan is experiencing the most devastating and widespread floods...