14 Oct 2011
Pakistan: CERF allocates $17.6 million in Pakistan
10 October 2011: The Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) has allocated US$17.6 million to provide water, food, shelter and healthcare to thousands of families devastated by floods in Pakistan.
The assistance will target the most vulnerable families living in temporary settlements in the eight hardest-hit districts of Sindh, in southern Pakistan. Many of them had not recovered from Pakistan’s record-breaking floods of 2010. The International Organization for...
07 Oct 2011
Pakistan: United Nations Humanitarian Fund gives US$17.6 million (Pkr 1.54 billion) to help people in flooded areas of Pakistan
(Islamabad/ New York, 7 October 2011): The Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) has allocated US$17.6 million (PKR 1.54 billion) to provide water, food, shelter and healthcare to thousands of families devastated by floods in Pakistan.
“We are grateful for the immediate funding provided by the CERF, especially with UN relief stocks running low. This gives UN agencies flexible resources to continue to help save lives,” said Timo Pakkala,...
30 Sep 2011
Pakistan: UN warns relief supplies are running out for Pakistan flood affected people
(Islamabad/New York: 30 September 2011): The United Nations is warning that resources are running out amidst growing humanitarian needs in flood ravaged southern Pakistan. The floods washed away entire communities and have left more than five million people struggling to survive without adequate food, water, health care and shelter.
“Urgent relief is critical as families continue to suffer in the aftermath of the floods. Unless we receive new pledges to the Floods...
26 Sep 2011
Pakistan: Emergency Relief Coordinator’s Key Messages on Pakistan, 26 September 2011 - Issue Number 13
I. Key Messages
19 Sep 2011
Pakistan: UN launches Pakistan floods 2011 rapid response plan for US$357 million
(Islamabad/Geneva/New York: 19 September 2011): The United Nations called for US$357 million to help the Government of Pakistan provide life-saving assistance to more than 5 million people left destitute by devastating monsoon rains and flooding in southern Pakistan.
The United Nations Rapid Response Plan for 2011 aims to provide food, water, sanitation, health, and emergency shelter to the worst hit families for six...