02 Dec 2010
Pakistan: PAKISTAN: MUCH WORK STILL NEEDED--UN HUMANITARIAN CHIEF
(Islamabad/New York/Geneva: 2 December 2010): Ms. Valerie Amos, United Nations Under- Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator (ERC), arrives today on her second visit to flood-hit Pakistan for a three-day mission, four months after one of the worst floods in history struck.
"Humanitarian work is about reaching people affected by crises, providing emergency assistance, and supporting them through the most difficult time," said Ms...
05 Nov 2010
Pakistan: PAKISTAN: 100 DAYS ON, FLOODWATERS REMAIN AS FUNDING DRIES UP
(Islamabad/Geneva/New York: 5 November 2010): A hundred days into the flooding crisis in Pakistan millions remain in urgent need of support, after heavy monsoon rains caused landslides and flood waters to sweep away entire communities. The situation for those impacted by the floods is desperate-- many have lost what little they owned, either under flood waters or from having to sell animals and personal items in order to see their families through the disaster.
27 Oct 2010
Pakistan: CERF allocates additional $12 million for flood-affected people in Pakistan
27 October 2010: CERF allocates $12 million to aid 350,000 people affected by monsoon floods in Pakistan. In response to the monsoon floods in Pakistan, CERF has allocated a total of $42 million.
Some $4 million has been allocated to the World Food Programme (WFP) for emergency food assistance for the affected families. Some $3.6 million has gone to the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) for emergency nutrition and WASH interventions. The World Health Organization (WHO...
28 Sep 2010
Pakistan: Pakistan: Prioritization Statement for the Pakistan Humanitarian Response Plan
The Pakistan Humanitarian Response Plan (PHRP) 2010 was launched in early 2010 to ensure a consolidated, coherent, transparent and coordinated response by the humanitarian community to unmet needs of vulnerable conflict-affected populations in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province...
24 Sep 2010
Pakistan: The United Nations outlines combined strategy to ensure the survival of millions of flood affected people in Pakistan
ISLAMABAD, 24 September 2010 - The emergency situation caused by the floods in Pakistan is far from being over and is worsening for the most vulnerable people. Three UN agencies today warned of the urgent need to quickly scale up the response in the most recently flooded areas in the south while not losing sight of working towards an early recovery in the centre and the north of the country.
In a coordinated effort, the directors of the Emergency divisions of UNICEF, the...