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12 August 2013 - 10:50amHumanitarian organizations in Pakistan are on high alert following flash floods that have affected tens of thousands of people across the country. However, preparedness efforts are being hindered by a lack of funding. The floods, triggered by the first spell of Pakistan’s annual monsoon rains, have...
27 July 2012 - 11:12amLast year, OCHA ranked Myanmar as the most at-risk Asia-Pacific country. It is vulnerable to devastating natural disasters, poverty and conflicts. Despite being a resource-rich country with a strong agricultural base, its population of over 50 million people are among the poorest in the world. Years of...