Topic: National Disaster Management Authority
Pakistan’s record floods last year killed some 2,000 people and displaced 20 million. Many officials say the country is still not properly prepared to deal with this year's imminent monsoon season.
06/22/2011 10:20 am
Some 5,800 peasants in Sindh province are set to receive farmland previously designated as government-owned flood runoff. By the end of March, some 92,000 acres will be allotted to women only.
03/23/2011 12:39 pm
Pakistan flood aid is nowhere near the billions needed to deal with a calamity that's swept through Pakistan, wiped out crops in the agricultural heartland, and affected some 20 million people.
08/18/2010 04:11 pm
The US has committed $35 million thus far to battle the worst Pakistan floods in 80 years. Meanwhile, a militant group has some 3,000 volunteers working around the country.
08/06/2010 01:14 pm
Concern about the worst Pakistan floods in living memory is now shifting to preventing water-borne disease from spreading among the 1.5 million displaced. The US and UN have pledged $10 million toward relief efforts.
08/02/2010 09:23 am
The government's disaster relief in Balochistan comes amid ongoing efforts to reach out to the troubled province.
10/31/2008 01:00 am
More than 300,000 people have fled their homes as fighting worsens between security forces and militants.
08/25/2008 01:00 am