Pakistan

UN assists effort to relocate almost 4,000 survivors from last year’s Pakistan earthquake

Almost 4,000 survivors from last year’s earthquake in northern Pakistan have been moved to relief camps from villages at risk of landslides as heavy monsoon rains lash the quake-affected areas, the United Nations relief agency said today, highlighting an intense, month-long UN-assisted relocation effort.

UN refugee agency, Pakistan team up to start radio show for quake survivors

Compensation, relocation and livelihood opportunities for survivors of the massive quake that rocked Pakistan last October will be discussed on a radio programme launched by the United Nations refugee agency and Pakistan’s Government to update people displaced by the disaster on issues and policies affecting their return and recovery.

UNICEF announces $150 million school and health centre plan for Pakistan quake areas

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) today launched a $150 million healthcare and education recovery plan for areas affected by last year’s earthquake in Pakistan, which killed over 73,000 people, left millions homeless and destroyed or damaged almost 10,000 schools and three quarters of all health facilities.