Pakistan

Pakistan: UNICEF voices concern over malnutrition crisis in flood-affected Sindh

High levels of malnutrition among children in communities affected by last year’s massive floods in Pakistan’s Sindh province remain one of the most challenging humanitarian problems six months since the disaster first hit the Asian country, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said today.

UN urges quick disbursement of funds to help Pakistan recover from floods

Six months since the onset of last year's devastating floods in Pakistan, the humanitarian community there is urging adequate and timely resources to respond to early recovery needs, the United Nations said today.

Thousands of flood-affected Pakistanis remain in camps and in need of help – UN

An estimated 166,000 people in Pakistan remain displaced six months after last year’s devastating floods and in need of assistance, the United Nations refugee agency reported today.

Pakistan: UN envoy stresses need for continuing assistance for flood survivors

Pakistan remains in need of humanitarian and early recovery assistance as a result of the devastation wrought by last year’s massive floods, the United Nations special envoy for the country said today after visiting one of the provinces hit hardest by the deluge that affected a total of 20 million people.

UN chief condemns assassination of provincial governor in Pakistan

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has strongly condemned the assassination today of the governor of Pakistan’s Punjab province, Salman Taseer.