Pakistan

UNICEF faces a $50 million shortfall in aid to victims of Pakistani floods

A year after devastating monsoon floods hit Pakistan, for which the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) launched one of its largest operations, the agency today reported it faces a shortfall of more than $50 million to meet the continuing critical needs of the country’s children.

A year after Pakistan’s devastating floods, UN continues effort to rebuild lives

The United Nations today pledged its continued assistance to the people of Pakistan as they rebuild their lives one year after the country faced devastating floods – the largest natural disaster in its history.

One year on, Pakistan’s flood survivors need continued support, UN agency says

Millions of Pakistanis affected by last year’s devastating floods continue to need assistance to rebuild livelihoods, improve food production and generate income, according to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), whose own efforts have helped some 900,000 farming households get back on their feet.

New UNESCO project aims to improve early warning for floods in Pakistan

As part of its efforts to help Pakistan tackle natural disasters, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and partners have launched a project to upgrade the early warning system in the South Asian nation, which last year experienced the worst flooding in 80 years.