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Thousands trapped in Pakistan’s flood-hit Sindh

In Pakistan’s fertile south, a grim-faced soldier found himself in a standoff with 100 flood-stricken protesters demanding help for their communities marooned by the surging water.

Pakistan Floods Toll in 2010

A fifth of the country was flooded in 2010 floods
20 million people hit with more than 6 million homeless
8 million Pakistanis were in need of immediate aid
A staggering 43 billion dollars in material losses
1463 People were reported dead and 2024 injured
895,259 homes were destroyed
Details updated at August 22, 2010

Pakistan Floods Latest News

National Training Course on Mainstreaming DRR into Planning and Implementatio... 21 Apr 2014
Islamabad ,Since massive floods 2010, Pakistan government has been emphasizing to strengthen the irrigation infrastructure such as dams, canals and barrages that forms the basis of flood-protection mechanism. It is important to strengthen its overall architecture by embedding DRR aspects throughout the project management cycle. In this backdrop, NDMA seeks to contribute towards strengthening DRR […]
Nishan-e-Haider Hockey Tournament begins Sunday 19 Apr 2014
Karachi : Ten departmental teams will be seen in action during ninth edition of Nishan-e-Haider Hockey Tournament, which begins today (Sunday) at the Astroturf of the Dring Stadium in Bahawalpur. Defending champion Army will open its campaign with a match against Navy. Announcing the draws of the tournament on Saturday, the Organizing Secretary Riaz Mehr […]
PDWP approves 9 projects costing Rs. 52583.566 million 17 Apr 2014
Peshawar,The Provincial Development Working Party (PDWP) in its meeting heldunder the chairmanship of Khalid Pervez, Additional Chief Secretary Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Thursday, considered 10development projects in which 09 development projects were approved with an estimated cost of Rs. 52583.566 million. The meeting was attended by the Administrative Secretaries and senior staff of P&D, Finance, Environment, […]
All-Pakistan Kashmir Basketball Tourney from May 12 14 Apr 2014
Karachi,  Punjab Basketball Association (PBA) is organizing All-Pakistan Kashmir Basketball Tournament from May 12-17 at Government College University in Lahore. Army, Navy, Air Force, Police, WAPDA, HEC, Railways, Sindh, Balochistan, and POF Wah will be seen in action during the event. All the matches will be played under the flood-lights. The draws of the tournament […]
7 children die of measles at villages near Keenjhar Lake 14 Apr 2014
KARACHI : A recent outbreak of curable measles at villages near Keenjhar Lake, Thatta district has claimed lives of seven children while 185 others have been hospitalized in different hospitals of Thatta, Hyderabad and Jinnah Hospital Karachi. The outbreak is also being linked to the use of contaminated water of Keenjhar Lake. The death of […]
Beautiful streamlined islands on Mars were formed by fast-flowing water 11 Apr 2014
Washington : Researchers have claimed that beautiful streamlined islands and narrow gorges were carved by fast-flowing water pounding through a small, plateau region near the southeastern margin of the vast Vallis Marineris canyon system. Images captured on 7 December 2013 by ESA’s Mars Express show the central portion of Osuga Valles, which has a total […]
Satellite city projects expose low-income workers to natural hazards: Study 11 Apr 2014
Washington : Satellite city projects across the developing world are putting an increasing number of poor people at risk to natural hazards and climate change, according to a new study from the University of Colorado Denver. Throughout Asia, Africa and Latin America `new towns” are rapidly being built on the outskirts of major cities with […]
Mars` Gusev crater may have once held a lake: Scientists 10 Apr 2014
Washington : Researchers have said that Mars’ Gusev crater may have held water more than once. The findings have been made by a team led by Steve Ruff, associate research professor at Arizona State University’s Mars Space Flight Facility in the School of Earth and Space Exploration. When Spirit began to explore the crater, scientists […]
Turkey Is Time-Tested Friend Of Pakistan, NA Speaker 10 Apr 2014
Islamabad , A Turkish delegation comprising of former parliamentarians, philanthropists and educationists called on Speaker, National Assembly of Pakistan, Sardar Ayaz Sadiq in Parliament House on Thursday. Talking to the delegation, the Speaker said that that friendship between the two brotherly countries is time tested and has roots in history. This fact cannot be denied […]
Pakistan, Philippines and India nominated for awards 9 Apr 2014
  KARACHI, Arabian Travel Market (ATM) has revealed the 2014 shortlist for its annual New Frontiers Awards, with three deserving nations nominated for this years award, which will be announced at a special roundtable session on Wednesday 7th May. According to a release issued from DUBAI on Wednesday, the trio of shortlisted destinations includes the […]
Sea intrudes 23 Dehs out of 41 in Kharo Chhan 7 Apr 2014
KARACHI,  Twenty three Dehs out of 41 in Kharo Chhan, a coastal area of Thatta district in Sindh, has been intruded by the sea due to climate change. Being closer to the sea, Kharo Chhan has in fact been affected by all climatic changes happening over the sea. Sea level rise is quite evident as […]
Call for proper mechanism to deal with urban disaster challenges 5 Apr 2014
Karachi :  Commissioner Karachi Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui on Saturday urged the all stockholder working of public welfare to work jointly to avert natural disasters in future. He expressed these views while addressing a seminar on Humanitarian Challenges in Urban Disaster organized by Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS) Sindh with collaboration of International Committee of Red […]
47907.17-area forestland allotted to influential persons: SHC told 5 Apr 2014
KARACHI : Around 47907.17 areas of precious forestland had been allotted to the influential persons in the entire province by Sindh Revenue Department, provincial forest department has told the Sindh High Court. Chief conservator forest has submitted a report before a division bench of Sindh High Court in response to a petition filed by an […]
Turkey Lifts Twitter Ban 4 Apr 2014
ANKARA — Turkey’s telecoms authority lifted a two-week-old ban on Twitter on Thursday after the constitutional court ruled the block breached freedom of expression, an official in Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan’s office said. Access to Twitter was blocked on March 21 in the run-up to  local elections last Sunday to stem a stream of leaked […]


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