Pakistan floods - Updates

9 November 2010
In most emergencies women are significantly more affected than men, and in far greater numbers. In our work we recognize not only that men and women have different roles in most societies, but that women are often marginalized.
Credit: Jane Beesley/Oxfam
1 November 2010
Three months after floods devastated Pakistan, cases of disease are increasing and in the worst-hit region, the southern province of Sindh, large areas remain underwater. At the same time, funds for the UN flood appeal are drying up and threatening the aid and reconstruction effort.
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29 October 2010
Three months after floods devastated Pakistan, cases of disease are increasing and in the worst-hit region, the southern province of Sindh, large areas remain underwater. Oxfam and our partners are currently helping more than 1.4 million of the flood-affected people.
What's visible of the road to Mehar, Dadu District. Photo:Caroline Gluck/Oxfam
29 October 2010
Three months after floods devastated Pakistan, cases of disease are increasing and in the worst-hit region, the southern province of Sindh, large areas remain underwater. Famida Ghancha describes the situation.
29 October 2010
Three months after floods devastated Pakistan, cases of disease are increasing and in the worst-hit region, the southern province of Sindh, large areas remain underwater. At the same time, funds for the UN flood appeal are drying up and threatening the aid and reconstruction effort.
Families take boats to flooded villages, Pakistan. Photo: Caroline Gluck
22 October 2010
The activities around the Global Hand Washing Day are part of Oxfam’s flood response work in Pakistan on Water, Sanitation and Hygiene, where we are reaching over a million people and continue to support communities as they recover from the worst floods in the country’s history.
Global Handwashing Day 2010, in Pakistan. Credit: Laura Eldon/Oxfam
15 October 2010
The international aid agency Oxfam today called for Pakistan’s $55bn debt to be dropped. Oxfam said that the debt must be cancelled because of the level of destruction caused by the recent unprecedented flooding and the massive costs of immediate relief and longer term reconstruction.
8 October 2010
Disasters do not have lead to devastation, and today Oxfam called on the Government of Pakistan and the international community to invest in measures that reduces and manages the risk of disasters at district and community levels.
Pakistan: Disasters are inevitable, but devastation is not
1 October 2010
The European Commission announced today a significant boost of €80 million for immediate humanitarian needs in flood-hit Pakistan. This doubles the contribution of the EU’s executive arm to €150 million, and places it as the most generous donor after Saudi Arabia, the US and the UK.
European Commission shines out on Pakistan’s crisis response