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Church World Service has urged a more robust response from the international donor community to Pakistan’s devastating flooding disaster.
In the five years since the 2005 earthquake devastated parts of Pakistan, not one year has gone by in which the people of Pakistan have not suffered from disaster, says Church World Service staff working in the country.
The World Bank has announced it will loan £574 milion to Pakistan to help it recover from its worst ever flooding. Others are also stepping in.
The Disasters Emergency Committee has announced today that their appeal for people affected by the Pakistan floods has raised £15 million.
An estimated six million children are at risk of malnutrition, diarrhoea and pneumonia as unprecedented super-floods inundate Pakistan.
Right now, as you read this, the Disasters and Emergencies Committee (DEC) estimates that six million children are at risk of fatal disease and malnutrition in Pakistan
The Disasters Emergency Committee in the UK says aid from its members has now reached over 500,000 survivors after the worst floods in Pakistan’s history.
Christian Aid is channelling money through its global network to provide food, shelter and medical assistance to those hit by the floods in Pakistan.
The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland has pledged the Kirk’s support for Pakistan in wake of the devastating floods.
The Disasters Emergency Committee has announced details of the radio and television broadcasts to run today appealing for donations to help Pakistan.