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UN issues flash appeal for $160 million to help Pakistan with floods

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Floods in Pakistan have cost at least 1,160 lives and affected more then 33 million people. WHO has raised the alarm about the possibility of waterborne diseases spreading rapidly. The climate-change-driven "monsoons on steroids" have been raging since mid-June and put one-third of the country underwater.
3 months ago·Islamabad, Pakistan

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3 months ago·United Kingdom
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UN and Pakistan appeal for $160m to help flooding victims

Call for emergency funding as nearly half a million people displaced and estimated $10bn damage to economyThe United Nations and Pakistan are to appeal for $160m (£135m) in emergency funding for the nearly half a million people displaced by record-breaking floods that have killed more than 1,150 people since mid-June.Large areas remain underwater and more than 33 million people, or one in seven Pakistanis, have been affected by the floods. Rescu…

3 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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'Today, it's Pakistan. Tomorrow, it could be your country,' UN chief says in appeal for $160M US in flood aid

The United Nations and Pakistan issued an appeal Tuesday for more than $160 million US in emergency funding to help millions affected by record-breaking floods that have killed more than 1,150 people since mid-June.

3 months ago·Canada
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Pakistan floods: UN set to appeal for $160M in emergency aid - National

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3 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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3 months ago·New Delhi, India
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