The desperate appeal of the Prime Minister of Pakistan

The desperate appeal of the Prime Minister of Pakistan

Referring to the group of wealthy creditor nations, Mr. Sharif said Pakistan has been talking to European and other leaders to help suspend debt. Sharif also warned that the country is facing the threat of many diseases and other dangers. …

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Pakistani pregnant women face death amid record floods

Pakistani pregnant women face death amid record floods

Eight months pregnant, Naseeba Ameerulla nearly died while walking in pain looking for an ambulance and took 12 hours to get to the hospital due to flooding. When Naseeba Ameerullah, 23, found an ambulance, she had to beg the driver …

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Floods leave 1/3 of Pakistan under water, 1,300 dead

Floods leave 1/3 of Pakistan under water, 1,300 dead

People move furniture on an overturned table amid floodwaters in Dera Allah Yar city, Pakistan on September 5 – Photo: REUTERS On September 5, the paper DawnPakistan’s oldest English-language newspaper, describes the flood that has left a third of Pakistan …

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Pakistan’s largest lake in danger of bursting

Pakistan's largest lake in danger of bursting

The 500-square-kilometer Lake Manchar is at risk of bursting its banks, causing more serious flooding, in the context that a third of Pakistan’s area is under water. The government of Sindh province, southern Pakistan, on September 4 decided to demolish …

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Pakistan destroys largest freshwater lake to fight floods

Pakistan destroys largest freshwater lake to fight floods

The measuring column shows the water level rising after floods in Lake Manchar, Pakistan, September 3 – Photo: REUTERS Record monsoons and melting glaciers in the northern mountains of Pakistan have caused flooding, affecting 33 million people and claiming the …

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