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Pakistani peacekeepers shield South Sudan from floods

2024-02-08T23:02+0100dailytimesPK (en)

Hundred of kilometres of dykes, built and maintained by engineers from Pakistan serving with the U.N. Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) four years ago, are keeping some 300,000 residents of Bentiu, the capital of the country’s Unity state, protected from flood waters, the Mission said Wednesday.

Il premio Nobel Filippo Giorgi: il 2024 potrebbe essere l'anno più caldo, gravi conseguenze ambientali

2024-02-08T15:07+0100GazzettaDelSud (it)

«Il 2023 è stato l’anno più caldo di sempre, come avevo previsto a marzo 2023; il 2024 potrebbe superare quel primato e diventare anno più caldo di sempre, o essere il secondo più caldo». E’ la previsione del climatologo e Premio Nobel Filippo Giorgi fatta all’ANSA, per il quale «non è realista»....

Pakistani peacekeepers protect thousands of South Sudanese from floods via dykes: UN

2024-02-08T06:25+0100app-en (en)

UNITED NATIONS, Feb 08 (APP): Hundred of kilometres of dykes, built and maintained by engineers from Pakistan serving with the U.N. Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) four years ago, are keeping some 300,000 residents of Bentiu, the capital of the country’s Unity state, protected from flood waters, the Mission said Wednesday.

2023 the warmest year in China since 1951: report

2024-02-07T12:47+0100urdupoint (en)

BEIJING, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 7th Feb, 2024) -- The average temperature in China in 2023 was 10.71 degrees Celsius, the highest level since the keeping of official meteorological records began in the country in 1951, a climate report compiled by the China Meteorological Administration (CMA) has disclosed.

Israeli offensive in ‘overcrowded Rafah’ could amount to ‘war crimes’: UN

2024-02-07T10:17+0100urdupoint (en)

UNITED NATIONS, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 7th Feb, 2024) Any move by Israel to extend its full-scale invasion of Gaza into the massively overcrowded southern city of Rafah could lead to war crimes which must be prevented at and Member States of the UN , can bear witness,” OCHA spokesperson Jens Laerke told journalists in Geneva .

UNDP and Government of Japan Working Together to Build Resilient Communities and Promote Transformational Change in Sindh

2024-02-07T07:37+0100reliefWeb (en)

February 7, 2024: Responding to the acute needs of people affected by the 2022 floods, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), with support from the Government of Japan and in collaboration with Islamic Relief Pakistan , is scaling up recovery and resilience building support.

APO AFRICA 300,000 lives on the line – how United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) protects Bentiu residents from climate shocks

2024-02-07T05:27+0100venturesafrica (en)

In the midst of 5,400 square kilometres of greyish, brown water and decaying trees, stands an ‘island.’ It’s tiny in comparison to the vast body of water that surrounds it perhaps a little over three square kilometers but the important thing is that it’s the last refuge for some 300,000 residents of....

Khattak asks KP people to vote PTIP to power

2024-02-07T03:52+0100thenews-pk (en)

NOWSHERA: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf-Parliamentarians (PTIP) chairman Pervez Khattak on Tuesday pledged that his party would bring lasting peace, development and reforms in education, health and all other sectors if voted to power. “I appeal to the people of Nowshera to stamp on the PTIP election....

300,000 lives on the line – how UNMISS protects Bentiu residents from climate shocks

2024-02-06T23:54+0100unmiss (en)

UNITY STATE - In the midst of 5,400 square kilometres of greyish, brown water and decaying trees, stands an ‘island.’ It’s tiny in comparison to the vast body of water that surrounds it – perhaps a little over three square kilometers – but the important thing is that it’s the last refuge for some....

300,000 lives on the line – how UNMISS protects Bentiu residents from climate shocks

2024-02-06T16:44+0100reliefWeb (en)

PETER BATEMAN. UNITY STATE - In the midst of 5,400 square kilometres of greyish, brown water and decaying trees, stands an 'island.' It's tiny in comparison to the vast body of water that surrounds it -- perhaps a little over three square kilometers -- but the important thing is that it's the last....

Business leaders demand urgent action on crumbling roads

2024-02-06T05:11+0100tribune (en)

KARACHI: Karachi’s business leaders have urgently called for the formulation of a comprehensive master plan to address the city’s deteriorating road infrastructure. Recognising the pivotal role of smooth roads in fostering economic growth, these leaders stress the need for a strategic approach to improve transportation efficiency and accessibility.

WFP Pakistan Floods Situation Report (August 2022 - December 2023) - Final report (January 2024)

2024-02-06T02:59+0100reliefWeb (en)

In Numbers. 33 million people impacted by 2022 floods. 4 million flood-affected people received WFP assistance. USD 43 million of cash provided by WFP. 83,700 mt food distributed by WFP. 11.8 million people are projected to face crisis and emergency levels of food insecurity (IPC 3 & 4) in January 2024.

Pakistan - Flood (NOAA-CPC, CatNat, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 05 February 2024)

2024-02-05T11:26+0100reliefWeb (en)

Heavy rainfall has been affecting southern Pakistan in the last few days, causing floods and leading to casualties and damage. According to media, as of 5 February, one person died due to flash floods in Kech District, Balochistan Province, and two people have been injured due to a severe weather-related incident in Karachi City, Sindth Province.

Balochistan CM expresses satisfaction over successful rescue operations in rain

2024-02-05T00:31+0100pakobserver (en)

Balochistan Caretaker Chief Minister Mir Ali Mardan Khan Domki on Sunday expressed satisfaction over the conduct of successful rescue operations in the rain and snow-affected areas of the province. According to a press release issued by the Chief Minister’s Secretariat, Ali Mardan Domki has....

CM expresses satisfaction over successful rescue operations in rain, snow affected areas of Balochistan

2024-02-05T00:26+0100nation (en)

QUETTA - Balochistan Caretaker Chief Minister Mir Ali Mardan Khan Domki on Sunday expressed satisfaction over the conduct of successful rescue operations in the rain and snow-affected areas of the province. According to a press release issued by the Chief Minister’s Secretariat, Ali Mardan Domki has....

Seaview opened a new branch: Internet reacts to Karachi’s urban flooding after heavy rains

2024-02-04T11:55+0100tribune (en)

Heavy rains on Saturday wreaked havoc in various areas of Karachi, leaving roads submerged and more than 700 electricity feeders tripped, plunging several neighbourhoods into darkness, Express News reported. The rain started after sunset, just as the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) had....

Ali Mardan expresses satisfaction over successful rescue operations in rain, snow affected areas of Balochistan

2024-02-04T11:54+0100app-en (en)

QUETTA, Feb 4 (APP):Balochistan Caretaker Chief Minister Mir Ali Mardan Khan Domki on Sunday expressed satisfaction over the conduct of successful rescue operations in the rain and snow-affected areas of the province. According to a press release issued by the Chief Minister’s Secretariat, Ali....

Humanitarian Assistance

2024-02-04T10:17+0100app-en (en)

ISLAMABAD, Feb 04 (APP): Pakistan has dispatched 5th tranche of humanitarian assistance for Gaza, consisting of winterized tents, tarpaulins and blankets via PAF C-130. “The flight will land in Al-Arish, Egypt, where the Pakistani Ambassador will receive the aid for onward delivery,” Ministry of....

Successful rescue operation of Pakistan Army and FC in flood affected area of Turbat

2024-02-04T01:01+0100breakinglatest (en)

Sunday February 4, 2024, 1:16 am Breaking News, National. Rawalpindi: (UMT News) Pakistan Army and FC conducted a successful rescue operation in Sami area of ​​Turbat. After the flood in the Sami area of ​​Turbat, the residents of the area were stuck in a difficult situation, the Pakistan Army took....

A knock at the international conscious

2024-02-04T01:00+0100pakobserver (en)

FEBRUARY 5 is observed as “Kashmir Solidarity Day” every year since 1990 throughout Pakistan , Overseas Kashmiris and Pakistani Diaspora across the world. The aim of celebrating this day has three main objectives: (1) To express solidarity with people of Kashmir residing in miserable condition in the....

Pakistan Army, FC troops conduct daring rescue operation in flood-hit Turbat

2024-02-03T20:02+0100pakobserver (en)

Pakistan Army again proved to be a well-functioning state institution of the land, as troops successfully rescued nine people from Sami area of Turbat, Balochistan. A statement issued by ISPR said Pakistan Army, and Frontier Corps Balochistan on Saturday successfully rescued all individuals stranded in flood-hit Turbat.

700 power feeders trip as heavy rains cause urban flooding in Karachi

2024-02-03T19:17+0100tribune (en)

Heavy rains on Saturday wreaked havoc in various areas of Karachi, leaving roads submerged and more than 700 electricity feeders tripped, plunging several neighbourhoods into darkness, Express News reported. The rain started after sunset, just as the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) had....

Pakistan Army, FC rescue nine persons stranded in Turbat floods

2024-02-03T17:52+0100dunyanews (en)

QUETTA (Dunya News) - Pakistan Army and Frontier Corps Balochistan have successfully rescued nine people, including children, who were stranded in the Sami area of Turbat after a flood. Pakistan Army helicopters and FC troops conducted the successful rescue and relief operation on Saturday,....

Pakistan Army rescues nine persons stranded in Turbat floods

2024-02-03T17:13+0100arynews (en)

In a joint operation, the officials from the Pakistan Army and Frontier Corps Balochistan have successfully rescued nine people, including children, who were isolated after a flood in the Sami area of Turbat, ARY News reported on Saturday, citing ISPR Press Release.

Pakistan Army, Frontier Corps rescue nine persons stranded in Turbat floods Top Stories

2024-02-03T16:10+0100radio-pk (en)

Pakistan Army and Frontier Corps Balochistan have successfully rescued nine people, including children, who were marooned in the Sami area of Turbat after a flood. Pakistan Army helicopters and FC troops conducted the successful rescue and relief operation today, providing timely medical aid and medicines to the rescued persons.

Pakistan Army, Frontier Corps rescue nine persons stranded in Turbat floods

2024-02-03T16:00+0100nation-pk (en)

and Frontier Corps Balochistan have successfully rescued nine people, including children, who were marooned in the Sami area of Turbat after a flood. helicopters and FC troops conducted a successful rescue and relief operation today, providing timely medical aid and medicines to the rescued persons.

Pakistan Army, Frontier Corps rescue nine persons stranded in Turbat floods

2024-02-03T15:58+0100nation (en)

and Frontier Corps Balochistan have successfully rescued nine people, including children, who were marooned in the Sami area of Turbat after a flood. helicopters and FC troops conducted a successful rescue and relief operation today, providing timely medical aid and medicines to the rescued persons.

Shehbaz announces to construct Arfa Karim Tower in Gujranwala

2024-02-03T14:40+0100dunyanews (en)

GUJRANWALA (Dunya News) - Addressing a public rally in Gujranwala, PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif said that during their rule the corruption index was low. A government started construction of a hospital in Wazirabad, we completed it and built a heart disease centre, the former PM held.

Ceasefire needed to avoid a wider war in Gaza

2024-02-02T06:32+0100rabble (en)

Credit: Joe Flood / Flickr On Tuesday, U.S. President Biden addressed the press while boarding the presidential helicopter, saying, “I don’t think we need a wider war in the Middle East. That’s not what I’m looking for.” But a wider war is exactly what Biden is inflaming, with unreserved support for Israel’s ongoing annihilation of Gaza and the 2.

Nation suffering due to hollow slogan of 'change': Khattak

2024-02-02T03:50+0100thenews-pk (en)

NOWSHERA: Assailing ex-prime minister Imran Khan for catchy slogans of ‘Naya Pakistan ’ and ‘change’, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf-Parliamentarians (PTIP) chairman Pervez Khattak on Thursday alleged that the country and nation were suffering due to these hollow slogans.

funeral prayers

2024-01-31T09:19+0100app-en (en)

ISLAMABAD, Mar 22 (APP): Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif on Wednesday said that the families of those Shuhada who had laid down their lives for the honour of the motherland were the benefactors of the whole nation. On his Twitter handle, the prime minister said that today, he attended the....

‘PPP to build 2m houses for flood-hit people’

2024-01-31T08:45+0100tribune (en)

An aerial view shows properties surrounded by floodwater, in the aftermath of Storm Henk, on an island in the River Thames at Henley-on-Thames, Britain, January 5, 2024. PHOTO: REUTERS HYDERABAD: Aseefa Bhutto Zardari on Tuesday said that the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) charter of economy will....

EU pledges €100m in flood response

2024-01-30T07:24+0100tribune (en)

An aerial view shows properties surrounded by floodwater, in the aftermath of Storm Henk, on an island in the River Thames at Henley-on-Thames, Britain, January 5, 2024. PHOTO: REUTERS ISLAMABAD: The European Union (EU) pledged around EUR100 million (Rs30 billion) by signing five new grant....

EU grants over Rs30b more for flood resilience

2024-01-30T04:55+0100tribune (en)

ISLAMABAD: The European Union (EU) has pledged an additional EUR 100 million to strengthen Pakistan ’s resilience following the devastating floods of 2022. The floods had a severe impact on the nation, and the new funding aims to support recovery efforts.

Govt, EU ink new deals to back post-flood response

2024-01-30T04:04+0100dawn (en)

ISLAMABAD: The European Union has fulfilled its pledge of an additional grant assistance of 100 million euros (Rs30 billion) to enhance the post-flood resilience in Pakistan . EU Ambassador Dr Riina Kionka and Economic Affairs Division (EAD) Secretary Kazim Niaz signed five new grant agreements in Islamabad on Monday.

EU pledges over Rs30bn grant to enhance post-flood resilience in Pakistan

2024-01-30T03:58+0100thenews-pk (en)

ISLAMABAD: The European Union (EU) Ambassador to Pakistan Riina Kionka and Dr. Kazim Niaz Secretary of the Ministry of Economic Affairs signed five new EU grant agreements. These agreements under Team Europe’s response to the 2022 post flood Resilient Recovery Rehabilitation and Reconstruction....

Session held to improve capacity of disaster management bodies

2024-01-30T03:58+0100thenews-pk (en)

The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA), in collaboration with the Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA), Sindh, and other partners, spearheaded a successful pilot capacity-building session in the province on Monday.

EU, Pakistan sign five new grant pacts

2024-01-30T01:43+0100nation-pk (en)

ISLAMABAD - The European Union (EU) will provide an additional EUR 100 million to reinforce Pakistan ’s resilience in the aftermath of the devastating 2022 floods that severely impacted the nation. European Union (EU) Ambassador to Pakistan, Ms Riina Kionka, and Dr Kazim Niaz, Secretary of the....

EU, Pakistan sign five new grant pacts

2024-01-30T01:41+0100nation (en)

ISLAMABAD - The European Union (EU) will provide an additional EUR 100 million to reinforce Pakistan ’s resilience in the aftermath of the devastating 2022 floods that severely impacted the nation. European Union (EU) Ambassador to Pakistan, Ms Riina Kionka, and Dr Kazim Niaz, Secretary of the....

EU approves Rs30 bn grant for flood-hit areas

2024-01-29T14:45+0100dunyanews (en)

LAHORE (Dunya News) The European Union (EU) has approved another Rs30 billion grant for the flood hit areas of Pakistan . Under five agreements between Pakistan and the EU, Ambassador Rina Cuenca and secretary economic affairs signed the agreements. The purpose of the grant is to assist Pakistan in the post-flood scenario.

EUROPEAN UNION FULFILS THE PLEDGE OF AN ADDITIONAL EUR 100 MILLION GRANT TO ENHANCE POST-FLOOD RESILIENCE IN PAKISTAN

2024-01-29T14:12+0100eeas (en)

Government of Pakistan . Ministry of Economic Affairs. Islamabad, 29th January 2024. PRESS RELEASE. EUROPEAN UNION FULFILS THE PLEDGE OF AN ADDITIONAL EUR 100 MILLION GRANT TO ENHANCE POST-FLOOD RESILIENCE IN PAKISTAN. Today, the European Union (EU) Ambassador to Pakistan, Ms. Riina Kionka, and Dr.

Pakistan to secure additional €100m from EU to enhance post-flood resilience

2024-01-29T14:01+0100arynews (en)

ISLAMABAD: The European Union (EU) would provide an additional €100 million to reinforce Pakistan ’s resilience in the aftermath of the devastating 2022 floods that severely impacted the nation, ARY News reported on Monday. According to press statement issued by Economic Affairs Division, EU....

EU announces 100million Euro grant for Pakistan

2024-01-29T13:53+0100humnews-pk (en)

ISLAMABAD: The European Union has announced 100 million Euro grant to enhance post flood resilience in Pakistan . According to Economic Affairs division, the European Union (EU) Ambassador to Pakistan, Riina Kionka, and Dr Kazim Niaz, Secretary of the Ministry of Economic Affairs, signed five new EU grant agreements.

Shehbaz Sharif praises his past efforts for South Punjab

2024-01-29T13:45+0100dunyanews (en)

RAJANPUR (Dunya News) - Pakistan Muslim League (N) president and former Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif said that if his government continued, the destiny of South Punjab would have been different. Shehbaz Sharif said that he had come to serve the people of Rajanpur during the floods. He has never seen such a flood and destruction in his life.

EU to provide additional €100 mln to enhance post-flood resilience

2024-01-29T13:25+0100urdupoint (en)

to reinforce Pakistan 's resilience in the aftermath of the devastating 2022 floods that severely impacted the nation. According to press statement issued by Economic Affairs Division, EU Ambassador to Pakistan , Ms. Riina Kionka and Secretary of the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Dr. Kazim Niaz signed five new EU grant agreements in this regard.

EU providing additional €100 mln to enhance post-flood resilience

2024-01-29T13:07+0100app-en (en)

ISLAMABAD, Jan 29 (APP):The European Union (EU) would provide an additional EUR 100 million to reinforce Pakistan ’s resilience in the aftermath of the devastating 2022 floods that severely impacted the nation. According to press statement issued by Economic Affairs Division, EU Ambassador to Pakistan, Ms.

Cities: too hot to handle

2024-01-29T10:19+0100geo-tv (en)

Asif Ali Ansari, 40, who has been repairing refrigerators and air-conditioners for the last 20 years, has seen how the use of air conditioners (ACs) has increased over the years, which has boosted his work. "When I started, I had a friend who helped me. We have hired three more people, and our work never gets done.

Stakeholders emphasise need of Clean Choola Initiative

2024-01-29T01:11+0100pakobserver (en)

Core Carbon Canada Inc. and Heritage Foundation have achieved a significant milestone in their joint venture, The Clean Choola Initiative. The event took place on January 27, at the Womens Center in Pono Village, Sanjar Chan, Sindh. The consultation was in relation to obtaining carbon credits for the improved and efficient stoves.

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