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Four dead, more than 20,000 affected by Niger floods: UN
15th August 2015 Four dead, more than 20,000 affected by Niger floods: UN
NIAMEY: At least four people have died and more than 20,000 have been affected by floods in Niger caused by weeks of heavy rain, the United Nations said Friday. The bad weather has destroyed 2,170 homes and flooded...
PM vows early rehabilitation of flood affected people
8th August 2015 PM vows early rehabilitation of flood affected people
ISAKHEL (MIANWALI): Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Saturday said the government would spend an amount of Rs 1.30 billion to protect the Mianwali area from devastating hill torrents that cause wide spread damage. Addressing a gathering of...
’66 villages affected by flood so far’
5th August 2015 ’66 villages affected by flood so far’
MULTAN: Additional District Collector Manzar Javed said 66 out of 121 villages in the district had been affected by flood so far. Talking to APP here on Wednesday, he said below low-level flood was recorded in the river...
Lightning kills man in Skardu
3rd August 2015 Lightning kills man in Skardu
SKARDU: A man died as lightning struck him from the sky, Aaj News reported. For the last few days torrential rains have taken over northern Pakistan. Though getting killed by lightning is rare such incidents have been reported...
Torrential rain kills 17, injures 30
3rd August 2015 Torrential rain kills 17, injures 30
PESHAWAR, LAHORE: As torrential rains continue all over the country, 17 more people have been reported dead. At least 30 more have been injured, Aaj News reported. Rain water has inundated several areas in Mardan, Kohat, Bannu, and...
Transgender help flood victims
3rd August 2015 Transgender help flood victims
SUKKUR: Baring all social barriers, a large number of transgenders from Sindh rushed to flood affected sites to help victims on Sunday, Aaj News reported. They distributed clothes, food and tents to flood victims. They sat with them,...
Flood victims: CoAS announces one day’s Army ration
1st August 2015 Flood victims: CoAS announces one day’s Army ration
WEB DESK: Chief of Army Staff (CoAS) General Raheel Sharif on Friday reviewed Pakistan Army’s ongoing flood relief efforts and directed all concerned to continue rescue and relief efforts in flood affected areas leaving no stone unturned. According...
PM Nawaz Sharif visiting flood affected Skardu
30th July 2015 PM Nawaz Sharif visiting flood affected Skardu
SKARDU: The Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has reached Skardu to visit the flood affected areas, Aaj News reported. The Prime Minister will distribute relief goods to the vicitims. He will also survey the relief work being conducted by...
River Indus in high flood
29th July 2015 River Indus in high flood
LAHORE: River Indus at Chashma, Guddu & Sukkur is in high flood while the river at Kalabagh & Taunsa  and the River Kabul at Nowshera are in medium flood. According to Flood Forecasting Division Lahore high flood level...
Navy teams rescue 372 people stranded in flood in Sukkur
29th July 2015 Navy teams rescue 372 people stranded in flood in Sukkur
KARACHI: Pakistan Navy teams in connection with its on-going Flood Relief Operation MADAD have rescued 372 people including men, women and children from different areas of district Sukkur. During the Rescue Operation, people have been evacuated and shifted...
The flood in pictures
28th July 2015 The flood in pictures
Floods triggered by torrential rains continue to wreak havoc all over Pakistan. They have washed away bridges, roads, houses and cattle in various villages. According to a report, at least 300 houses have been completely destroyed while 200...
Death toll from floods reaches 32
27th July 2015 Death toll from floods reaches 32
CHITRAL: At least 32 people have lost their lives in the floods that have hit Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Gilgit-Baltistan, Aaj News reported. A total of 338 houses have been destroyed by the floods, where as areas of KP...
Flood control rooms set-up in AJK
25th July 2015 Flood control rooms set-up in AJK
MIRPUR: District and Tehsil level flood emergency warning centers-cum-flood control rooms have been set- up in all districts of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) in order to deal with any eventuality following the just-started torrential rains and subsequent...
Havoc in Chitral
24th July 2015 Havoc in Chitral
-Editorial Those among us who think climate change is others’ concern and not ours should think again. It is very much our concern; the terrible havoc caused by the recent spell of driving rains in Chitral being the...
New families give Asian tsunami survivors chance of second life
18th December 2014 New families give Asian tsunami survivors chance of second life
by Arlina Arshad BANDA ACEH: – Rusli Abdul Rahman and   Fardhiah had been neighbours for years when the Asian tsunami devastated their small community in Indonesia’s Aceh, killing both their spouses and their eight children. But they found...
Dar seeks international help for rehabilitaion of IDPs, flood effectees
3rd October 2014 Dar seeks international help for rehabilitaion of IDPs, flood effectees
ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar Friday urged international community to join hands with the government and people of Pakistan for rehabilitation of the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), and also extend a helping hand for the flood affected. “While...
Shahbaz visits payment centres for flood affectees
2nd October 2014 Shahbaz visits payment centres for flood affectees
LAHORE: Chief Minister Punjab Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has said, the government, as per its promise, is completing the process of distribution of first installment of compensation for flood affectees. CM Shahbaz Sharif said this while visiting payment centres...
PM for comprehensive strategy on flood prevention
1st October 2014 PM for comprehensive strategy on flood prevention
WAZIRABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Wednesday said the government will work on a comprehensive strategy for prevention of massive floods, that cause loss of precious lives and damage to property worth billions every year. He was addressing...
Commissioner sends relief goods to flood-hit areas
30th September 2014 Commissioner sends relief goods to flood-hit areas
ISLAMABAD: Commissioner DG Khan Muhammad Saqib Aziz sent four trucks containing relief goods to flood-hit areas here on Tuesday. Taking serious notice on non-provision of relief items among flood-hit people of affected areas, he sent four truckloads of...
Sit-ins shift focus from issues of IDPs, flood affected: Siraj
23rd September 2014 Sit-ins shift focus from issues of IDPs, flood affected: Siraj
DI KHAN: Amir Jamaat-i-Islami(JI) Siraj ul Haq Tuesday regretted that PTI and PAT’s sit-ins in Islamabad had shifted the focus of federal and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa governments from the sufferings of IDPs and flood affected people. “If two political...
‘Flood victims to be compensated before Eidul Azha’
19th September 2014 ‘Flood victims to be compensated before Eidul Azha’
KHANEWAL: Provincial Labor Minister Raja Ishfaq Sarwar said on Friday the government would not leave the flood victims alone and they will be provided compensation before Eidul Azha. Addressing a gathering near Sanglan Wala relief camps, he appealed...
Bilawal Bhutto Zardari visits flood hit areas
18th September 2014 Bilawal Bhutto Zardari visits flood hit areas
FAISALABAD:Pakistan Peoples Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Thursday visited the flood hit areas of district Chiniot. He was welcomed by PPP local leaders and workers at helipad on his arrival. Former Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf, opposition...
Sindh government asks people living along River Indus to move to safer places
15th September 2014 Sindh government asks people living along River Indus to move to safer places
ISLAMABAD :The Government of Sindh has directed people living along River Indus to move to safer places of Larkana, Shikarpur, Kashmore-Kandhkot districts. NDMA has also issued advisory to all concerned and had directed precautionary evacuations and other necessary...
Flood hit 2,75,000 persons in dist: DCO Zahid Gondal
15th September 2014 Flood hit 2,75,000 persons in dist: DCO Zahid Gondal
MULTAN: District Coordination Officer Zahid Saleem Gondal said that the recent flood was biggest in the district’s history and it affected over 2,75,000 people. While, talking to journalists here,Zahid Saleem Gondal said that 6,00,000 to 7,00,000 cusecs water...
PIMA to set up 15 free medical camps for flood affectees
15th September 2014 PIMA to set up 15 free medical camps for flood affectees
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Islamic Medical Association (PIMA) has planned to set up 15 free medical assistance camps for the flood affected people in Punjab province. Incharge PIMA Flood Relief, Dr. Tariq Ismail told APP here on Monday that PIMA...
13 people of marriage party drown in flood
14th September 2014 13 people of marriage party drown in flood
MULTAN: At least thirteen people including women and children drowned in floodwater as a boat capsized near the Sher Shah Bridge on the Chenab River on Sunday. According to Rescue 1122, about 25 to 30 people of a...
 
 
 
 
 
 

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