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Malaria adds to Pakistan’s misery

More than two million cases of malaria are expected in Pakistan in the coming months in the wake of the country's devastating floods.

Pakistan floods ‘an expanding disaster’

The worst of the flooding may be over but prospects are bleak in Pakistan, where disease and the coming winter threaten to intensify the crisis.

UN: 10-million without shelter in Pakistan floods

More than 10-million people have been left without shelter in Pakistan's floods for the past six weeks, the UN said on Tuesday.

Nineteen killed in suicide bombing in Pakistan

A suicide bomber rammed his car into a police station in north-west Pakistan on Monday killing at least 19 people.

Floods give renewed clout to Pakistan army

The message in black Urdu lettering on a white sack of supplies for flood relief says it all: "In tough times, the Pakistan army is with you".

Flood victims’ protests hamper Pakistan aid efforts

Angry outbursts by flood victims reliant on scarce aid are hampering relief work in Pakistan, the Red Cross has said.

Blast rips through rally in Pakistan, dozens dead

A blast ripped through a rally in the Pakistani city of Quetta on Friday, killing at least 43 people, the second major attack this week.

Pakistan relief effort ‘unprecedented’

Relief efforts in flood-ravaged Pakistan are being stretched by the "unprecedented scale" of the disaster, the United Nations said on Thursday.

Pakistan’s children haunted by the flood

For some of the children caught up in Pakistan's floods, the most frightening moment of their lives was the day before the water hit.

Pakistan floodwaters ebb, hunger and disease remain

A month after torrential monsoon rains triggered Pakistan's worst natural disaster on record, flood waters are starting to recede.

Jo’burg rescuers hard at work in Pakistan

A team of 11 rescuers from the Johannesburg emergency services have arrived in Pakistan on a relief mission to the flood-stricken country.

UN fears for children as Pakistan floods threaten towns

Flood waters threatened to engulf two towns in southern Pakistan on Saturday, a month after the disaster began.

Pakistanis too broken too rebuild in flood crisis

Shah-e-Roon doesn't have the energy, money or support from Pakistan's government to help Madyan recover from floods that decimated the small town.

Pakistanis stream out of town as flood spreads

Thousands of people fled on Friday from the southern Pakistani town of Thatta after the swollen Indus river burst its banks.

Proteas add game for Pakistan flood relief

South Africa have agreed to play an additional Twenty20 match against Pakistan to raise funds for the country's flood victims.

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