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Floods 2022

In 2022, record heavy floods in the country caused an estimated economic loss of more than 30 billion dollars. Over 33 million people were badly affected and more than 1700…

Floods, animals and pets

Pakistan has been battered by flash floods that have claimed the lives of nearly 1,500 people and one million animals, including cattle. Between 1999 and 2018, Pakistan ranked as the…

Sindh: floods and rural economy

Part II  On top of the adverse global and national developments in a post-pandemic world, Sindh and Balochistan got severely hit by extraordinary torrential rains in a short interval of…

What have the floods taught us?

“Allah was angry with us when the rain came” – this was the response by most people under the wrath of the catastrophic floods this monsoon season. The extent of…

Floods, debt, and SDRs

Pakistan is facing unprecedented floods of a profoundly catastrophic nature. While 3 million livestock have died in the flood-hit areas, the other mainstay of peoples’ livelihood in the shape of…

Preparing for the floods

Now that the very immediate rescue phase of super devastating floods in Pakistan is dovetailing into the relief phase to move towards the rehabilitation side, it is prudent to take…