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World - Region
9/30/2022 2:52:06 PM
The United Nations will seek $800 million more in aid from the international community to respond to the soaring life-saving needs of Pakistani flood survivors, a UN official said Friday.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
9/29/2022 10:59:52 PM
Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi held on Thursday a phone call with Pakistani Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif to offer condolences to victims of his country's devastating floods, the Egyptian presidency announced.

World - International
9/29/2022 2:19:08 PM
Hurricane Ian left a path of destruction in southwest Florida, trapping people in flooded homes, damaging the roof of a hospital intensive care unit and knocking out power to 2.5 million people as it dumped rain across the peninsula on Thursday.

COP27 - Climate change
9/27/2022 10:45:16 AM
Pakistan's new prime minister stepped onto the U.N. podium and faced world leaders, ready to spin a tale of floods and climate change and more than 33 million people at risk. Shahbaz Sharif began: ``As I stand here today to tell the story of my country ...''

World - International
9/26/2022 5:41:37 PM
Like every year, Arz Mohammed had planted his little patch of land in southern Pakistan with cotton. The crop would earn him enough so that, as he puts it, his family of five wouldn’t be reduced to begging. Then came the deluge.

COP27 - Climate change
9/26/2022 1:55:23 PM
Pakistan's catastrophic floods have led to renewed calls for rich polluting nations, which grew their economies through heavy use of fossil fuels, to compensate developing countries for the devastating impacts caused by the climate crisis.

World - International
9/25/2022 2:15:06 PM
The World Bank said it will provide about $2 billion in aid to Pakistan, ravaged by floods that have killed more than 1,600 people this year, the largest pledge of assistance so far.

World - International
9/21/2022 1:23:22 PM
Devastating floods in Pakistan's worst-hit province have killed 10 more people in the past day, including four children, officials said Wednesday as the U.N. children's agency renewed its appeal for $39 million to help the most vulnerable flood victims.

World - International
9/19/2022 2:27:35 PM
Hurricane Fiona bore down on the Dominican Republic Monday after knocking out the power grid and unleashing floods and landslides in Puerto Rico, where the governor said the damage was ``catastrophic.''

World - International
9/17/2022 7:55:56 PM
The World Health Organization raised the alarm Saturday about a ``second disaster`` in the wake of the deadly floods in Pakistan this summer, as doctors and medical workers on the ground race to battle outbreaks of waterborne and other diseases.

World - Region
9/15/2022 5:22:14 PM
Flooding across Sudan has killed at least 20 people over the past week, Sudanese officials announced Thursday, raising the official death-toll from the floods since the rainy season began in May to 134.

World - International
9/13/2022 5:40:42 PM
Humanity is "going in the wrong direction" on climate change due to its addiction to fossil fuels, the UN said Tuesday in an assessment showing that planet-warming emissions are higher than before the pandemic.

World - Region
9/12/2022 5:37:35 PM
Pakistan is grappling with food shortages after deadly floods left the impoverished country's agriculture belt underwater, the prime minister told the Turkish president by phone, as authorities scaled up efforts Monday to deliver food, tents and other items.

World - International
9/11/2022 2:58:42 PM
Two more U.S. military planes loaded with tons of aid for Pakistanis affected by flooding from deadly monsoon rains landed Sunday in southern Sindh province, one of the worst-affected regions in the impoverished country.

World - International
9/10/2022 10:20:10 PM
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday toured Pakistan's flood-ravaged Sindh and Baluchistan provinces a day after saying the world is obligated to provide ``massive`` amounts of relief to the impoverished country.

World - International
9/9/2022 1:14:38 PM
​U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said the world owes impoverished Pakistan ``massive'' help recovering from devastating floods because other nations have contributed more to the climate change thought to have triggered the deluge.

World - Region
9/5/2022 11:32:16 AM
More than 100 people have been killed and tens of thousands of homes destroyed by flooding caused by torrential rain since Sudan's wet season began in May, police said Sunday.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
9/4/2022 1:38:03 PM
Upon the directive of Grand Imam Ahmed El-Tayyeb, the Egyptian Zakat and Charity House recently sent tens of tons of foodstuffs and medicines to Sudanese residents who were affected by the devastating floods, Egypt’s top religious authority Al-Azhar said in a statement Saturday evening.

World - International
9/4/2022 9:36:44 AM
Pakistan appealed Saturday to the international community for an "immense humanitarian response'' to unprecedented flooding that has left at least 1,265 people dead. The request came even as planes carried supplies to the impoverished country across a humanitarian air bridge.

World - Region
8/31/2022 5:03:18 PM
Flash floods triggered by heavy monsoon rains across much of Sudan killed at least 100 people since the start of the rainy season in May, an official said Wednesday.

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