Pakistan

International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction: Tracking international investments in disaster risk reduction in Pakistan

Humanitarian

Today is the official International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction, organised every year to raise awareness about what we can all do to reduce our risk to disasters. The current situation in Pakistan has once again highlighted the consequences of insufficient investment and priority given to disaster risk reduction (DRR). For the second consecutive year, floods […]


Pakistan floods, #2

Humanitarian

The disappointing donor response to the UN Flash appeal for the Pakistan floods continues into the third week of the appeal. The appeal has received just US$58 milion, 16% of the total US$357 million required making the Pakistan flash appeal the poorest funded against requirements of all UN appeals at present. The stark contrast with […]


Pakistan floods 2010: crisis briefing 9 September

Humanitarian

It is now over one month since the world’s attention was turned to the devastating floods in Pakistan. Funding in response to the  floods has now reached US$817.6 million with an additional US$316.9 million pledged. The number of affected people has risen to 17.2 million and the number of people killed has reached 1,752. 65 donor governments […]


Pakistan floods 2010: crisis briefing 1 September

Humanitarian

Funding in response to the Pakistan floods has reached US$703.8 million with an additional US$363.9 million pledged. The number of affected people has risen to 17.2 million and the number of people killed has reached 1,500. 60 donor governments and the EC have either pledged or contributed funds to the emergency. Contributions from the United States (US$153.9 million), […]


Pakistan floods 2010: crisis briefing 27 August

Humanitarian

Funding in response to the Pakistan floods has reached US$687.2 million with an additional US$324.3 million pledged. The number of affected people has risen to 17.2 million and the number of people killed has reached 1,500. 59 donor governments and the EC have either pledged or contributed funds to the emergency. Contributions from the United States (US$155.9 million), […]


Pakistan floods 2010: crisis briefing 26 August

Humanitarian

Funding in response to the Pakistan floods has reached US$642.9 million with an additional US$292.4 million pledged. The number of affected people has risen to 17.2 million and the number of people killed has reached 1,500. 59 donor governments and the EC have either pledged or contributed funds to the emergency. Contributions from the United States (US$155.9 million), […]


Pakistan floods 2010: crisis briefing 25 August

Humanitarian

Funding in response to the Pakistan floods has reached US$620 million with an additional US$295 million pledged. 59 donor governments and the EC have either pledged or contributed funds to the emergency. The largest donor government contributions come from the United States (US$155.9 million), Saudi Arabia (US74.4 million) and the UK (US$64.8 million). This Excel (file) contains some data and […]


Pakistan floods 2010: crisis briefing 24 August

Humanitarian

Funding in response to the Pakistan floods has now reached US$616 million. Just under US$276 million of this has been committed directly in response to the UN appeal for US$459 million. Over 50 governments have responded so far – the largest contributions have come from the United States (US$156 million), Saudi Arabia (US$74.4 million), the […]


Pakistan floods 2010: crisis briefing 23 August 2010

Humanitarian

UN OCHA FTS has reported that funding in response to the Pakistan floods has reached just over US$490 million, US$263.5 million of which has been provided in response to the UN appeal. An additional US$335.6 million has been pledged. This Excel (file) contains some data and graphs on overall funding commitments/contributions and pledges. Which government […]


Pakistan floods 2010: crisis briefing 17 August 2010

Humanitarian

US$250.6 million has so far been contributed in response to the Pakistan floods. US$182.2 million of this has been committed directly to the appeal for US$459 million that was launched by the United Nations on 11 August (“Pakistan Initial Floods Emergency Response Plan 2010”). The crisis briefing below provides a couple of graphs looking at […]