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Emergencies, Floods
3 September 2010

ISLAMABAD – A month after torrential monsoon rains caused Pakistan’s worst natural disaster , leaving flood victims at risk of hunger and disease, WFP is ramping up its emergency operation to ensure that the most vulnerable people continue to receive life-saving food assistance and children do not slip into malnutrition.

Floods
31 August 2010

Islamabad – The Executive Directors of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today called on the international community to step up their support for the victims of the ongoing floods in Pakistan.

Floods
30 August 2010

ISLAMABAD – The Executive Director of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), Josette Sheeran, is to visit Pakistan between August 31 and September 1.

Floods
21 August 2010

ISLAMABAD – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today estimates that it requires at least 40 additional heavy-lift helicopters in Pakistan to reach the huge number of people cut off from land assistance by the recent floods with desperately needed emergency food and other humanitarian supplies.

Floods
5 August 2010

ISLAMABAD – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has today launched a major airlift, using helicopters to boost its ongoing relief operation and bring desperately needed food to people cut off by the devastating floods in northern Pakistan.

Floods
3 August 2010

ISLAMABAD – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is scaling up emergency relief to victims of catastrophic flooding in Pakistan, prioritizing the worst-affected areas of Peshawar, Mardan, Charsadda and Nowshera, as it continues to identify stricken communities across the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) province.

Floods, General Food Distribution
1 August 2010

ISLAMABAD – The World Food Programme has today started food distributions to 35,000 families hit by catastrophic flooding in Northwestern Pakistan, which has also affected parts of neighbouring Afghanistan.


17 November 2009

ROME - The United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon joined the Executive Director of the UN World Food Programme in a commemoration at WFP headquarters to remember the five men and women who died last month in a bomb blast in the Pakistani capital, Islamabad.