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Photo exhibition opens on 2010 Pakistan floods

August 1st, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 1 (IANS) A photo exhibition is being held here to mark last year's devastating floods in Pakistan that impacted over 20 million people.Nomad Art Gallery along with International ... Read more...

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Chidambaram reviews security in Kashmir’s Baramulla town

November 1st, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Nov 1 (ANI): Union Home Minister P Chidambaram on Sunday visited Baramulla town in north Kashmir on Sunday to review the security situation there.He also chaired a security meeting of ... Read more...

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Chidambaram to meet Omar Abdullah

October 31st, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Jammu, Oct 31 (ANI): Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram, who is presently in Jammu and Kashmir to review the security situation in the State, will meet Chief Minister Omar Abdullah here ... Read more...

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Pak tennis star Aisam aims at World No. 1 spot in men’s and mixed doubles

September 16th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sept 16 (ANI): Pakistan's tennis star Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi, who has been appreciated for his skills as well as humanitarian goals, has stated that his objective is to attain the top ... Read more...

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60,000 flood victims suffering from epidemics in Balochistan

September 6th, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Quetta, Sep 6(ANI): Over 60,000 flood survivors in five districts of Pakistan's Balochistan province are reportedly suffering from epidemics, particularly gastroenteritis and malaria.Sources said that the people were suffering due to ... Read more...

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Disease, hunger kill 17 flood survivors in Pakistan

August 31st, 2010 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 31 (DPA) At least 17 flood victims, including nine children, have died from disease and hunger in Pakistan's southern province of Sindh, officials and media reports said Tuesday. Authorities have struggled ... Read more...

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350,000 affected by fresh floods in Pakistan (Lead)

August 26th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 26 (DPA) The Indus River in Pakistan's southern province of Sindh submerged dozens more villages Thursday, and authorities ordered the evacuation of up to 350,000 people. "About 0.3 to 0.35 million ... Read more...

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UN warns 3.5 million children at water-borne disease risk in flood-hit Pakistan

August 17th, 2010 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug.17 (ANI): As millions of people struggle to wade through country's worst floods in the last 80 years, the United Nations (UN) has warned that nearly 3.5 million children in Pakistan ... Read more...

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10 million flood victims may be shifted to Karachi, Hyderabad

August 16th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Aug 16(ANI): Sindh Home Minister Dr. Zulfiqar Mirza has said that 10 million flood victims in the province and neighbouring Balochistan would be shifted to Karachi and Hyderabad, if needed."The Sindh ... Read more...

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Half million people affected in Pakistan floods (Lead)

August 6th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 6 (IANS) More than 500,000 people have been evacuated in Pakistan's Sindh province as floods continue to wreak havoc in the country, killing at least 1,600 people, a media report ... Read more...

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US pledges extra $25 mn for Pakistan flood victims

August 6th, 2010 - 8:41 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 6 (DPA) The US Thursday announced an additional $25 million in aid to help Pakistan deal with the worst floods in the country's 63-year existence. The US, which sees Pakistan as ... Read more...

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Miley Cyrus And Taylor Swift To Perform In Nashville Flood Benefit Concert

May 11th, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nashville, May 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Miley Cyrus and Taylor Swift is all set to perform in the upcoming "Nashville Rising: A Benefit Concert for Flood Recovery". Reportedly, the two singers ... Read more...

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Oxfam provides hygiene kits to flood survivors

October 29th, 2009 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Strengthening its water, sanitation and public health support in flood-affected villages in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh, Oxfam India has started distributing hygiene kits to the survivors of ... Read more...

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Disaster Recovery Centers Ready To Help Georgia Flood Survivors

April 28th, 2009 - 2:55 pm ICT by admin
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) operated by the State of Georgia and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) opened today to help people affected by the storms and flooding that ... Read more...

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Bihar government lying about floods toll, says ex-chief minister

November 18th, 2008 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 18 (IANS) Former chief minister Jagannath Mishra Tuesday accused the Bihar government of suppressing the toll in the recent floods, and said over 3,600 people were killed in the worst ... Read more...

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Flood survivors remain separated by Kosi waters

September 25th, 2008 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
Supaul (Bihar), Sep 25 (IANS) They ran for their lives as the waters of the Kosi river came raging into their homes. Over a month later, many of Bihar's three million homeless ... Read more...

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For Bihar’s flood victims, houses from Assam

September 21st, 2008 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 21 (IANS) As over three million flood victims of Bihar struggle to get back a roof over their head, a group of experts from the Guwahati-based Cane and Bamboo Technology ... Read more...

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World Vision commits Rs. 8 Crore for Bihar flood survivors

September 4th, 2008 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Sept 4 (ANI/Business Wire India): World Vision India today committed Rs. eight crores to respond to the mounting challenges facing the survivors of Bihar floods. This will respond to the ... Read more...

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NGO estimates Bihar flood death toll at 2,000

August 29th, 2008 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The Bihar government says the official death toll in floods after the Kosi river changed course is 12, but international NGO ActionAid whose workers are on the ... Read more...

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