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12 Jan 2023
The situation in Pakistan continues to be critical. As a reminder, this year's monsoon rains have dumped five times the average amount of water seen in the past 30 years in some provinces, killing 1,730 people and destroying or severely damaging more than 1.1 million homes and vital infrastructure. UNICEF had already released just under US$200 million in early autumn to respond to the health emergency, including the risks of diarrhoea, cholera, dengue and malaria...
7 Nov 2022
Pakistan’s Ministry of Planning, Development and Special Initiatives, together with the Asian Development Bank, the European Union, various UN agencies and with technical support from the World Bank, has calculated the loss and damage from the 2022 floods. One third of the country was inundated by the floods, and 33 million people have been affected, of which 8 million have been internally displaced...
5 Oct 2022
On September 4th, Ahsan Iqbal, Pakistan’s Minister for Federal Planning made an appeal for an “immense humanitarian response for 33 million people” following the widespread and unprecedented flooding that the country experienced over the past months. Rainfall during July and August was 190% above the thirty-year average and during August, and rainfall in Balochistan and Sindh provinces was 590% and 726% above average respectively...
2 Jun 2022 QUETTA, Pakistan
Nearly 3,000 cases and 6 deaths from cholera have been reported in Balochistan, mostly attributed to drought and human-cattle water sharing.
31 May 2022 KARACHI, Pakistan
India is withholding information from Pakistan on the planned hydro project on the Chenab River in violation of the provisions of the Indus River Treaty. Talks have stalled while heatwave is devastating agriculture outputs downstream.
18 Apr 2022 ISLAMABAD, Pakistan
Officials in Pakistan cite low levels of rain and snow throughout winter as cause for severe water shortages in Punjab and Sindh provinces. Civil demonstrations continue.
30 Mar 2022 ISLAMABAD, Pakistan
Infrastructure development, data sharing data and release of (un)treated wastewater among topics discussed between India and Pakistan.
11 Feb 2022 CHANDIGARH, Pakistan
Inter-provincial dispute over Indus River flow referred to Indus River System Authority. Federal inspectors barred from Guddu barrage site.
27 Jan 2022 ISLAMABAD, Pakistan
Pakistan president calls for technological solutions for water monitoring and efficiency improvements.
15 Nov 2021 Islamabad, Pakistan
New funding for governance and tackling climate change
5 May 2021 Islamabad, Pakistan
The investment of $2.4 Biillion USD in the 1124 MW Kohala will be China's largest in Pakistan and is the second of six planned hydroelectric projects on the Jhelum river.
7 Apr 2021 NEW DELHI, India
India maintains its position that construction activities on the Chenab River are treaty-compliant. Pakistan requests information share re planned projects.