Biden administration earmarks $56 million for humanitarian aid to Pakistan

As floods devastate the South Asian country, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken urged Pakistan to seek debt relief from its close partner China. Blinken promised Pakistan strong U.S. support as it recovers from floods that submerged one-third of the country, an area the size of the United Kingdom. "We send a straightforward message. We … Continue reading Biden administration earmarks $56 million for humanitarian aid to Pakistan

Flooding has turned Pakistan into a sea – Prime Minister

A man rows his boat as he passes through flooded market, following rains and floods during the monsoon season in Bajara village, at the banks of Manchar lake, in Sehwan, Pakistan September 6, 2022. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro Parts of Pakistan seemed "like a sea", Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif said on Wednesday, after visiting some of the … Continue reading Flooding has turned Pakistan into a sea – Prime Minister

Hurricane Ida: Live footage shows widespread flooding

Hurricane Ida has already resulted in widespread flooding in parts of Louisiana and Mississippi and power outages that are estimated to potentially last for weeks, as the category four storm made landfall in Louisiana Sunday afternoon and moved toward New Orleans. Photo by Anna Tarazevich on Pexels.com KEY FACTS Ida made landfall at approximately 12:55 p.m. … Continue reading Hurricane Ida: Live footage shows widespread flooding