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One Year passes on as International Organization for Migration Aids 10.3 Million Pakistani Flood Victims

[ 0 ] July 29, 2011 | Misc., Official News

Islamabad: IOM has reached over 10.3 million of the 18 million people affected by the 2010 floods which devastated vast swathes Pakistan a year ago, damaging and destroying some 1.7 million homes. But massive needs remain and IOM is appealing for an additional USD 3.6 million to launch a targeted multi-sectoral response to help the most vulnerable families affected. Over the past 12 months, IOM, which led the humanitarian response in the shelter sector, has distributed emergency shelter to 2.76 […]

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Pakistan International Organization for Migration supports post-flood cash compensation scheme in Pakistan

[ 0 ] July 15, 2011 | Misc., Official News

Islamabad: An IOM mass information campaign has helped the Pakistan government to complete the first phase of a major cash compensation programme for victims of the devastating floods that hit the country a year ago. The initiative was part of a government assistance package to help affected communities and households start rebuilding their lives. Phase I of the Watan card compensation programme ending today, which provides disaster-affected families with cards operational at cash point machines and each worth Rs 20,000 […]

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International Organization for Migration delivers Thai Rice Aid for Flood Victims to Pakistan’s National Disaster Management Agency

Islamabad: IOM is this week providing over 560 trucks to transport 20,048 metric tonnes (MT) of rice donated by Thailand to Pakistan’s National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) for distribution among victims of the country’s disastrous 2010 floods. The rice, which arrived at Karachi Port Trust from Thailand on the MV Golden Falcon last week, will be moved to Provincial Disaster Management Agency (PDMA) warehouses in Sindh, Punjab, Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, and to an NDMA warehouse in Islamabad. Under the […]

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