Oxfam providing immediate relief in Pakistan

by Oxfam America
Jan 27, 2011

Six months into the floods

The monsoon floods that began in Pakistan in July 2010 caused a colossal disaster. Thanks to the collective efforts of the Pakistani Government, UN agencies, international NGOs, and local relief organisations, the response has achieved major successes and seen millions of Pakistanis receive vital emergency relief. However, the disaster is not over and many people still need humanitarian assistance. Ongoing emergency relief is just the first step in rebuilding devastated communities. A nationally-led, pro-poor reconstruction programme is needed now to create a path of sustainable development leading to a fairer and more disaster-resilient Pakistan.

Read our full six-month report on the flooding in Pakistan here:

http://www.oxfamamerica.org/publications/six-months-into-the-floods

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Oxfam America

Location: Boston, MA - USA
Website: http:/​/​oxfamamerica.org/​
Oxfam America
Project Leader:
Elizabeth Grant
Boston, Massachusetts United States

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