We have been warned. The warnings are coming true. The costs are rising. Yet still we dither. What's going on?
The misery in the Swat Valley and the plight of thousands of women and children, who have lost husbands and fathers, gave birth to Swat Relief Initiative.
Compared with the previous year, Pakistanis did not see any improvement in their lives in 2011. The downward spiral continued and life became tougher. One can only hope that the year 2012 will bring some relief to their sad faces.
Fascinated by the idea of photography, Snapistan co-creator Natasha Noorani decided to use it as a tool to help inspire and show a different side of Pakistan that many living outside of it may never know exists.
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Pakistan will neither attain lasting food, energy, and water security, nor educate its masses, until its political leadership removes the indigenous obstacles that have long constrained the country's development.
As Pakistan marks the one-year anniversary of the worst floods in living memory, the aid agency, Oxfam, has warned that the country is still unprepared for the monsoon season.
Our lazy and self-comforting reductionism says nothing about Haiti or Pakistan, and all too much about us Americans. The earthquake in Haiti and the floods in Pakistan were natural disasters, but didn't happen in a geopolitical vacuum.
I hope that Pakistanis who are understandably offended by U.S. violation of Pakistan's sovereignty will keep in mind that individual Americans don't represent, nor are we necessarily well represented by, the American government.
Lack of proper nutrition for children has been a problem in Sindh, and the situation was exacerbated by the floods.
Over the past 10 years more than 2.6 billion (yes, billion with a "B") have been affected by natural catastrophes, compared with 1.6 billion in the previous decade. Why the drastic increase?
There are all types of emergencies in practically every part of Pakistan. No, really, we've got it all -- ranging from floods, political strife, inter...
It is no accident that initiatives to combat climate change are taking root in poor countries. The developing world, out of necessity, may lead the way in learning to live with a warming planet.
We know that the devastating floods of summer 2010 destroyed more than 1.7 million acres of crops. Punjab is still fertile but the planting and harvest cycles have been violently interrupted.
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