Pakistan Drought Causing Malnutrition, Disease, Internal Migration

5 Mar 2019 by OOSKAnews Correspondent

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) has described the rates of malnutrition and disease in the southern Sindh and Balochistan provinces of Pakistan as “alarmingly high” as drought associated with climate change prevails in the region.IFRC released approximately $315,000 USD in emergency funding March 1 to assist in relief work in the provinces which are currently affected by one of the worst droughts in Pakistan’s history. The emergency funds will improve access to drinking water through construction of solar boreholes and improved water treatment facilities...

Request Subscription

SUBSCRIBE FREE to "The Water Diplomat" (monthly), or try the OOSKAnews International Water Weekly (paid subscription)