Tag: flood victims

  • Pakistan moves Twenty20 over dengue outbreak

    Pakistan cricket authorities were Wednesday forced to shift the national Twenty20 tournament to Karachi after an outbreak of dengue fever in Lahore, the tournament’s original venue. President Asif Zardari, who is also the patron of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), said the tournament should also be used as a fund-raising event for the flood victims…

  • Pakistan floods: monsoons bring more misery to millions

    More than 5 million people have been affected by monsoons that have brought flash flooding to areas of southern Pakistan. Prime minister Yousaf Raza Gilani has┬ácancelled a trip to attend the United Nations in New York in order to co-ordinate emergency aid for flood victims, a move indicative of the situation’s seriousness. Sindh province, one…