Pakistan

Humanitarian Crisis Brewing Along Iran-Pakistan Border As Fuel Carriers Trapped In Scorching Heat

… a livelihood for tens of thousands of men in Balochistan, Pakistan’s most impoverished province reeling from violence, poverty, and unemployment.

by · Wednesday, 28 April 2021 · Afghanistan, Iran, Pakistan

Pakistani YouTuber endeavors to end poverty with business videos

ANKARA. Rehan Allahwala, a YouTuber from Pakistan, carries the lofty goal of eliminating poverty from the planet by educating people with his videos …

by · Friday, 23 April 2021 · Pakistan, Turkey

‘Here At Least We Can Live In Peace’: Pakistani Cave Dwellers Flee War And Poverty

Some were displaced by military operations and violence, others were driven to them by poverty. They say they can at least live in peace in the caves, …

by · Wednesday, 14 April 2021 · Afghanistan, Pakistan

Ramadan charity helps Pakistan’s poor

The downturn has particularly impacted those below poverty line – nearly 25% of Pakistan’s 210 million population. “Ramadan is the perfect time to …

by · Friday, 9 April 2021 · Pakistan, Turkey

Collecting behavioral insights into COVID-19 in Pakistan

When Pakistan’s polio vaccination campaigns were suspended in late March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, my work researching vaccine acceptance in the country was also suspended. Lockdowns made it difficult to continue working with local communities abou…

by · Monday, 7 December 2020 · Pakistan

Pakistani premier proposes economic recovery plan at UN

Outlining 10-point strategy at UN General Assembly, Khan says some 100M people could fall into extreme poverty due to virus. News Service 04 …

by · Friday, 4 December 2020 · Pakistan, Turkey

Ghani Urges Pakistan to ‘Overcome Distrust that has Haunted’ Bilateral Relations

Addressing the ongoing poverty that hit roughly 50 percent of the country, Ghani said the common interest and “focus” are what inspire both leaders to …

by · Friday, 20 November 2020 · Afghanistan, Pakistan

Despite Protests And Promises, Pakistani Regions Denied Internet Access

… all so far failed to prompt Pakistan to grant Internet access to millions in regions reeling from decades of conflict, poverty, and underdevelopment.

by · Thursday, 9 July 2020 · Afghanistan, Pakistan

As virus spikes, Pakistan says there’s no choice but to open

The number of people living in poverty has risen to 40% from 30% since the pandemic began. Massive job losses could spark unrest, Sharif warned.

by · Monday, 22 June 2020 · Nepal, Pakistan

Pakistan offers India help for pandemic-hit poor

… lockdown, Khan announced Pakistan’s largest one-off cash payment program to pay around $1 billion to 12 million poverty-stricken families.

by · Thursday, 11 June 2020 · India, Pakistan, Turkey