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 - As a follow up to the Detailed Livelihood Assessment (DLA), the Pakistan Food Security Cluster conducted a Livelihood Recovery Appraisal (LRA) which looked at households in Sindh and Balochistan affected by flooding in 2010 and/or 2011. The LRA focuses on three groups of flood-affected households or “flood cohorts”: 1) households affected ...read more
25/03/2013
 - The 2010 floods in Pakistan were one of the most devastating natural disasters of our times – described as a slow motion tsunami. Beginning in late July, unexpectedly severe monsoon rains caused flash and riverine floods which combined to affect almost one-fifth of the country’s land mass, an area larger ...read more
19/03/2012
 - In July 2010, torrential monsoon rains caused flooding of an unprecedented magnitude affecting the entire length of Pakistan. One year after the floods, the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) together with the Pakistan Food Security Cluster (FSC) decided to carry out a multi-agency assessment Detailed Livelihood Assessment (DLA) in 28 ...read more
25/02/2012
 - Thanks to the generosity of Australia, Belgium, Canada, CERF, ECHO, the European Union, IFAD, Italy, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States of America, FAO has been working since September 2010 to restore the food production of over 900 000 farming families, assisting more than 7 million men, women ...read more
26/07/2011
 - The 2010 monsoon floods affected the lives of over 18 million people and took an enormous toll on the rural poor. Around 80 percent of people in the affected areas depend on agriculture to provide for their families. A large majority lost their immediate and future sources of food and ...read more
09/03/2011
 - Latest News At the national-level Cluster meeting on 4 January 2011, gender was identified as a priority cross-cutting issue for the agriculture and livelihoods sector. The ARNA will start in Sindh to identify early recovery interventions, such as watercourses for rehabilitation. The Assessment will be conducted by the Food and Agriculture Organization ...read more
08/02/2011
 - The 2010 monsoon floods affected the lives of over 18 million people and took an enormous toll on the rural poor. Around 80 percent of people in the affected areas depend on agriculture to provide for their families. A large majority lost their immediate and future sources of food and ...read more
07/02/2011
 - Agriculture provides a livelihood to 80 percent of the flood-affected population in Pakistan. Extensive damage was caused to all subsectors (crops, livestock, fisheries, forestry). It is vital to ensure crop production is resumed by as many farmers as possible through winter (Rabi) and into spring (Kharif) planting. FAO’s flood response programme ...read more
25/11/2010
 - Agriculture provides a livelihood to 80 percent of the flood-affected population in Pakistan. FAO is supporting Government-led efforts to rapidly restore agricultural production and livelihoods affected by the floods. To date, FAO has received USD 45.5 million in donor contributions within the framework of the Revised Pakistan Floods Emergency Response ...read more
05/10/2010
 - If immediate action is not taken to protect and restore agricultural production in flood-affected areas of Pakistan, farmers will continue to suffer losses long after the floods recede. Further depletion of livelihoods can be prevented and food assistance needs reduced in the longer term, if support is mobilized in time. ...read more
28/09/2010
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