Although Islamabad belatedly called for the world’s help on September 7, 2011 and the UN launched its floods appeal for $357 million 11 days later, the floods response has received just a trickle of funds from international donors.
Aid agencies in the Pakistan Humanitarian Forum have struggled to keep relief operations going and have been unable to expand them. One hundred days on, the UN appeal remains just 37 percent funded. Only the US and the European Commission have contributed significant sums to the floods response.
Read more in the Pakistan Humanitarian Forum briefing note