Why hasn't Pakistan recovered from its catastrophic floods?
Pakistan is still reeling from last year’s deadly floods, which put a third of the country underwater. Though the country has barely contributed to climate change, its people are still paying the price. Six months on from the worst of the devastation, people across the country are still displaced and they’re facing knock-on effects of the floods on their health. The international community pledged $9 billion to aid Pakistan in rebuilding at the beginning of this year, but experts on the ground say it will be of little use if it doesn’t arrive soon. So is the international community doing enough to help?
In this episode:
- Zuha Siddiqui (@SiddiquiZuha), journalist
- Taimur Khan Jhagra (@Jhagra), former health and finance minister, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
- Ed Taylor, emergency response coordinator, Doctors Without Borders (@MSF)
This episode was produced by Ashish Malhotra and Amy Walters with our host, Halla Mohieddeen. Chloe K. Li, Amy Walters and Ashish Malhotra fact-checked this episode.
Our sound designer is Alex Roldan. Andy Greiner and Adam Abou-Gad are our engagement producers.
Alexandra Locke is The Take’s executive producer, and Ney Alvarez is Al Jazeera's head of audio.
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