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Pakistan: capitalising on recovery

Pakistan: capitalising on recovery

Jan 03, 2012

A cash for work program has provided flood survivors with income to aid rebuilding efforts

Pakistan: moving through the floodwaters in Sindh

Pakistan: moving through the floodwaters in Sindh

Oct 14, 2011

Nine million struggle to survive in the wake of massive floods

Pakistan: Why food alone is not enough

Pakistan: Why food alone is not enough

Aug 19, 2010

People in Balochistan are pleased with ACT food distributions. But they still face tough choices

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About Pakistan
  • Population: 180.8 million (UN, 2009)
  • Capital: Islamabad
  • Largest city: Karachi
  • Area: 796,095 sq km (307,374 sq miles), excluding Pakistani-administered Kashmir (83,716 sq km/32,323 sq miles)
  • Major languages: English, Urdu, Punjabi, Sindhi, Pashto, Balochi
  • Major religion: Islam
  • Life expectancy: 66 years (men), 67 years (women) (UN)
  • Monetary unit: 1 Pakistani Rupee = 100 paisa
  • Main exports: Textile products, rice, cotton, leather goods