Floods to drag up to 9 million Pakistanis into poverty: World Bank

Between six and nine million Pakistanis are set to be dragged into poverty as a result of cataclysmic monsoon flooding linked to climate change, the World Bank said on Thursday. Pakistan has been lashed by unprecedented monsoon rains this year which killed 1,700, devastated two million homes, and put a third of the nation underwater. Eight million people remain displaced, living in ramshackle tent cities … Continue reading Floods to drag up to 9 million Pakistanis into poverty: World Bank