Wed, May 22 2013
A man passes a truck that slipped off a flooded road in Pakistan's Muzaffargarh district of Punjab province, August 22 2010. Floods are threatening to wreak havoc in more areas of south Pakistan in a catastrophe that has made the government more unpopular and may help Islamist militants gain supporters.
Three-day visit starting January 19 2011 is at the invitation of his counterpart Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi.
Pakistani floods creating a new disaster every day, UN relief chief says.
Campaign is a response to appeal by International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent societies to raise 56.3 million euro to help 900 000 people in Pakistan hard-hit by flooding.
EU Aid Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva told MEPs in the Development Committee that the coming weeks could see the situation worsen in Pakistan owing to the weather.
Concerns that world's response to call for humanitarian aid was insufficient have been resolved, Kristalina Georgieva says.
Britain's Disaster Emergency Committee says the public response to floods in Pakistan has been unprecedented.
European crisis response commissioner Georgieva is poised to hold talks with several Greek cabinet ministers as wildfire season approaches.
European Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response Kristalina Georgieva will go to Romania on July 9 2010 to express European solidarity with the country. Georgieva will travel to the eastern part of the country, where a high flood wave is expected in the coming days.
The request for high capacity pumping equipment and teams was immediately communicated to all participating states. Poland activated the mechanism because it expected that its national response capacities would be overwhelmed.
Georgieva plans to make regular postings on her blog related to her portfolio and giving her personal impressions of her work and that of her staff in trouble spots around the world.
The global food import bill in 2012 could decline to $1.24 trillion, down slightly from last year’s record of $1.29 trillion.
Boevski has been under arrest in Brazil since October, when he was arrested at Sao Paulo's international airport with nine kg of cocaine in his luggage.
Whereas foreign media ownership is perceived as advantageous for media outlets and journalists, Bulgarian owners are perceived as investors with short-term vision who strive for immediate profits.
Killing spree in Norway in July 2011 and the arrests of individuals in a number of EU member states for the preparation of terrorist attacks, are proof of the continuing need for vigilance, Europol says.
In her message to mark the Day, Bulgaria's Bokova said that books are 'valuable tools' for knowledge-sharing, mutual understanding and openness to others and to the world.