US Charitable Donations Lag Despite UN Report of 15 to 20 Million Pakistanis in Need of Shelter, Food and Emergency Care

By: Sunday August 22, 2010 7:45 am

As new waves of flooding affect Pakistan today, we learned from the UN on Friday that between 15 and 20 million Pakistanis are in need of shelter, food and emergency care. Despite this dire situation, US charitable giving lags far behind the rate seen for the earthquake in Haiti. In response to lagging private donations, governments are doubling the original commitment to Pakistan through the UN.

 

America’s Broken Response to Pakistan

By: Wednesday August 18, 2010 7:10 pm

The ability for the United States to project power abroad – to protect its national security interests – is broken

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