Issue Date: Jun 15, 2000
With an eye on the drought situation that has gripped India, the United Nations (UN)have issued a warning that drought in Pakistan and Afghanistan could threaten millions of people andlivestock.
"We do have a very critical situation," said Onder Yucer, the UN's resident coordinator for Pakistan. Yucer had earlier approached the heads of several other UN agencies based in Pakistan to seek emergency assistance to help the victims of drought in the country's south-western province of Baluchistan and areas in the southern province of Sindh.
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