Monthly Archives: August 18, 2010

  • Not just a natural disaster

    August 18, 2010

    The Pakistani state has failed its people, writes Kamila Shamsie. Environmentalists have long warned of the power of the illegal timber mafia and the susceptibility of deforested areas to flooding, landslides and soil erosion.

  • Disaster in Pakistan

    August 12, 2010

    Pakistan is in the grip of a deluge that some say is the worst since 1929 – 18 years before the land became an independent nation.