Neelum lost her world when her husband was killed in a suicide bombing outside his shop in the Swat Valley of Pakistan. She doesn't know who to ask about her suffering -- the Taliban or the military.
"The area has been cleared of terrorists" is a common refrain in Pakistani media, but in the Swat Valley, trauma from the conflict between Pakistani security forces and Taliban militants remains.
World leaders are counting on volunteers to help attain the Millennium Development Goals. But why then is the volunteer contribution so grossly under-counted?
Five months after floodwaters washed away homes and villages in Pakistan, some parts of the country are still underwater.
Half million Pakistanis displaced by last summer's floods may be among the first wave of climate refugees.
Correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro introduces a series of reports on global population.
Following Pakistan's floods, U.S. policy of humanitarian aid accompanied by continuing drone attacks exacerbates rather than alleviates tensions.
Pakistan is still struggling to emerge from the August flooding that wreaked havoc in the country. While America is contributing to aid, its foreign policy is not helping to win the people's hearts and minds.
As floodwaters in Pakistan recede, problems remain for the 1.4 million internally displaced people.
Unlike in southern regions where the floodwaters slowly and stealthily supersaturated entire villages, the waters in the north raged through mountain ravines with the ferocity of a runaway train. Today, parts of Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province still resemble a warzone: battered bridges, crushed schools, and leveled villages.
In post-flood Pakistan, the psychological trauma of displacement ripples throughout the country, but mental health workers are few and far between.
Floods in Sukkur, Pakistan exacerbate poverty and social tensions as relief efforts create an uneasy collaboration between corporate and humanitarian interests.