Flood Disaster Relief EU Plans Donor Conference for Pakistan

After initial hesitation, the amount of international relief and private donations to Pakistan is finally increasing. And the European Union is planning to hold a donor conference in October in order to raise funds for the reconstruction of large swaths of flood-ravaged Pakistan.
A family marooned by flood waters is seen from an Army helicopter in the Rajanpur district of Pakistan's Punjab province on August 9, 2010.

A family marooned by flood waters is seen from an Army helicopter in the Rajanpur district of Pakistan's Punjab province on August 9, 2010.

Foto: STR/PAKISTAN/ REUTERS
-- dsl with wire reports