UK Helps Build Schools in Pakistan

    Some 90,000 children in Pakistan will benefit from 35 million euros (USD52.03 million) to be provided by the United Kingdom for the

    in the country's North-West Frontier province. The aid will be managed by the Pakistan Earthquake Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Authority. It is part of the U.K.'s commitment to helping Pakistan recover from a strong earthquake that hit the country in 2005.

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      Ivy Mungcal

      As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.