Islamabad: Pakistan is facing the worst catastrophe of its history in shape of floods which claims as many as more than 1000 people lives, on the other hand Islamic countries as wells as world over have assured Pakistan to support it for rescue and rehabilitation of flood victims.
I extend my profound gratitude to His Excellency Syed Ebrahim Raisi, President of Islamic Republic of Iran , for his message of support and solidarity to the government and people of Pakistan . We gratefully acknowledge his offer of support at this difficult hour.— Shehbaz Sharif (@CMShehbaz) August 27, 2022
Organization of Islamic Countries (OIC) has issued an appeal to its member countries to extend helping hands to Pakistan to mitigate the people affected by the floods.
Like many Canadians across the country, I’m thinking of everyone affected by the devastating flooding in Pakistan. Canada is providing support through @UNCERF and @redcrosscanada – to provide food, clean water, and other essential services as quickly as possible. https://t.co/jwEjiIEilJ— Justin Trudeau (@JustinTrudeau) August 27, 2022
Brotherly countries, UAE, Turkey, Iran, Azerbaijan, Saudi Arab have expressed solidarity with Pakistan facing devastation and destruction after the catastrophe of the floods.
Our thoughts go out to the Pakistani people facing terrible floods, to the families of the countless people missing and to the populations affected. France stands ready to provide help.— Emmanuel Macron (@EmmanuelMacron) August 27, 2022
Moreover, other countries of world also shows eagerness to support Pakistan in tackling the situation created after the rains and floods.
The General Secretariat of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (#OIC) is following with great concern the security developments in the #Libyan capital, #Tripoli, which led to many deaths and other injuries. pic.twitter.com/xzcMMvOy2a— OIC (@OIC_OCI) August 28, 2022
The USA, the Uk, Canada, France, United Nation have also assured Pakistan to provide help in testing times.
The UK is providing urgent support to Pakistan after flooding that has affected millions, with at least 700,000 homes destroyed.
Lord Tariq Ahmad of Wimbledon, Minister of State for South and Central Asia, North Africa, UN and the Commonwealth and the Prime Minister’s Special Representative on Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict, said: “The floods in Pakistan have devastated local communities and the UK is providing up to £1.5 million to help the immediate aftermath.
The United Nations is set to launch a Flash Appeal of a $160 million appeal in support of Pakistan following the worst floods in the country’s history the UN will launch
In his weekly press briefing on Friday, Foreign Office spokesperson Asim Iftikhar said a UN Flash Appeal will be launched on Tuesday, August 30, simultaneously from Geneva and Islamabad.
The United States has pledged $1 million to Pakistan “to build resilience against natural disasters”.