Serious rains and floods in Pakistan have killed somewhere around 1,033 people, including 348 children, and 1,600 more harmed in Pakistan since mid-June, authorities said on Sunday.
The country’s National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) added that 119 people had died and 71 harmed as of now alone.
Somewhere around 33 million people have been impacted by disaster, Pakistan’s Minister for Climate Change Sherry Rehman said on Thursday.
She referred to the floods as “uncommon” and the worst humanitarian disaster of this long time.
Floods in Pakistan
Flood relief centers are being establish in various parts of the country to assist collection, transportation and distribution of flood relief goods to victims, the Pakistan Armed Forces said.
Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif has postponed his official trip to the United Kingdom, as he appealed for funds from friendly countries and international institutions amid the worst flooding in decades.
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According to the NDMA forecast, parts of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa might face “very high to an exceptionally high level of flooding” in the next few days.
Balochistan also faces the threat of more flash flooding.