PAKISTAN FLOODS APPEAL
Support the most vulnerable families who have lost everything
Monsoon rains and devastating flash flooding have left more than one-third of Pakistan completely submerged. 6.4 million people are in need of urgent assistance and millions are struggling to survive without food, shelter or drinking water. With no signs of the torrential rain stopping, the situation is going to get even worse.
Approximately 33 milllion people have been impacted by the torrential rainfall, which has destroyed over 287,000 homes and damaged another 662,000, displacing a huge number of families.
There has been widespread damage to infrastructure including over 17,000 schools, several thousand health facilities, 3,500km of roads and more than 145 bridges.
At least 793,900 livestock have died and 2 million acres of agricultural land have been damaged, with the potential to impact long-term food security following the flooding.
Flooding of this scale is unprecedented in Pakistan and requires an immediate emergency response.
It is now a race against time to reach as many people as possible before an expected outbreak of cholera.
It is vital that we act quickly after such a massive disaster. Can we count on your support today to help people who have lost everything?
Floods victims wade through flood water after flash flood in Matiari, Sindh province, Pakistan on August 29, 2022. © Shakeel Ahmad / Anadolu Agency / AFP
Our team in Pakistan is providing vital emergency aid to vulnerable families, including food supplies, hygiene and cooking kits. And our teams are travelling through the affected regions and assessing the need for further support.
We will also deploy psychological first aid teams to assess the needs of people displaced from their homes and provide assistance.
It is vital that we act quickly to prevent an even bigger disaster.
THE PEOPLE OF AFGHANISTAN ARE ON THE BRINK OF THE WORST HUMANITARIAN CRISIS ON EARTH.
people in need of humanitarian assistance
including 9.7 million children
people facing emergency level of food insecurity
people needing emergency health services in 2021
people displaced by conflict in 2021
"PLEASE DON'T FORGET AFGHANISTAN IN THIS DIFFICULT TIME"
Mohammad Rasool, Base coordinator for HI in Afghanistan.
Mohammad Rasool manages HI's programme in Kandahar and Nimroz provinces where our teams are providing rehabilitation and psychosocial support. In this interview, Mohammad describes the situation on the ground at the moment.
Pakistan Floods: Vulnerable groups at risk of being left behind as flooding covers one third of country
Press Release | London, 31st August 2022, 12:00 BST
Present in Pakistan since the 1980s, HI implemented development projects to address the needs of Afghan refugees until the late 1990s. HI then helped the population deal with a number of natural disasters (earthquakes, floods), focusing on mitigating the effects of such disasters on the most vulnerable groups of people. HI’s programme is directed towards refugees and displaced populations.
Humanity & Inclusion’s emergency response teams take action on the ground to assist the most vulnerable, in particular people with disabilities, injured and displaced people.
Your gift today could make a real difference to the most vulnerable children and families who have lost everything.
Other ways to donate:
- By telephone Call our Supporter Care team on 0330 555 0156 to donate by credit or debit card.
- By post Send a cheque payable to "Humanity & Inclusion UK" to: Pakistan Floods Appeal, Humanity & Inclusion UK, 9 Rushworth Street, London, SE1 0RB.
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