Britain announces one and a half million pounds of aid for flood victims in Pakistan
ISLAMABAD: Britain has announced 1.5 million pounds for relief activities due to flood damage in Pakistan.
The British High Commission said in a statement that the UK will provide 1.5 million pounds of aid in the form of relief activities to combat this natural disaster, 700,000 homes have been destroyed in Pakistan, heavy monsoon rains have affected millions of people. Britain is providing urgent aid to Pakistan after floods killed at least 900 people in the south of the country.
The British High Commission said the United Nations was assessing disaster needs in Pakistan later this week, with a UN appeal expected to be launched on Tuesday.
“We are also working directly with the Pakistani authorities, I would like to pay tribute to everyone involved in the relief efforts, we are witnessing the devastation that climate change is causing,” said Lord Tariq Ahmed, Special Representative for the British Prime Minister. can cause, and affects the most vulnerable people, the UK is providing up to £1.5 million in immediate support.