Flood wreaks havoc on Pakistan, hundreds killed, anger erupts against the government on social media

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A displaced family ride on an auto-rickshaw while traveling to a safe area after fleeing their flood-hit homes in Pakistan.

Highlights

  • Public anger has erupted over the failure of the Pakistan government.
  • Pakistan has appealed for help at the international level.
  • Floods have wreaked havoc in Balochistan and Sindh areas.

Pakistan Flood: Flood has wreaked havoc on many areas of Pakistan, due to which hundreds of people have lost their lives. According to the data given by the government, so far 937 people, including 343 children, have died and at least 30 million people have been rendered homeless in the floods caused by rains in the country. The situation is so dire that the Shahbaz Sharif government of Pakistan has declared a national emergency. At the same time, other than the official figures, people say that the number of people who lost their lives in the floods is much higher.

People calling the Pakistani government bad

Public anger has erupted over the situation arising out of the floods and the government’s failure to carry out rescue operations. People on social media are calling the Pakistani government very bad. According to the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), 306 people have lost their lives in flood and rain-related incidents from June 14 to Thursday in Sindh, 234 people have died in Balochistan, while Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Punjab have 185 and respectively. 165 people have lost their lives. Apart from this, 37 people have died in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir and 9 in Gilgit-Baltistan.

‘These shameless people are a curse for Pakistan’

A social media user named SM Umar wrote in his tweet, ‘Pakistan has high inflation, economic crisis is at its peak, people are becoming homeless due to floods, food and health crisis has arisen, on the other hand imported The head of the government is enjoying the fun of roaming around with the taxpayers’ money. These shameless people are a curse for Pakistan. Let us tell you that people in Swat and Balochistan areas of Pakistan are facing a lot of problems. Many areas have been completely submerged in water.

People don’t even have ration to eat

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In some places, the situation has become so frightening that only the pictures coming from there are giving goosebumps. This flood has caused havoc in a large part of Pakistan, but government arrangements are visible in very few places. There is a severe shortage of ration for the people to eat, and the sick people are unable to get treatment. The public is cursing the government for the injustice, and is pleading for help. In many areas, villages have been submerged in water, and it is proving difficult to estimate the damage.

Monsoon can bring more destruction now

The government of Pakistan says that the country is facing an unprecedented monsoon and according to the data, another round is expected in September. If seen, the condition of Pakistan right now, if there is more rain in the future, then the situation will go from bad to worse. Many in Pakistan believe that the current crisis is bigger than the devastating floods of 2010. The flash floods caused by heavy rains washed away bridges and connectivity infrastructure in various parts of the country.

pakistan government pleaded for help

The government of Pakistan has appealed for help at the international level and said that the situation has become really bad. Sindh province alone needs at least one million tents to provide shelter to homeless people in various states, while the Balochistan government has also stated a need for one lakh tents. This is the reason why the government of Pakistan has contacted all the tent makers and also sought help from international donors.

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