In the viral video, the scary people can be seen shouting, Astaghfirullah, Astaghfirullah, Allahu Akbar, Allahu Akbar, as the house collapsed within seconds of being hit and washed away in Swat Valley.
"Our senior leadership met and we decided I would do [an] international telethon to raise funds for flood affectees on Monday night," the former premier wrote on his official Twitter handle.
Modi wrote on Twitter, "Saddened to see the devastation caused by the floods in Pakistan. We extend our heartfelt condolences to the families of the victims, the injured and all those affected by this natural calamity."
Expatriates from different parts of Pakistan are expressing their worries at the impact of the worst flood to hit millions of people in the nation’s history. They are also expressing their anger at the government on the slow pace of relief operations.
“Entire country has been affected by this [floods]… as per initial assessment losses of over Rs1,000 billion incurred due to floods and over 1,000 people have died so far,” he remarked.
This time, however, it was on a different scale entirely. Days of torrential rains had sent a massive surge of water down the nearby Swat River — so powerful that on that day, last Friday, it broke through a reservoir that usually controls the river’s flow.
"Up to 73,000 women expected to deliver next month will need skilled birth attendants, newborn care, and support,” the UNFPA said, adding that pregnancies and childbirth cannot wait for emergencies..
Imtiaz Feroz Gondal, Chargé d’Affairs of the Embassy of Pakistan in Abu Dhabi, has commended the UAE and its leadership for the noble humanitarian support for those affected by torrential rain and floods in Pakistan.
According to a report released by the NDMA, at least seven children and five women were among those who lost their lives in different rain-related incidents across the country
Shahbaz Sharif visited flood-affected areas in Balochistan, and promised in a televised speech financial support to those who have lost their homes in the floods. The fatalities raised the overall death toll from rain-related incidents to 478...