Flood View in Pakistan

Sunday, August 15, 2010

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon visited to flood-devastated Pakistan.

Mr Ban told disaster was greater than anything he had seen before.

According to Pakistani government up to 20 million people have now been affected by the monsoon floods.

Near about 1,500 have lost their lives. Death rate in Flood areas is increasing rapidly. The UN has already confirmed at least one case of cholera among the victims.

Efforts on local and international level are required to handle this disaster let watch a clip about people in trouble:

The shortage of food is natural result. Many welfare institutes have begun to deliver food packets which contain rice, lentils, flour, and water purification tablets. To handle the threat of diarrheal diseases they are distributing Rehydration Solution sachets. Additionally, medical team for assessment of health needs have been sent in the affected communities.


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