ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Monday called world for quick action, taking as a bugle call of death of children during severe floods in Pakistan.
Over 500 children lost their lives in unprecedented floods and rains, while about 16 million people were affected, according to official data.
“Let these children to be not arithmetic, but a mountain call for quick action for rebuild their lives and future”, prime minister posted on Twitter.
Prime Minister Sharif stressed that global conversation on Pakistan flood Destruction must be focused on plight of children.
He mentioned that the natural disaster had a negative impact millions of children with over 500 dead.
“Super Floods” in Pakistan is left 3.4 million children in need of “immediate, salutary support’, says UNICEF.
Floods – caused on record monsoon rains and dubbed one minister as “the worst humanitarian disaster ever in decade” – affecting 16 million children in totalThis was stated by UNICEF Representative in Pakistan Abdullah Fadil after his visit this week to the southern province of Sindh.
This estimate came from the country’s National Disaster Management Authority. updated in death the number of flood victims from mid-June to 1545 people. people552 of them children.