Lack of coordination between disaster responders

Britain pledged $150 million to flood victims

The United Kingdom is providing immediate aid to Pakistan as a direct result of the terrible flood that decimated the country’s southern area and is reported to have killed at least 900 people. In response to the flooding, the British government has stated that it will contribute up to £1.5 million to the relief effort. “We are living through the devastation that climate change might inflict right now, and we are seeing how it impacts the most defenseless elements of society,” said Lord Tariq Ahmad of Wimbledon, who is also the Prime Minister’s Special Representative on Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict. The Minister of State for South and Central Asia, North Africa, the United Nations, and the Commonwealth is Lord Tariq Ahmad of Wimbledon. He is also the Prime Minister’s Special Representative for Conflict Sexual Violence Prevention.

I am grateful to everyone who is assisting with relief efforts, and my thoughts and prayers are with the victims and loved ones of those touched by the tragedy. You are in my thoughts and prayers during this terrible time. Furthermore, we are initiating negotiations with the Pakistani government to learn more about the areas in which we may help. During this time of need, the United Kingdom stands ready to aid the people of Pakistan. The United Kingdom’s assistance to Pakistan includes non-governmental organizations (NGOs) such as the World Bank and the United Nations, who are providing direct aid to those affected by the tragedy.


The 1.5 million pounds in humanitarian aid previously sent to Pakistan will be sufficient to address the country’s needs. At the COP26 Conference in Glasgow, the United Kingdom committed to working with Pakistan to reduce the intensity of flooding, enhance water management practices, and increase funding for climate change adaptation and mitigation. This pledge required the payment of over 55 million pounds in British currency.

According to the findings of the Global Climate Risk Index, Pakistan was hit by 173 severe weather events between 2000 and 2019, resulting in $3.772 billion in damages and 502 deaths. According to the data, the total economic toll exacted by these incidents was almost $3.772 billion. The outcomes of this study were taken into account while creating the World Climate Risk Index.

Natural disasters have cost Pakistan 18 billion USD in the last decade. Pakistan is one of the most vulnerable countries in South Asia to natural disasters. This includes natural disasters such as earthquakes, floods, and droughts, as well as urban-related shocks (such as heatwaves and dengue). Pakistan has a moderate or severe shortage of food security for 49 million people, accounting for 25% of all families. Based on the number of households, this is an estimate. Moreover, twenty-one million people live in households that are severely affected by food insecurity, accounting for 10% of all households. According to the Multi-Dimensional Poverty Index, 36.43 million individuals worldwide are living in a situation of chronic vulnerability.


Pakistan is the tenth country that is most vulnerable to climate change (an improvement from fifth most at-risk country in 2020). In the past, the UK promised to donate 800,000 pounds to Pakistan after the nation experienced flooding in 2020. They provided assistance to rural Sindh inhabitants who had lost several of their homes. Intense heat waves occurred as the country transitioned from winter to summer, resulting in glacier flash floods and forest fires.

This change took place while it was hot. The change from winter to summer brought about this. Additionally, it gave 55,000 underprivileged Pakistanis shelter, access to clean water, and sanitary amenities so they could recover from the floods. Organization offered the assistance. For humans to survive, these are essential. Flooding has destroyed crops on 2 million acres and killed at least 794,000 animals. The grain and cattle raised by those communities are essential for the survival of nearby settlements.

The recent monsoon rains have made a bad situation even worse, putting millions of people in danger of floods. Things have worsened in recent years and cities can be also affect because if this weather disaster.

If those who have reached higher ground are unable to locate shelter, food, clean water, or medical care, their situation may become more perilous.

Islamic Relief assists Pakistani victims of natural disasters and has been a member of DEC since 1992. One of the earliest relief organizations after the original disaster was Islamic Relief.

Our emergency response teams are still at work right now on the ground. To assist families in need of food, shelter, bedding, and personal hygiene supplies, they are collaborating with the local community.

Relief Islamic Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, and Balochistan have all benefited from government assistance. We were able to provide money, food kits, tents, kitchen sets, and hygiene kits to individuals in need thanks to donations. Additionally, our Pakistani employees are organizing a disaster reaction. They support the city. To safeguard those who are most at risk, we are assisting towns in hasty reconstruction after flash flood.

“United Kingdom is providing urgent relief to Pakistan as a direct result of the catastrophic flooding that struck the southern part of the nation and killed at least 900 people. In theory, the UN is assessing the needs this weekend. The corporation has until next Tuesday to lodge an appeal. The United Kingdom is providing pledged to Pakistan as a direct result of the devastating floods that hit the country’s southern region, killing at least 900 people.

The statement asserts that the United Nations and the World Bank are aiding Pakistan in addition to providing direct cash assistance to individuals in need. We are currently experiencing firsthand the destruction that climate change can bring. Also, it effects on the most defenseless members of our society. All 50 states will receive a fair portion of the $2.5 million. Together with Pakistan, we will take this step to promote climate-related investment.

According to the study found in the Global Climate Risk Index. Pakistan reported 502 fatalities and $3.772 billion in damages as a result of 173 weather-related disasters between 2000 and 2019. Pakistan, one of South Asia’s most disaster-prone countries. Has seen 18 billion US dollars in damages from natural catastrophes over the past ten years, according to estimates.

All too frequently, disasters like flood, earthquakes, droughts, and even urban shocks occur (such as heatwaves and dengue). According to estimates, 10% of Pakistani homes are destroyed in flood. Or 21 million people, endure extreme food insecurity. While 25% of households, or 49 million people, experience moderate to severe food insecurity. According to the Multi-Dimensional Poverty Index, a total of 36.43 million people are constantly at risk of living in poverty.

The “2022 Pakistan Floods Response Plan (FRP)” was launched today simultaneously in Geneva and Islamabad by the United Nations and the Pakistani government. The FRP is being provided as a response to the catastrophic rains, flood. Also, landslides that have affected over 33 million people across several regions of Pakistan. More than 1,100 people have been killed, including more than 350 children, and more than 1,600 more have been injured. The infrastructure that handles communications has also taken a significant amount of damage.

The FRP focuses on the needs of 5.2 million people. And activities to save lives totaling US$160.3 million include food security, assistance for agriculture and livestock in this Flood. Shelter and non-food items, nutrition programs, primary health services, protection, water and sanitation, women’s health, support for education, as well as housing for the displaced.


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