About 8,000 people have been affected by flood in Matiari district of Pakistan`s Sindh province as the Indus river continues to be in spate, Online News Agency reported Friday.
The badly affected province was already reeling from
floods last year that were the worst ever in Pakistan.
Only 18 percent of funding requirements have been received so far, said UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs.
Four trucks of relief materials will be dispatched to Badin, Mirpurkhas and Sanghar areas.
Authorities and international aid groups struggled to respond to Pakistan`s second major bout of flooding in just over a year.
Osama appealed for global assistance because he was living in Pakistan.
Kenny Belaey, the world champion in trial bike, has reached Pakistan in a bid to raise funds for the victims of the devastating floods in the country.
An elementary school in China organised a fund-raiser for collecting donations for the flood-hit people of Pakistan.
World Bank’s VP Guerrero met President Asif Ali Zardari, Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani.
Chancellor assures Germans their assistance will reach Pak flood victims.
A fresh wave of floods
forced thousands of people to flee their homes in southern
Pakistan on Monday amid warnings that the situation could be
further exacerbated due to continuing monsoon rains.
UN chief has urged world governments to donate relief materials to Islamabad.
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