Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif wrote an article in a British newspaper to highlight the problems of the flood victims, raising the voice of Pakistanis who are in trouble.
Web Desk: In his article written in a British newspaper to highlight the problems of the flood victims, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif said that large areas of Sindh and Balochistan are still under water. Rain and floods have claimed 1,700 lives. 3.3 million people were affected by rain and floods, the number of people suffering from food insecurity has doubled to 1.4 million, another 9 million have fallen below the extreme poverty level.
He said that the submerged areas become permanent lakes, the lives of the people in the affected areas have changed forever, no matter how many pumps are installed, the flood water cannot be removed even in a year, it is a problem. areas may flood again by July 2023, Pakistan faces extreme weather conditions, not just floods.
The Prime Minister said that the UN Secretary-General and I are jointly hosting an international conference on 9 January. In that donor conference, we will present a two-part framework for rehabilitation and reconstruction, in the first part the challenges of immediate rehabilitation. $16.3 billion in funding in 3 years to handle,
The second part of the framework deals with long-term climate resilience and the second phase will require an investment of 13.5 billion dollars over 10 years.