Islamabad/Quetta, 15 July 2022 (TDI): King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief) has dispatched emergency relief trucks carrying 285 tons of essential food items to Balochistan to meet the needs of the flood-affected people.

3,000 Food packages will help the flood-affected people living in 6 districts of Balochistan: Lesbela, Khuzdar, Quetta, Pishin, Killa Saifullah, and Killa Abdullah.

Each food package comprises all necessary essential food items and weighs 95 kg. It contains 80kg of flour, 5 liters of cooking oil, 5kg of Sugar, and 5kg of Daal Chana. The items are sufficient for a family for a whole month.

The food bags will be distributed in collaboration with the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) and the local government of Balochistan. More than 21000 people will benefit from this emergency relief.

This project comes under the umbrella of humanitarian projects by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, represented by the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center to assist affected families living in Pakistan.

KS Relief provides aid for flood victims in Balochistan
King Salman Relief Centre Dispatches Emergency Relief Convoy for the Flood Victims of Balochistan
About King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief):  

In 2015, King Salman bin Abdulaziz founded the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief). Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Rabeeah is the General Supervisor of the KSRelief. It was founded as part of Saudi Arabia’s attempts to help those in need worldwide.

As of 2022, KSRelief has assisted 80 nations and invested more than $ 5 billion on nearly 2000 projects.

Previously on the 12th of July, the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KS-Relief) of Saudi Arabia also distributed sacrificial meat in 10 districts of Pakistan. The distribution took place on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha.

Floods in Balochistan:

The recent rainfalls have broken Balochistan’s historical rainfall records. With rains of this severity, people have suffered greatly in terms of property damage and human lives. The casualties have been high.