Gaza, 22 August 2022 (TDI): The Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Ministry of Palestine extended condolences to flood victims in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. Pakistan has been afflicted by a surge of floods this year.

The Palestinian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants extended its heartfelt condolences to the brotherly country of Pakistan for the victims of the floods that have swept the country, particularly the provinces of Sindh, Baluchistan, as well as Punjab.

The floods have resulted in a number of deaths and injuries, causing damage to thousands of homes, bridges, as well as other properties.

Likewise, it is noteworthy that Palestine has declared its unwavering support for Pakistan along with expressing confidence in its capabilities as President, Government, and people to fight and overcome the catastrophe.

The Ministry has also expressed its heartfelt condolences and genuine sympathies to the families of the flood affectees and wished the injured a swift recovery.

2022 Flash Floods in Pakistan

Hundreds of people have been killed and displaced across Pakistan as torrential rains lash the country. Since July, Pakistan has received more than 60% of its usual total monsoon rainfall.

Consequently, this has led to an estimated 1 million people being affected by torrential rain, flash floods, as well as landslides.

The provinces of Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), and Sindh have been hit the hardest, with heavy rain expected across Pakistan till Friday. Likewise, since July, more than 40 people have died in Karachi as a result of torrential rains.

Aside from that, approximately 200 people have been killed in the worst floods in more than 30 years in Balochistan which is Pakistan’s largest and poorest province.

According to the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), the province has received 305% more rain than usual, this year.