Karachi, 16 September 2022 (TDI): The Saudi People’s Campaign for the Aid of Flood Victims in Pakistan has been launched by the King Salman Relief Centre, which has established an Air Bridge to carry out relief operations.

The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief) has dispatched two planes bringing tents, blankets, non-food items, food, and dates to provide urgent and immediate relief to flood victims.

Nawaf Saeed Almalkiy, Saudi Ambassador to Pakistan, and Dr. Khalid M. Al-othmani, Director of King Salman Relief Pakistan office, visited flood-affected villages completely shut off Sehwan Shareef.

The two Saudi officials distributed relief goods among affected people in collaboration with Pakistan Army. The relief materials sent through air cargo will provide urgent assistance to flood-affected individuals in all regions of Pakistan.

This aid package, which will be given in cooperation with the National Disaster Management Authority, will help provide victims with rapid relief (NDMA).

Saudi assistance for Pakistan amid Floods

As Pakistan struggles to recover from its worst floods in decades, two planes bringing 180 tonnes of humanitarian relief from Saudi Arabia arrived in Karachi.

According to the Saudi Press Agency (SPA), each of the two flights, which touched down on Tuesday evening and Wednesday morning, contained 90 tonnes of food, shelter, and medical supplies for those affected by the floods.

Over 19,000 recipients will get the supplies sent by King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre (KSrelief) in Pakistan amid the floods brought on by extremely severe monsoon rains that killed over 1,300 people and displaced millions more.

The SPA statement stated that “this airlift is part of Saudi Arabia’s commitment to giving timely support to countries suffering crises like the one being experienced in Pakistan.”

The first shipment of help arrived in Pakistan on Tuesday evening and was welcomed by Ambassador Nawaf bin Saeed Al-Malki, as well as Bandar bin Fahd Al-Dayel, the Saudi Consul General in Karachi.

Saeed Ghani, Sindh’s Minister of Labour and Human Resources was also present on the occassion. KSrelief ahs built an air bridge to promptly get help to Pakistan after the floods.