Islamabad, 2 September 2022 (TDI): Turkiye sent a humanitarian aid package, on Thursday, in coordination with Afet ve Acil Durum Yönetimi Başkanlığı (AFAD) to the flood-stricken families in Pakistan.

The second Goodness Train was sent on the Instructions of the President of the Republic of Türkiye, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.

The Humanitarian aid consists of 8.880 tents, and 31.190 blankets & pillows for people who lost their homes. In addition, the aid consists of 23.650 food parcels and 451.000 medical supplies.

The Turkish organization of the Republic of Türkiye Ministry of Interior Disaster and Emergency Management Authority, Afet ve Acil Durum Yönetimi Başkanlığı (AFAD), in coordination with NGOs, distributed humanitarian aid across Pakistan.

The Humanitarian aid sent to the flood zone in Pakistan is the bridge of kindness established by the instruction of the President of Turkiye, said the authorities. “We are beyond our borders for humanity,” they added.

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Earlier this week, the first goodness train was sent on the instructions of the President of Turkiye, Tayyip Erdoğan, to assist flood-stricken families in Pakistan. The humanitarian aid consisted of 3000 tents and food supplies to the flood-affected area.

Floods In Pakistan

Heavy rains have triggered flash floods across 1/3rd of regions in Pakistan. The rain-induced floods have wreaked havoc across Pakistan since mid-June.

In light of these events, Pakistan declared a “National emergency” and appealed to the international community to help those in need.

More than 1.100 people have been killed by the heavy floods, destroying the homes of about 3 million people, the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) reported.

Producing less than 1 percent of the World’s Carbon footprint, around half of the land of the country is engulfed by floods, destroying millions of acres of land and crop.

Alarmingly, Pakistan is ranked as the 8th most affected country by climate change, as reported by The Global Climate Index Report by the non-profit group Germanwatch.