United States President Joe Biden Thursday in his handle to United Nations Normal Meeting Session urged the world to assist Pakistan badly hit by devastating floods.
Following the current unprecedented monsoon rains which have triggered floods throughout the nation and brought on greater than 30 billion losses to financial system, the UN has appealed to the world to assist Pakistan address the state of affairs.
On account of devastating floods, greater than 1,500 individuals misplaced their lives, whereas hundreds of homes and cattle had been swept away. Hundreds of thousands of individuals have grow to be homeless and reside within the open sky, whereas the remainder of the nation is battling the aftermath of the flood as illness outbreak hit flood-ravaged areas.
In the course of the 77th session of the United Nations Normal Meeting (UNGA), US President Joe Biden has drawn the world’s consideration to flood-hit Pakistan.
“Pakistan continues to be below water and desires assist,” the US president mentioned throughout his handle on the UNGA session.
Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif was additionally current within the iconic corridor of the Normal Meeting throughout Joe Biden’s speech.
PM Shehbaz will handle the UNGA session on September 23. He’ll concentrate on the challenges confronted by Pakistan within the wake of the current climate-induced catastrophic floods within the nation.
In his handle, US President Joe Biden introduced one other $2.9 billion for a fund geared toward serving to to resolve world meals insecurity.
The cash “builds on the $6.9 billion in US authorities help to help world meals safety already dedicated this 12 months,” mentioned a press release from the White Home.