This past month, Pakistan has witnessed some of the worst floods in its history. The death toll is approaching 1,500, and the number of people affected by the floods is estimated to be as high as 32 million.
Saudi Arabia has been assisting the country recoup, and it has now even launched a major public donation drive through the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center.
Donations from the public are being accepted through KSRelief’s “Sahem” platform.
According to a UN report, floods in Pakistan killed more than 1,400 people, most of them were children pic.twitter.com/nduS5CcytG
— KSrelief (@KSRelief_EN) September 13, 2022
KSRelief has already started delivering aid to Pakistan.
The second plane of the Saudi relief air bridge arrives in Pakistanhttps://t.co/mzZvDS8rmC pic.twitter.com/klM22vsc54
— KSrelief (@KSRelief_EN) September 14, 2022
As of now, the amount raised through the drive is around SR25 million.
There are a number of various types of aid that donors could choose, including food baskets that could support a family of seven for a month for SAR 225. Then there are options of building wells or setting up shelters as well.
You can donate here.
Or, you can also donate via text message to 5565.
Pakistan is grateful to KSA for @KSRelief_EN initiative for channelising donations to the people affected by devastating floods in Pakistan. Pakistani community in KSA is urged to donate generously through #Sahem App, website, or bank accounts. Link 👉https://t.co/vpmVcupxie https://t.co/xSM5PgQUkQ
— Pakistan Embassy Saudi Arabia (@PakinSaudiArab) September 13, 2022