Flood havoc continues in Pakistan. Due to the flood, infectious diseases like malaria, typhoid, and dengue fever are spreading rapidly across the regions and the death toll has reached 324. The officials said this on Wednesday, quoting the Express Tribune.
The stagnant flood waters in several provinces of Pakistan have led to widespread cases of skin and eye infections, diarrhoea, malaria, typhoid, and dengue fever, threatening the health of people in Pakistan.
According to the Express Tribune, many people in the flood-affected areas are in urgent need of food and medicine, despite efforts by the government, local and foreign relief organizations, and humanitarian organizations.
According to a survey, most Pakistanis have expressed their displeasure with the government's response to the unprecedented natural disaster that has killed millions in the cash-strapped country. This outrage is evident in the latest Pattan survey published this week.
The survey was conducted by community-based activists in 38 disaster-hit areas in 14 districts across three flood-affected provinces, Dawn newspaper reported.
According to the survey, most of the localities were unhappy with the performance of state institutions. People have been forced to leave their villages and neighborhoods in 92 percent of the places due to the floods.
After six weeks of floods, many families in 15 places were found living on the streets under open skies and without a tent
Since June this year, Pakistan has faced a harsh monsoon season resulting in severe humanitarian and development crises.
According to government estimates, nearly 33 million people across the country have been affected by incessant heavy rains and floods - the worst in decades.
Millions of acres of crops and orchards, many of which are ready for harvest, have been damaged and destroyed and the next planting season is at risk. Agriculture is an important source of livelihood and livelihood for most of the households in Pakistan and the country's economy.
There is a total of 160 districts in Pakistan. To date, half of these have been declared "calamity hits" across the country and the number is expected to increase.
The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has predicted above-normal rainfall in the south-eastern areas of Sindh in September.