As USAID marks World Humanitarian Day, we continue around-the-clock efforts to support Pakistanis affected by the epic flooding in the country’s south and west. The scale of the disaster remains astounding, with millions already displaced. USAID-supplied plastic sheeting, enough to provide shelter for 7,800 families, has just arrived. Each of these families will also receive an emergency shelter package containing a 20-liter water container, blankets, rope, and a kitchen set.
We are also keeping a close eye out on minimizing waterborne diseases, through educational campaigns as well as expanded water monitoring. Since late July, USAID has provided immediate assistance from the American people to the flood-affected people of Pakistan.
Watch and share this new video for a glimpse into just some of what USAID has provided on behalf of the American people at www.usaid.gov/pakistanflooding