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Support of Int’l Community required for flood affectees, WHO

The World Health Organization has said that twenty percent health facilities have been destroyed in Pakistan. The situation will further deteriorate with the passage of time, costing more human loss; therefore support of international community is required on large scale.

These views expressed by the coordinator of Human Affairs of Martin Mogangia , Regional Director Daniel Toll of UNICEF and Deputy Director of WHO Dr. Abdullah while addressing a joint Press conference here on Tuesday. Martin said that United Nation appealed for US $ 460 Million for flood affectees but has received US $160 million so far but the damages level is very high against this amount received.

He stated that whole system of Pakistan has been destroyed and Regional Directors of WHO and UNICEF have reached in Pakistan for evaluating the situation.

Daniel Toll said that no country could face this kind of flood alone. One million people needed food in the flood-affected areas. He stated that the whole system of electricity, roads, communications and five thousand schools have been destroyed.

“The situation is worst in flood ravaged said Dr. Abdullah adding whole of the infrastructure has been washed away by the torrent as well as crop, houses and livestock



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