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EMERGENCY IN PAKISTAN

Flooding and landslides have caused widespread destruction across Pakistan. The country is reeling from the devastating climate disaster.

Families at Risk

Floods have killed nearly 1,000 people and displaced 33 million. The government of Pakistan has declared this a national emergency.

The current situation will only worsen food insecurity in a country where nearly 6 million people are already hungry in the Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Sindh provinces – provinces that were all hit hard by the floods.

1,300

Over 1,000 people have been injured

33M

33 million people are displaced

2M

2 million acres of crops have been impacted

In natural disasters like these, the U.N. World Food Programme delivers lifesaving emergency food within 72 hours to people who have lost everything. You can help families in places like Pakistan receive the food they need to survive.

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See How WFP Is Responding

WFP has been present in Pakistan since 1968. At the recent request of Pakistan’s government, WFP is rapidly expanding its food assistance activity to cover the needs of people affected by the floods.

Photo: WFP/Balach Jamali/2022
FOOD AID

WFP aims to reach nearly half a million people with food assistance in the badly hit provinces of Balochistan and Sindh.

Photo: WFP/Rein Skullerud/2010
LOGISTICS

In the case of such a disaster, WFP prepositioned food stocks and prepared distribution points for the timely delivery of food.

Photo: wfp/Saiyna Bashir
DISASTER PREP

WFP works with communities to strengthen their preparedness for and recovery from disasters like floods and earthquakes.

Photo: WFP/Arete/Saiyna Bashir/2021
NUTRITION

WFP will provide 31,000 children and 28,000 women with specialized nutritious foods to prevent malnutrition.

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HELP US SAVE LIVES

You can help save lives in Pakistan and other countries by donating to send emergency food supplies today.