The country is also facing a food shortage because the flood have damaged agriculture and farming.
“More than 100 bridges and some 3,000 km of roads have been damaged or destroyed, nearly 800,000 farm animals have perished, and two million acres of crops and orchards have been hit,” the United Nations World Food Program said.
\u201cHard to comprehend the scale of the flood disaster in Pakistan, the 5th most populated nation in the world. \n\nNearly 1400 dead, 1 million houses damaged or destroyed, and 50,000,000 people displaced. \n\n1/3 of the country is underwater.\n\nhttps://t.co/NFd15q3g7I\u201d
Alkhidmat is one of Pakistan's leading nonprofit organizations dedicated to humanitarian services. They recently started a Pakistan Flood Emergency Appeal to get displaced citizens food, shelter, and medical attention.
\u201cAlkhidmat is doing rescue and relief work in all of flood affected areas. Donate here, https://t.co/EQ32LVUlZp\n\nAcc. Title: Al-Khidmat Foundation Pakistan\nBank Name: Meezan Bank\nAcc#: 0214 0100861151\nIBAN PK35 MEZN00 0214 0100861151\nSwift Code MEZNPKKA\n#AlkhidmatFloodRelief\u201d
The IMC provide medical assistance and sanitation on the ground to people in Pakistan by partnering with the Department of Health in Khyber, Pakhtunkhwa, and Sindh.
"Given contamination of water systems by floodwaters and lack of access to clean drinking water, authorities expect water-borne diseases, respiratory tract infections, skin infections and malaria to rise," a press release from the organization reads.
WFP is providing cooked and non-cooked food to the 33 million Pakistanis facing shortages due to the floods.
\u201c\ud83d\udce2 #PakistanFloods update\ud83d\udce2\n\nWFP assistance to include food relief, malnutrition prevention and livelihoods support. \n\nWFP will also give logistics support for the response. But US$ 34 million is urgently needed to ramp up relief operations.\n\n\ud83d\udd17Get the full update\u201d
— World Food Programme (@World Food Programme)
Edhi Foundation is a nonprofit social welfare organization based in Pakistan. They are currently accepting donations to help on-the-ground assistance continue giving out cooked food, dry ration packs, tarpaulin sheets, medical aid and other non-food essential items.