U.N. Seeks $160m Help For Victims Of Pakistan’s Monsoon

The United Nations has made an appeal for $160 million to assist 5.2 million people impacted by monsoon rains in Pakistan.

In recent days, U.N. agencies had provided food aid to 300,000 people and clean water to 55,000 people.

Pakistani officials say the climate-driven storms have badly impacted more than 33 million people and killed more than a thousand others since the seasonal rainfall began in June.

More than 700,000 livestock have also been lost.

The World Meteorological Organization forecasts the heavy rains are set to continue.

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will travel to flood impacted areas next week.

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