Destruction at a massive scale!

The floods partnered up with the Cyclone YemYin and the hurricane causing massive amounts of damage and loss of life in Baluchistan! Lets not alienate them… lets reach out and help them… Where are the NGO’s and the NPO’s?! The talking heads?! The politicians?! The leaders?!

I’ll let The News’ post take it away,

More 13 bodies recovered as dozens killed, hundreds missing in Balochistan rains…

News updated at 2115 PST
SIBI: More 13 bodies, which were washed away in floods in district of Awaran as the torrential rains and flash floods have killed dozens of people and left hundreds missing and some 200,000 homeless in the southwestern Pakistani province of Balochistan, officials and police said Sunday.

Hundreds of villages were inundated in at least 10 districts, affecting 1.5 million people, with 90 percent of crops; cattle and houses destroyed in some areas, relief commissioner Ali Gul Kurd said, “At least 54 people have died in the past six days, 30 of them in Turbat district alone where many villages were submerged under more than three feet (one metre) of water,” he said.

A tropical cyclone, Yemyin, struck coastal areas in Baluchistan and southern Sindh province last Tuesday and was followed by heavy rain.

The storm and downpours had left around 200,000 homeless, Kurd added, warning that the casualty figures could rise as dozens of people had been reported missing.

Police said four more people, including a woman and her three children, were killed when their house collapsed in Machh early Sunday.

Five other people were killed when they were swept away by heavy water and two others were crushed to death when the roof of their house caved in due to heavy rain in Bela district, local mayor Naseer Ahmed said.

Navy boats, helicopters and aircraft were taking items like food, tents, blankets and medicines to affected areas, including the coastal towns of Gwadar, Pasni and Ormara, Kurd said.

Improved weather on Sunday had allowed the relief operation to get into full swing, Governor Balochistan Owais Ghani said.

“There are fears of another heavy spell of rain in coming days and we want to rush food and other relief goods to as many people as possible before any other calamity hits the province,” he told reporters.

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