Flood victims urge global community to make loss, damages fund of climate change operational.

PESHAWAR -- As the second international meeting on finance mechanism to address loss and damages of climate change is in progress in Germany, people in Pakistan who suffered from devastating floods have stressed upon the global community to take immediate measures for making the initiative operational.

Flood affectees including young students, heart patients, pregnant mothers, smallholder farmers and local merchants have urged the international community to ensure early implementation of loss and damages fund of climate change for reducing their ordeal caused by catastrophic flooding in the country.

Speaking in a documentary prepared on the urgency of international finances for damages of climate change by Resilient Future International and Sujag Sansaar Organization, the victims of disaster said they cannot afford any delay due to negotiation on climate change and the initiative of loss and damage funds should be implemented at the earliest.

'The documentary titled as 'Voices for Climate Justice: Loss and Damage Fund Now ' is launched to remind the participants of Bonn meeting and the wider world about the urgency of finances for the loss and damage of climate change,' says Aftab Alam Khan.

In a press statement issued here on Thursday, Aftab said Loss and Damage Fund was a welcome step at COP27 but its success would depend upon how soon the Fund becomes operational and its finances reach the victims...

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