Flood was not our fault.

THE recent floods in Pakistan displaced and injured millions of people. The authorities failed to rescue the citizens in time, and many of them lost their lives. There was water and suffering in most parts of Sindh, Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. People were left stranded, surrounded by water and nothing but skies overhead.

The situation post-flood is no less harrowing. The survivors lack essential supplies and are afflicted with various diseases, with scarcity of life-saving drugs making the situation even more miserable. With winter setting in, the situation is all set to get worse.

Pakistan has suffered a loss of billions of dollars. It has paid the price of bowing down to powerful...

To continue reading

Request your trial

VLEX uses login cookies to provide you with a better browsing experience. If you click on 'Accept' or continue browsing this site we consider that you accept our cookie policy. ACCEPT