Over 3.4mln flood-hit children in Pakistan need immediate support: UNICEF

Islamabad, September 17, 2022 (PPI-OT): United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund has issued an alert that three point four million children in Pakistan need ‘immediate, lifesaving support’ in the wake of severe floods.

According to the UNICEF, floods have impacted 16 million children in total in Pakistan. UNICEF’s official said the situation on the ground in Sindh was “beyond bleak” with many malnourished children battling diseases like diarrhea, malaria and dengue fever, as well as painful skin conditions.

For more information, contact:
Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
Government of Pakistan
4th Floor, Cabinet Block, Pak. Secretariat, Islamabad, Pakistan
Tel: +92-51-9103557
Email: info@moib.gov.pk
Website: http://www.moib.gov.pk

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