Video Period 25 minutes 35 seconds
At the very least 1,100 individuals have died in two months of torrential monsoon rains.
Though monsoon rains are an annual prevalence in Pakistan, this yr’s deluge has triggered essentially the most damaging floods in most individuals’s reminiscences.
Some provinces have acquired greater than 5 instances the typical rainfall since June. The local weather change minister has known as it a “climate-induced humanitarian catastrophe of epic proportions”.
Greater than 1,100 individuals have died and a whole lot of 1000’s are homeless.
Can Pakistan deal with the ensuing humanitarian disaster? And the way a lot is local weather change in charge?
Presenter: Rob Matheson
Dawar Butt – surroundings coverage analyst
Sara Hayat – lawyer specialising in local weather change coverage
Peter Ophoff – head of Worldwide Federation of Pink Cross and Pink Crescent Societies in Pakistan