KSRelief inaugurates the Saudi air bridge for the relief of flood victims in Pakistan
The supervisor of KSRelief, Dr. Abdullah Al-Rabiah, revealed that the relief air bridge to Pakistan is no less than 10 planes and may increase.
He added, in statements to the “Al-Ikhbaria” channel that among the popular campaign to collect donations for Pakistan, land bridges, and field teams.
He pointed out that today, the first pilots of the relief air bridge are flying, two planes carrying food, health, and shelter supplies to Pakistan.
He continued: There is another relief land bridge moving in Pakistan in conjunction with the relief air bridge.
The popular campaign to collect donations in the Kingdom revealed that the total donations for the relief of flood victims in Pakistan amounted to one million riyals.
A popular fundraising campaign in the Kingdom
In the implementation of King Salman’s directives, the Center launched a popular campaign to collect donations in the Kingdom through its “Sahem” platform for Relief for those affected by the floods in Pakistan.
The number of affected people reached 33 million
Pakistan is going through the worst natural disaster in decades, as floods and torrential rains inundated a third of the Pakistani territory.
According to the latest statistics, the number of people affected by the floods has reached more than 33 million, and more than 1,400 people have died.
Record rain and flood
In July and August, Pakistan saw an average rainfall of 391 millimeters, or nearly 190 percent, above the 30-year average.