Pakistan

More than 30 million people displaced after flooding ‘of epic proportions’ in Pakistan
Pakistan

More than 30 million people displaced after flooding ‘of epic proportions’ in Pakistan

The country's climate change minister calls the situation "an epic humanitarian disaster". More than 30 million people were left homeless after the floods that affected Pakistan. According to the country's climate change minister, the country qualifies the disaster as being of "epic proportions". Pakistan has urged the international community to help with relief efforts as the struggle to cope with the aftermath of the rains has killed more than 900 people. Several rivers in Khyber Pahktunkhwa province overflowed their banks and destroyed dozens of buildings, including a 150-room hotel. Junaid Khan, 23, owner of two fish farms in Charsadda, told Agence France-Presse (AFP) that the house he had built "disappeared" before his eyes. "We sat by the side of the road and watched our dream...