A flood alert was issued on Monday by the Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) of Punjab after water was released from an Indian dam into river Sutlej, leading to rising water levels in the area.
More than 50 villages have been submerged near the Sutlej river on Wednesday. Areas like Kasur, Chachran Sharif, Kot Mithan, Chanda Singhwala, Gati Kalanger, Mastayki, and Bhikiwind have all been affected. While lives have been turned upside down overnight, hundreds of acres of essential crops have been destroyed.
Our teams are currently on the ground ready to help the communities that will suffer the most from this disaster and are supporting them as and when they need it.
AMWT is experienced and equipped to respond to these emergencies. Our rapid response team with the support of our local networks provide relief, medicines and food to those who are affected.
During 2014 Pakistan flooding, we provided:
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In September 2014, the Kashmir region suffered disastrous floods across many of its districts caused by torrential rainfall. The AMWT team was on the ground to assist the local community in need: