Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says donations made to one of the 12 aid agencies that make up the Humanitarian Coalition will be matched until Sept. 28, to a maximum of $3 million.
Emergency food, water, sanitation and health services are badly needed after monsoon rains over the last three months have left more than one-third of the country underwater.
Toronto police mourn officer killed during break in ‘unprovoked’ Mississauga shooting
Elias Theodorou, Canadian UFC fighter and cannabis advocate, dies at 34
Pakistan’s ‘monsoon on steroids’ is a warning to the rest of the world – Sep 2, 2022
More than 33 million people are affected by the floods and with much of the country’s agricultural land underwater, the Pakistani government is warning of an impending food shortage.
Canada will send another $25 million to Pakistan to respond to the flooding and support development projects.
International Development Minister Harjit Sajjan is in Pakistan now witnessing the devastation.
© 2022 The Canadian Press