This year Pakistan has faced by two national level disasters.
After Operation Zarb by Army to curb out terrorists in North Waziristan
displaced many, the monsoon season brought disastrous flood to Punjab and
The floods to this date have claimed 359 lives and injured
more than 600 people according to the NDMA. Additionally, 56,612 houses have
been damaged, with 1.7 million people being affected and 685,000 needing to be
evacuated. The floods have caused massive devastation in Punjab, with areas
like Multan, Sialkot, Narowal, Jhang and Chiniot being the most affected. In
Sindh 48,592 people had to be evacuated from areas like Sukkur and Larkana and
50 villages have been submerged underwater in Pannu Aqil. This flood has been
among the deadliest in Pakistani history.
After a successful IDP relief campaign, NUST Administration in
collaboration with NUST Community Service Club (NCSC) TABA team launched Flood
relief drive on campus and through social media. The response has been
encouraging and so far Rs. 194,115 has been collected. A team from EME has also
collected more than 7 lacs. Students,
Faculty and staff of all schools are encouraged to help us identify any
affected area where help could be provided.