Can Pakistan handle the worst flooding in decades? | Climate Crisis

Video Period 25 minutes 35 seconds

From: Inside Story

At the very least 1,100 individuals have died in two months of torrential monsoon rains.

Though monsoon rains are an annual incidence in Pakistan, this 12 months’s deluge has brought on essentially the most damaging floods in most individuals’s reminiscences.

Some provinces have acquired greater than 5 instances the common rainfall since June. The local weather change minister has known as it a “climate-induced humanitarian catastrophe of epic proportions”.

Greater than 1,100 individuals have died and tons of of 1000’s are homeless.

Can Pakistan deal with the ensuing humanitarian disaster? And the way a lot is local weather change accountable?

Presenter: Rob Matheson

Company:

Dawar Butt – setting coverage analyst

Sara Hayat – lawyer specialising in local weather change coverage

Peter Ophoff – head of Worldwide Federation of Pink Cross and Pink Crescent Societies in Pakistan