Please Pray for the situation in Pakistan
The current situation in Pakistan is desperate. The recent devastating flooding in that country has left 33 million people in urgent need of help. Over one third of the country is underwater with millions awaiting help amidst the threat of more flooding.ch and has been a faithful prayer partner with Kingfisher Family for the past three years.
At least 1,208 people have died so far, and 482,000 people have been displaced. The floods were caused by heavier than usual monsoon rains and melting glaciers that followed a severe heat wave, all of which are linked to climate change.
Since mid-June, the monsoons have destroyed 3,000 kilometers of road, 130 bridges and 495,000 homes. Sindh and Balochistan provinces have seen 784% and 500% more rains than average with even more Monsoon rains anticipated in the coming weeks. With more than 4 million acres of crops damaged and almost 800,000 livestock killed, the International Rescue Committee is anticipating a sharp increase in food insecurity and a severe impact on the economy.
Kingfisher Family has links in Pakistan with two people in particular. Maria Aslam is the owner of the Christian YouTube channel: Christian Talks
Maria Aslam, owner, Christian Talks channel. Sent this message:
‘If possible, help my ministry who are helping them through different ways as soon as possible. We are try to meet them with food and medical’.
Shan Masih, who also works for Christian Talks tells us that his house has been destroyed. Both he and Maria are seeking ways to help and support as many victims of the flooding as possible.
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If you or anyone in your ministry or church would like to help by making a donation, you can do this either through the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC.org.uk) or through the Kingfisher family website (kingfisherfamily.org/giving)
AND ABOVE ALL, LET US PRAY AND LIFT UP THE PAKISTAN PEOPLE TO THE LORD, ASKING FOR HELP, FOR HOPE AND FOR RESTORATION OF THEIR LAND.