Celebrities including Mahira Khan, Adnan Siddiqui and online figures have stepped out to send prayers and to urge their followers to donate to the flood relief efforts as politicians, citizens, and non-profits join forces to confront this natural calamity.
Constant rain unleashes a new wave of death and destruction in South Punjab, KP, Sindh, and Balochistan.
Pakistani actress Mahira Khan shared a post by Alkhidmat Foundation and asked people for help.
Big or small.. whatever one can do. 🙏🏼♥️ https://t.co/jEJzzJeK30
— Mahira Khan (@TheMahiraKhan) August 27, 2022
The musician Shehzad Roy tweeted about the urgent need for flood relief operations. Roy is well-known for his humanitarian work through his nonprofit organization Zindagi Trust.
Let’s convert our political Rage into flood Relief. Let’s unite our Families to save Families affected by the floods. #letsUniteAgain
— Shehzad Roy (@ShehzadRoy) August 26, 2022
Pakistan cricket team captain Babar Azam said this is the time to stand as a nation and flood victims as much as possible.
Prayers for all the flood victims in different regions of the country.
This is the time to stand as a nation and help them as much as possible.
Step forward and do your best.
— Babar Azam (@babarazam258) August 26, 2022
Actor Hamza Ali Abbasi showed his disbelief at the devastation caused by floods across Pakistan.
Heartbreaking devastation from floods in Pakistan. Climate change & global warming is hitting us hard. I hope we can build reservoirs soon bcz these floods will happen again! Please locate a credible relief effort & donate generously to it. May God ease hardships of the affected.
— Hamza Ali Abbasi (@iamhamzaabbasi) August 26, 2022
Actor Adnan Siddiqui urged his followers to support the Shahid Afridi Foundation in addition to tweeting prayers for the victims.
Prayers for all the families that have been displaced by the flood havoc in Baluchistan, Sindh, Punjab & KPK. Let’s come together to help them in whatever way we can. Pls donate as much as you can.🙏🏽 @HopeNotOut pic.twitter.com/OIYfTN2k6P
— Adnan Siddiqui (@adnanactor) August 26, 2022
Actor Humayun Saeed posted a request to the government to oversee the natural disaster’s destruction.
Extremely distressing situation all across Pakistan following rain & floods. I appeal to the government to please take urgent action & provide all necessary relief to our displaced brothers & sisters.All of us too must extend our support to the flood victims in every possible way
— Humayun Saeed (@iamhumayunsaeed) August 26, 2022
Pakistan’s ace fast bowler Shaheen Shah Afridi requested all the citizens to help and donate as much as they can.
In this hard time, I request all the citizens to help and donate as much as they can for the sufferer of the flood that has caused great catastrophe in Balochistan, Sindh and South Punjab. Let us come out of this as a nation.
— Shaheen Shah Afridi (@iShaheenAfridi) August 25, 2022
Musician Farhan Saeed also asked his followers to donate to flood victims.
My heart goes out to all the flood victims , praying for my beloved Pakistan.
Help, do charity and please encourage family and friends to do the same.
Our people need us! #FloodsInPakistan
— Farhan Saeed (@farhan_saeed) August 26, 2022