On Monday, Ankara dispatched another plane to Islamabad carrying aid for flood victims of Pakistan, according to Turkish Disaster and Emergency Management (AFAD).
As stated by AFAD, Turkey continues to offer a helping hand to Pakistan, where floods have impacted millions of citizens. According to AFAD, a total of 23 people, including 12 AFAD officers, a three-person health professional, and eight nonprofit officials, are functioning in Pakistan to coordinate aid distribution.
As cited by Turkish media, so far, Turkey has dispatched 14 planes and 12 “Kindness Trains” carrying disaster relief supplies to Pakistan.
Aside from that, over 25,000 tents, 409,000 food parcels, cleaning supplies, 38,000 blankets, beds, and pillows, over 2.2 million pieces of medical equipment, two mobile health units, and 50 motorboats have already been donated to assist Pakistan in dealing with the floods.
With Pakistan dealing with a disastrous flood that has claimed over 1583 lives, destroyed 803,400 homes, and partially damaged over 1.21 million properties, Turkey has been of great assistance, according to the National Disaster Management Authority of Pakistan.