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

Video Length 25 minutes 35 seconds

From: Inside Story

A minimum of 1,100 individuals have died in two months of torrential monsoon rains.

Though monsoon rains are an annual prevalence in Pakistan, this yr’s deluge has triggered probably the most damaging floods in most individuals’s reminiscences.

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

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

Can Pakistan address the ensuing humanitarian disaster? And the way a lot is local weather change in charge?

Presenter: Rob Matheson

Visitors:

Dawar Butt – atmosphere coverage analyst

Sara Hayat – lawyer specialising in local weather change coverage

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

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