Roseau, Dominica: Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of Dominica- Dr Roosevelt Skerrit, expressed solidarity with Pakistan as the country is facing torrential rains and flooding.
Through his social media, PM Roosevelt Skerrit stated, “The Commonwealth of Dominica stands in solidarity with #Pakistan at this time of crisis.”
He added that Climate Change has been causing huge destruction across the world. Climate Change is a global issue that creates huge havoc and devastates the lives of the people.
PM Skerrit said, “Climate change is causing destruction in the world, and it is now our time to take responsible actions.”
He urged everyone to take necessary actions and responsibility for climate change. Various decisive actions and agendas could solve the problem and make a safe life on the earth.
PM Skerrit asserted that the world should stand together to tackle the global issue and make efficient plans for a better future.
He added, “The world must stand together to tackle the breakdown of the climate change, and together we must ensure a better future for our coming generations.”
Pakistan has been hard-hit by floods which killed more than 1,100 people, including 380 children. The United Nations described it as an “unprecedented climate catastrophe.”
Further, various kinds of relief are provided to the people of Pakistan as army helicopters plucked stranded families. They also dropped food packaged to the areas heavily triggered by the heavy monsoon rains. The floods destroyed homes, businesses, infrastructure and crops. It impacted around 33 million people.
Reportedly, the country witnessed nearly 190 percent more rain than usual. Floods have hard hit the Sindh province with a population of 50 million, as they received 466 percent more rain than the 30-year average.
Early estimates stated that the floods damaged more than $10 billion. More than two million acres of agricultural land in the country were flooded.