Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 31 August 2022 - The Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group expresses its solidarity with the Government and people of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan following the devastating floods that have caused untold suffering, loss of lives, destruction of properties and unprecedented social-economic disruptions.
The Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group stands ready to support the Government of the Republic of Pakistan in its efforts to address the adverse impacts of the floods as per the IsDB Group’s usual response to such crises in its member countries and through its humanitarian partners.
The Islamic Development Bank Group commends the authorities and relief agencies for their extraordinary efforts to bring relief to the victims and provide crucial humanitarian assistance.
Furthermore, the IsDB Group calls on the international development community, UN agencies, international organizations, civil society organizations, development finance institutions, and private sector stakeholders to join hands to support the people affected by the recent floods in Pakistan and those most at risk by delivering lifesaving and livelihood assistance, such as health services, food, clean water, and shelter.
The IsDB Group reiterates its commitment to stand shoulder to shoulder with the Government of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, along with other development partners, to mitigate the adverse impacts of the floods and to help with the national drive to build resilience and develop food security in the country.