Pakistan’s deadly floods have affected more than 14 million people, with some estimates putting the figure considerably higher. The affected area covers 132,421 km, including 1.4 million acres of cropped land. Continuing rains have caused additional flooding and hindered relief activities.
The Bank has committed $900 million in support of Pakistan's recovery. World Bank Pakistan Country Director Rachid Benmessaoud discusses the unfolding disaster and coordination of a response.