“The level of trauma is severe”, Angelina Jolie pens down heartfelt experience of visiting flood-hit Pakistan
Last week, Top Hollywood actress, Humanitarian and special envoy to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Angelina Jolie visited the flood-stricken areas of Pakistan to look after the relief efforts done for the flood affectees. Today, Jolie shared a detailed post on her Instagram handle with a heartfelt caption.
Taking to Instagram, the actress wrote shared pictures from her visit and wrote, “Last week I was in Pakistan with the and local organisations, to witness the devastation caused by severe flooding which submerged 1/3 of the country’s land”.
The actress penned, “33 million people are affected, and over 6 million need emergency humanitarian assistance. Pakistan also still hosts over a million Afghan refugees who are unable to return safely due to the current situation”.
She further stated, “Those I was able to reach were still in shock from having fled the Taliban and now knowing the country they have fled to is in an emergency. The level of trauma and compound trauma is severe. Please learn and follow what is happening. Be aware of the climate catastrophe that we are seeing more regularly”.
“Push governments to understand that lack of fair trade, rising emissions and failure to address conflicts are causing more death and suffering to millions of families around the world”, the actress concluded.