ISLAMABAD, Sept 7 (APP): UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Angelina Jolie is in Pakistan, highlighting the suffering of millions of flood victims and the need for continuing aid for the displaced. Jolie is visiting flood-hit regions on Tuesday and Wednesday as the personal envoy of UN High Commissioner for Refugees Antinio Guterres.
The award-winning actress last visited the country in November 2005 after a devastating earthquake swept northern Pakistan,according to a UNHCR press release issued here on Tuesday.
The floods that first hit Pakistan in July have affected millions.
UNHCR has delivered help to almost 750,000 people, but continued flooding in many areas of southern Pakistan is creating new challenges for relief efforts.
“Pakistan remains in the midst of a massive humanitarian crisis as flooding continues across vast areas,” said Mengesha Kebede, UNHCR’s representative to Pakistan – APP