Apple announces donation to Pakistan after devastating floods hit the country

With global warming, natural disasters are more and more frequent and dramatic, Pakistan has paid the price recently with terrible floods which caused the death of more than 1100 people across the country. Apple, which has been particularly affected by what the Pakistanis have experienced in recent weeks, has decided to make a donation.

Tim Cook pledges financial aid for Pakistan

For several weeks, Pakistan has been facing floods devastating that have made countless farmlands unusable and destroyed more than a million homes, according to the latest estimates. The government of Pakistan was forced to activate a emergency plan aimed at evacuating people from the disaster areas. The accompaniment of the Pakistanis affected by the floods is extremely long since according to government data, more than 33 million people are affected by this “emergency care”.

Add to this large-scale natural disaster, inflation which considerably increases the price of basic necessities and especially food which has reached peaks in terms of price throughout the country.

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Tim Cook expressed on Twitter his deep support for the Pakistanis affected by the floods and those who have lost loved onesthe CEO of Apple said on the social network:

Floods in Pakistan and surrounding areas are devastating humanitarian disasters. Our hearts go out to those who have lost loved ones, to the many displaced families and to all those affected. Apple will donate to relief and recovery efforts on the ground.

This is not the first time that Tim Cook and the Apple Board of Directors have decided to come to the aid of a country victim of floods, hurricanes, forest fires… Apple does not does not hesitate to offer tens of millions of dollars for relief and the reconstruction of cities destroyed by natural disasters. We remember for example that the company did it for Australia 6 months ago after terrible floods or even in Louisiana following Hurricane Ida.

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