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No Filipinos affected in monsoon flooding in Pakistan – DFA

By: - Reporter / @zacariansINQ
/ 04:07 AM August 29, 2022
Pakistan flooding. STORY: No Filipinos affected yet in monsoon flooding in Pakistan – FDA

People gather in front of a road damaged by flood waters following heavy monsoon rains in Madian area in Pakistan’s northern Swat Valley on Aug. 27, 2022. (Agence France-Presse)

MANILA, Philippines — No Filipinos have been reported to be affected by the monsoon flooding in Pakistan, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said in an advisory on Sunday.

As of Aug. 27, no affected Filipinos were recorded in Sindh and Punjab.

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“The Embassy is still waiting for a response from the Filcom [Filipino community] leader in Balochistan on their situation,” said the DFA.

According to the DFA, there are around 3,000 Filipinos in Pakistan, 90 percent of whom are household service workers and the rest are professionals and staff members of international organizations.

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