Google stated on Thursday that it will give $0.5 million (Rs110 million) for the flood victims as Pakistan fights an unrelenting struggle against terrible floods brought on by the strongest monsoon rains in a decade, which have killed almost 1,200 people and inundated one-third of the nation.
Google stated in a statement that it will provide US$0.5 (110 million Pakistani rupees) to the Center for Calamity Philanthropy at this time of disaster, with subgrants going to local organisations actively involved in crisis response and recovery.
Additionally, Google staff members are making donations at this crucial moment.
In just a few days, employees have already contributed more than Rs72 million in personal donations and company matches, the technology giant added.
Google aims to extend its support by taking initiative to gather donations and funds for flood affectees to help fellow citizens spending their lives in the midst of destruction, read the statement.
It further said that it will continue to find more ways to help the flood victims.
Millions of Pakistanis are experiencing the worst torrential rains and floods in the country’s history, it said, adding that disastrous floods on top of the ongoing pandemic are wreaking havoc in the county.