Mumbai :Kerala has been battling one of the worst floods in the history of the state with relentless rains wrecking havoc. Unending rains have resulted in massive flooding and landslides across the state with heavy damage to life and property. The flood victims have found support from people across the world with everyone doing their bit to help the needy and homeless. After several sports personalities came forward in support of the flood victims, former Pakistani skipper Shahid Afridi too joined the chorus and offered support through his foundation.The whole nation has joined hands to help the people affected by floods and are offering support in the difficult times. The death toll of the floods have now increased to 350 as per the latest reports while thousands still are stuck in the neck-deep water with rescue operations underway in full swing. Lakhs of people had to relocate to the relief shelters after losing their homes.
Also Read: Kerala Floods: Indian cricketer Sanju Samson donates Rs 15 lakh, urges people to join hands and come forwardAfridi took to Twitter to express his grief over the sad state of affairs in Kerala and said he was devastated to learn about the floods. He assured that his foundation Shahid Afridi foundation stands with the brothers and sisters of Kerala and said he will pray to Allah to ease the sufferings of the victims. Also read: Nation stands beside you: Rohit Sharma posts heartfelt message for Kerala flood victims“Deeply saddened by the devastating floods in #Kerala #India. The @SAFoundationN shares your pain & stands with our brothers and sister in need. May Allah ease your sufferings & you find quick relief. #KeralaFloods #SAF #HopeNotOut for Humanity,” Afridi tweeted.
Afridi, who played 27 Tests and 398 ODI matches for Pakistan, is known for his social work through his foundation. The Shahid Afridi foundation has time and again came forward to help people in need. Indian skipper Virat Kohli too had earlier donated a signed bat in an incredible gesture to help the foundation raise funds for the poor. Meanwhile, Afridi is yet to join his Jamaica Tallwahs’ teammates in the ongoing Caribbean Premier League (CPL). He had pulled out of the tournament owing to a knee injury.