RAJANPUR The protected spurs were broken on Tuesday night in Kot Mithan and huge inflow of water created a flood like situation in the town, however the rescue and relief operation was being carried out only in Sangla Dilkasha area where agricultural land of the Prime Ministers relatives is located, sources informed TheNation. Due to this deluge, panic gripped the whole city and worried masses started moving towards safer areas, the people of the area told this correspondent on telephone. Sensing the gravity of the situation, the DPO of the area also issued frequent warnings intimating the residents about the arrival of heavy flow of water but stranded and confused people of the area were in guideless situation to reach safer places. Meanwhile, the International community has pledged millions of dollars aid, both in form of cash and commodities, to help providing relief to the victims of recent floods in Pakistan. The cash pledges had been committed by South Korea, Japan (JICA), USAID, UN, Australia, China, UK (DFID) ECHO and Italy, said Minister of State for Information Samsam Bokhari, while addressing a press conference, held at PID. He was flanked by Chairman National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) Lt Gen (Retd) Nadeem Ahmed and DG Meteorological office Qamar Zaman. The Minister said that the committed pledges include Japans $3 million, USAIDs $10 million, UNs $10 million, Australias 5 million Aus dollars, Chinas 3 million Yuan and ECHOs 30 million Euro, while South Korea would assist the country in this hour of need by means of essential items worth $500,000 and Italy would send an aircraft loaded with relief items. Talking about the weather situation, DG MET further informed that another rain spell was entering the country that could further aggravate flood situation developing in Sindh. After this, DG MET said, another weather system would enter from 8th August and travel towards Sindh that might intensify the flood situation. To a question, the Minister said that the flood situation had affected around three million people in the country including 1.5 million in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and 1.5 million in Punjab. Samsam Bokhari also appealed to the nation to bear the natural calamity with patience and every individual should contribute in providing relief to the flood affectess across the country.