Angelina Jolie is well known for her Philanthropic work throughout the world, whether it be Haiti, New Orleans or Africa when people around the world are stricken with disaster be assured Jolie will lend a helping hand any way she can.
So it’s no surprise that the Academy Award winning actress paid a visit to flood victims in Pakistan. Jolie told the Pakistan press;
‘From what I understand, the situation is on a scale we have not really seen. It’s on a huge scale,’ she said during Tuesday’s visit.
‘There are people displaced by the floods, all their homes washed away. Many of them lost their children during the floods.’
‘It’s not just the floods – it’s three decades that the Pakistani people have hosted Afghan refugees. Their needs need to be addressed.’
Jolie has personally donated $100,000 to the cause – almost twice as much as the country’s own president donated.
The 35-year-old actress, making her fourth trip to Pakistan since becoming a goodwill ambassador for the UN in 2001, visited several camps where she made a point of speaking to women and children.
She wore a striking black and red embroidered cloak that hid her hair. Her arms were covered by a traditional Pakistani long-sleeved kurta in a concession to the region’s conservative values.