World wide celebrities are gathering support and donating big bucks for relief efforts in Australia where devastating wildfires have been raging from September last year, leaving thousands homeless. Some Pakistani celebs have now also come out to support relief efforts for the region.
Among a few others, Ushna Shah is the latest Pakistani celebrity to join the Australian Wildfire Relief effort. The BeWafa actress took to her Instagram and penned a heartwrenching note to bring awareness to the devastating crisis in Australia.
“This is one of the most heartbreaking tragedies to occur in my lifetime,” she wrote in a lengthy post.
Bringing to light some heartbreaking facts about animals and birds who have lost their lives to the wildfires, Ushna requested fans for prayers and donations.
“Over 500 million animals/birds have lost their lives- this is not counting the ones in unimaginable pain from severe burns as well as the fatalities that will occur from injuries, dehydration, starvation, and more fires.”
“Prayers are of course needed but so are donations. This is our planet, it is on fire and it is our collective responsibility to contribute. Men and women are risking their lives to rescue and rehabilitate wildlife, Please help them,” she said.
The actress also provided links to relevant charities and helplines in the post to facilitate those willing to donate.
“It has been a tragic era for Mother Earth, from climate change, poaching, over-hunting, over-mining, carbon dioxide emissions, Amazon fires and now this. Now with the impending war, I fear for our beautiful planet more than ever,” the actress concluded the post on a worrisome note.