In Pictures: BBC WM Pakistan Flood debate
BBC WM hosted a debate about the floods in Pakistan at the Attock Cricket Club in Birmingham on Thursday, 2 September 2010.
The debate was hosted by BBC WM's Breakfast presenter Phil Upton and questions were put to International Development Secretary Andrew Mitchell MP.
BBC Midlands Today were also present and they interviewed International Development Secretary Andrew Mitchell.
The Sutton Coldfield MP fielded questions from an audience of around 50 people.
The Pakistani community voiced their concerns about aid effort, the Pakistani government and whether the UK government is doing enough about the flood crisis.
The audience were eager to hear about Andrew Mitchell's recent trip to Pakistan.
The debate included a variety of people from the Pakistani community such as youth workers, womens groups, those that have been directly affected by the floods as well as community leaders.
There were many people who wanted to raise questions about the role that charities play in the crisis.
The room was filled with people who were eager to ask questions.
Mr Parvez shared his personal story about a family member who had been displaced from his home - due to the floods in Pakistan.
The event was organised by BBC WM with help from members of the Attock Cricket Club.