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USAID announces $100,000 for flood victims in Pakistan

USAID announces $100,000 for flood victims in Pakistan

USAID announces $100,000 for flood victims in Pakistan

USAID to provide $100,000 to flood victims in Pakistan

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ISLAMABAD: US Agency for International Development (USAID) Pakistan will provide $100,000 to flood-affected populations in Pakistan.

In his tweet, United States Ambassador to Pakistan Donald Blome said US stands with communities in Pakistan recovering from the devastation caused by severe flooding.

“I issued a declaration of humanitarian need, and in response, USAID Pakistan will provide $100,000 to affected populations.,” he said in a tweet by US Embassy, Islamabad.

This USAID International Disaster Assistance funding will help purchase urgent supplies to save lives and reduce suffering among the most vulnerable communities, he added.

The ambassador said that this disaster has resulted in a catastrophic loss of life, with many losing their loved ones, their livelihoods, and their homes.

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“We will work closely in coordination with partners on the ground to support these crucial humanitarian assistance efforts”, he concluded.

Earlier, the United States announced a new $1 million grant in support of Pakistan’s ability to address natural disasters such as flooding.

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The humanitarian assistance funded by USAID will build the resilience of agricultural communities and would support Pakistan’s disaster management authorities in Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, and Gilgit-Baltistan provinces to better respond to future disasters, said a news release.

US Ambassador Donald Blome had said: “The people of America stand with the people of Pakistan during this challenging time. Our hearts are with the families who lost loved ones in the floods across Pakistan and who are also dealing with recovery efforts.”

“We are proud to help build the resilience of Sindh communities so they are better able to face such disasters in the future. We remain committed to helping Pakistan recover and rebuild as quickly as possible.”

The United States and Pakistan have worked together for 75 years on issues that are important to both nations, including energy, economic growth, peace and inclusion, education, and health. Since 2002, the US government has provided over $32 billion of support to foster a more stable, peaceful, and prosperous Pakistan.

 

 

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