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EU scales up financial assistance of 6.7 billion rupees for flood victims

ISLAMABAD: European Union announced scale up substantially up this is financial aid 6.7 billion Pakistani rupees (30 million euros) for in flood-affected people in Pakistan.

European Commissioner for Crisis management, Janez Lenarcic announced that 6.7 billion Pakistani crowns (30 million euros) in humanitarian aid for Pakistan during the meeting with This was stated by Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif in a statement by the European Mission. on Tuesday.

new funding is aimed at meeting the most pressing needs, such as basic shelters, clean drinking water and sanitation, food and nutrition, and medical services.

Actions funded by the European Union ensure what womenchildren and other vulnerable people protected from further harm and that children have access to education again as quick as possible. Financial assistance will people cover them basic needs and rebuild them homes and livelihood. Given the scale of crisis, psychological impact on flood victims will also take into account this added.

During a visit to flood-hit areas, Commissioner Lenarcic said: “People in Pakistan suffers devastating consequences of unprecedented flood. Our thoughts with those who lost family members, friends and their homes. What more, many livelihoods were lost. With this new funding, the EU confirms its continued support to Pakistan and supports the most vulnerable help fulfill them basic needs. Once againHowever, nature reminded us of influence of global warming. Disaster Preparedness and Prevention in Thus, EU-funded projects will remain our top priority in providing of humanitarian aid”.

On the arrival in Pakistan, Commissioner Lenarcic went to Hipro in Sindh to understand the scale of the disaster, talk to affected communities and review European aid already on condition on Earth. He visited a water treatment plant run Danish civil protection team and humanitarian project carried out by EU funded international nongovernmental organization.

It is pertinent to note that together as a “Team Europe” the European Union and its Member States already has allocated 93 million euros to date. Additional funds announced reach today total of 123 million euros. In addition, the European civil protection agencies provided in- kind donations of tents, blankets, medical equipmentspecialists and technicians.

The European Commission satellite service Copernicus collects real-temporal data and provides high resolution maps for support grade of situation in the most affected areas.

The statement concluded that the EU Global Flood Monitoring (GFM) system Can help teams working on land and national and provincial authorities to monitor the situation and direct resources accordingly.

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