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The United States will conduct a large-scale humanitarian air bridge for flood victims

ISLAMABAD:

The United States will conduct a massive humanitarian air bridge to pakistan over in next 10 days to deliver humanitarian aid flood-affected people advisor of This was stated by the US State Department Derek Chollet. on Thursday.

Derek Chollet, special This was stated by US Assistant Secretary of State Anthony Blinken. APPENDIX that the US remained steadfast in this is support for affected communities across Pakistan through additional humanitarian assistance, in addition to already announced $30 million in aid package.

Twenty American C-17s military the plane will land in Pakistan with food and lodging material worth $2.2 million as critical humanitarian aid for flood response.

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Counselor Chollet, who led the US interagency delegation to Pakistan, formerly in day met Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif, Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari and Chief of Army Headquarters (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa.

Asked about USA announcement to work with UN will raise $160 million for flood casualties, Chollet said the US is moving closer to other countries and allies to meet the call of UN Secretary General.

He said the US is ready to do its part with his partners in in international community to help Pakistan is responding to a terrible disaster.

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“The US wants lead by example, helping communities in Pakistan in trouble times,” he said.

USA via US Agency for International Development (USAID) will coordinate with local aid agencies for Spread of essentials and assistance.

Derek Chollet said that the US wanted strengthen defensive relations with Pakistan and also was good partnership on fight against terrorism.

At the State Department decision regarding support of F-16 military plane, he called it “important step in in military attitude with Pakistan.”

He said that relations between Pakistan and the US were “broader and richer”, including trade civil society and people-to-people relations, flood aid and reconstruction, as well as the largest Fulbright Scholarship for students in addition to bilateral ties and security.

On energy cooperation, he said the US is helping Pakistan with Production of clean and green energy counting it valuable future product for The globe.

He mentioned that since the US also Suffered of changing of the climate like Forest fires, super storms and droughts, so he was obliged to help countries like Pakistan to prevent such flood-like incidents happen again.

In memory of 75 years old of diplomatic relations with Pakistan, adviser Cholle said that his meetings with Pakistani leadership and senior officials discussed a broad range of issues, including improving trade and investment ties, defense ties, climate crisis mitigation cooperation and expansion people-to-people connections.

Record monsoon rains and melting glaciers in Pakistan’s northern mountains brought floods that affected over 33 million people and killed about 1400 people, including children. Flood, accused on climate change is still spreading.

The inhabitants of the village near Lake Manchar fled from their homes on Thursday due rising flood water. Estimated disaster caused losses of about 10 billion dollars, destroying life of millions.

in Sindh, one of the worst-hit regions, people worked to strengthen the existing dam as the city was threatened by flood waters. of Bhan Siedabad.

National disaster management authorities claim 12 dead in in last 24 hours the death toll rose to 1,355. seven were children, who do up 481 of in dead.

In July and August, Pakistan received 391mm of rain, or almost 190% more than 30-year on average, while Sindh received 466% more than on average.

The World Health Organization has stated more more than 6.4 million people need humanitarian support in flooded areas.

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Derrick Santistevan
Derrick Santistevan
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