Federal Government increases emergency assistance for Pakistan by 5 million euro

14.08.2010 - Press release

Millions of people are affected by the devastating impact of the floods in Pakistan. The Federal Government has once more increased its pledge of aid to relieve the suffering, this time to 15 million euro.

The Federal Government is increasing its humanitarian assistance for the survivors of the floods in Pakistan from the present level of 10 million euro to 15 million euro.

In view of the worsening conditions on the ground, the Federal Foreign Office and the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development have each increased their pledge of assistance by 2.5 million euro. The funds will be used in particular to provide medical supplies, food and access to drinking water.

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