US envoy pledges $100,000 for flood relief efforts in Pakistan
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Donald Blome, the ambassador of the United States to Pakistan, Tuesday expressed solidarity with the flood-hit people of Pakistan and announced that the Unites States government would provide $100,000 to support flood relief efforts and humanitarian assistance to vulnerable communities in the worst-affected districts, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.
“The United States 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 tweeted.
"The United States 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." -DB #AmbBlome 1/3 pic.twitter.com/p9eQInhD8s— U.S. Embassy Islamabad (@usembislamabad) August 16, 2022
“This USAID International Disaster Assistance funding will help purchase urgent supplies to save lives and reduce suffering among the most vulnerable affected communities,” he added.
“This disaster has resulted in a catastrophic loss of life, with many losing their loved ones, their livelihoods, and their homes. We will work closely in coordination with partners on the ground to support these crucial humanitarian assistance efforts,” he vowed.