European Union expresses solidarity, reaffirms full support to people of Pakistan affected by floods
At the at the Joint Launch by the UN of the 2022 Pakistan Floods Response Plan, the EU expressed its commitment as follows:
- The EU expresses deep condolences to Pakistan for the lives lost in the extreme monsoon floods and expresses its full solidarity with the Pakistani people. The EU has reacted quickly and mobilised € 2.15 million support for life saving assistance, health services, food supplies, shelter and cash assistance.
- The Civil Protection Mechanism of the EU has been activated, which brings concrete technical help by EU Member States, such as for water purification, supplies of tents etc. The Copernicus satellite service will provide satellite maps to help first responders on the ground.
- In the coming weeks, the EU will engage with the Pakistani authorities and other international donors to find out how best rehabilitation and reconstruction measures can be realised.