Press conference by Kristalina Georgieva, Member of the EC, on the situation in Pakistan, devastatedﾠby floods
Kristalina Georgieva, Member of the EC in charge of International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response, announced that the Commission will mobilise an additional €30 million in urgent relief assistance. This latest funding will bring the total humanitarian aid funds allocated by the Commission to assist the flood-affected populations to €70 million. On 23 August 2010, Kristalina Georgieva will travel to the affected area in Pakistan and will meet with authorities and relief experts, as well as with people affected by the floods.
Satellite map showing the zones hit by the floods in Pakistan Reference:P-017460 Date:18/08/2010