Visit of Kristalina Georgieva to the flood affected areas in Pakistan
Islamabad - Residence of the Prime Minister | Islamabad - Ministry for Foreign Affairs | Azakhel
Kristalina Georgieva, Member of the EC in charge of International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response, visited Pakistan on 24 and 25 August 2010 to see the extent of the damage caused by monsoon floods. She visited the village of Azakhel, in the North of the country, where she had the opportunity to talk to victims. In Islamabad, she held meetings with Pakistani authorities. She was briefed by Nadeem Ahmed, Chairman of the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) of Pakistan on the scale of the disaster and damages. Then she met with Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Pakistani Minister for Foreign Affairs, to express Europe's commitment to help the country in facing a massive humanitarian disaster.
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||Kristalina Georgieva, Member of the EC in charge of International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response, visiting the village of Azakhel, in the North of Pakistan (5 shots)
||Kristalina Georgieva being briefed about the situation in Azakhel (3 shots)
||View of damaged houses and rubble
||Kristalina Georgieva talking to flood victims (3 shots)
||Views of damaged houses (2 shots)
||Soundbite by Kristalina Georgieva (in ENGLISH): and what we need to do today is food and shelter and also medical care; but tomorrow we need to make sure that the agricultural fields that are now being freed from water can be replanted and that people have their registration cards so they can actually have access to services, and that in the long run we can see reconstruction taking place.
||Views of damage and Kristalina Georgieva visiting Azakhel (5 shots)
||Exterior views of the Prime Minister's Office in Islamabad (2 shots)
||Kristalina Georgieva meeting with Nadeem Ahmed, Chairman of the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) of Pakistan (3 shots)
||Exterior views of the Pakistani Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Islamabad (2 shots)
||Kristalina Georgieva meeting with Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Pakistani Minister for Foreign Affairs (9 shots)