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Canada announces additional funding to help with flood recovery and climate resilience in Pakistan

Nowadays, the Honourable Harjit S i9000. Sajjan, Minister of Global Development and Minister responsible for the Pacific Economic Development Agency of Canada, announced that Canada has committed an extra   million in funding in response to the flooding within Pakistan, which will support development projects focused on recovery, renovation and resilience. January 9, 2023 – Ottawa, Ontario – Global Matters Canada In 2022, Pakistan experienced unprecedented rains plus devastating floods that caused the deaths of more than one, 700 people and impacted the lives of 33  million people across the country. Houses, roads, schools, health amenities and other critical infrastructure were destroyed, and livelihoods, livestock and crops were also severely affected. The funding announced by Minister Sajjan will go toward supporting projects aligned with the Government associated with Pakistan’s Resilient Recovery, Rehab and Reconstruction Framework. This particular multi-sectoral strategy for climate-resilient rehabilitation and reconstruction in response to the floods was presented on the conference in Geneva. Minister Sajjan visited the flood-affected region in September 2022 and observed the humanitarian response under way, attaining a better understanding of what the individuals of Pakistan face. He remains committed to continuing to assist those affected by this disaster. Canada participated in the International Conference upon Climate Resilient Pakistan, held in Geneva, Switzerland, on January 9, 2023. Primary of the conference was upon mobilizing financial and technical support for flood response plus recovery. Canada’s participation underscored its continued engagement within and response to the on-going situation in Pakistan.


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