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Pakistan | Monsoon rains and EU response - DG ECHO Daily Map | 09/09/2022

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  • The European Commission mobilized EUR 2.35 million in emergency humanitarian funding to address the most urgent needs of the affected population.

  • The EU Civil Protection Mechanism (UCPM) was activated following a request for support from the Pakistani authorities via the EU Delegation in Islamabad. Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, and Sweden have offered shelter items, medical supplies, non-food items, water pumps, a bailey bridge, and medical and a water purification team. An EU Civil Protection Team and an ERCC liaison officer were deployed to Islamabad to support national authorities.

  • Following a request from the UNEP/OCHA Joint Environment Unit, an environmental expert from Sweden will deploy to be integrated in the OCHA response structure.

  • The European Commission's Copernicus Emergency Management Service was activated (EMSR629).

  • DG ECHO, using the JRC GLOFAS GFM (Global Flood Monitoring) tool’s data, created a dynamic map showing the extent of floods in the period up to 30 Aug.