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25 Nov 2010 description

NATO's 90-day airlift operations in support of flood victims in Pakistan were brought to a close on 22 November in coordination with the Pakistani authorities and according to plan.

15 Oct 2010 description

On 15 October, NATO's Deputy Secretary General Ambassador Claudio Bisogniero met in Brussels with the head of the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) of Pakistan, Lt General Nadeem Ahmed to discuss the Alliance's relief efforts in support of the flood victims.

Ambassador Bisogniero and Lt General Nadeem Ahmed spoke about the current situation and the efforts made by Pakistan to overcome the floods disaster.

The head of the NDMA expressed his gratitude for NATO's assistance and described the contribution made by the Alliance as measurable, tangible and very …

05 Oct 2010 description

NATO aircraft delivered more relief supplies to Pakistani flood victims with a shipment on 5 October of more than 17 metric tonnes of food, clothing and medical supplies donated by Germany. The supplies were flown into Islamabad, using a Trainer Cargo Aircraft from the NATO Airborne Early Warning and Control Force (AWACS).

30 Sep 2010 description

A B 747 transport aircraft arrived in Pakistan yesterday, 30 September with around 110 tons of high energy biscuits donated by the World Food Programme (WFP). The goods were transported from Izmir, Turkey to Islamabad airport. Also yesterday, a Trainer Cargo Aircraft from the NATO Airborne Early Warning and Control Force (AWACS) arrived in Islamabad with around 5 tons of food, clothing and medical supplies donated by an NGO.

Earlier this week, on 25 and 26 September, two B747 transport aircraft flew to Islamabad with relief goods.

16 Sep 2010 description

An Antonov 124 transport aircraft arrived in Islamabad on 16 September , carrying around 100 tons of high energy biscuits donated by the World Food Programme (WFP).

09 Sep 2010 description

A Trainer Cargo Aircraft from the NATO Airborne Early Warning and Control Force (AWACS) arrived in Islamabad on Thursday, 9 September with around 7 tons worth of generators, tents, boats, food and clothing donated by a non-governmental organization.

The same day, a Boeing 747 delivered 100.000 mosquito nets at Islamabad airport to support of the victims of Pakistan's flood disaster.

27 Aug 2010 description

Press Release: (2010) 109

An Antonov 124 transport aircraft will depart the Leipzig/Halle airport in Germany this Friday, 27 August carrying around 100 tons of relief goods to Islamabad. It will deliver power generators and water tanks donated by Germany, as well baby food donated by a non-governmental organisation.

20 Aug 2010 description

In response to a request by the Government of Pakistan, the North Atlantic Council decided today to provide airlift and sealift for the delivery of aid donated by nations and humanitarian relief organizations.

A NATO aircraft will conduct a humanitarian relief mission to Pakistan on Sunday 22 August 2010 in support of the flood humanitarian efforts in that country.

A Trainer Cargo Aircraft of the NATO Airborne Early Warning and Control Force (AWACS) will transport relief goods donated by the Republic of Slovakia.

The flight will depart Geilenkirchen airbase in Germany to Islamabad …

04 Apr 2009 description

Issued by the Heads of State and Government participating in the meeting of the North Atlantic Council in Strasbourg / Kehl on 4 April 2009

In Afghanistan we are helping build security for the Afghan people, protecting our citizens and defending the values of freedom, democracy and human rights. Our common security is closely tied to the stability and security of Afghanistan and the region: an area of the world from where extremists planned attacks against civilian populations and democratic governments and continue to plot today.

20 Apr 2008 description

KABUL, Afghanistan - Major General Marc Lessard, Regional Command South (RC-South), joined Afghanistan and Pakistan officials at the 3rd Border Security Sub-Committee Meeting (BSSM) at the Afghan National Army Headquarters in Kandahar on 17 April 2008.

The meeting, hosted by Brigadier General Ghulam Ali Wahdat, Regional Chief of Police, and Brigadier General Gul Aqa Naibi, Commander Army 205 Corps, was held to discuss key topics such as improving communication and liaison between Afghanistan, Pakistan and ISAF, and how to improve cooperation along the border between Pakistan and …

08 Mar 2006 description

Transcript from special interactive video forum series with Jamie Shea

15 Feb 2006 description

1. Summary:

A devastating earthquake struck Pakistan on 8 October 2005 causing more than 73.000 deaths, 70.000 injuries and leaving approximately 4 million homeless. On 10 October, the Pakistani authorities approached NATO with an official request for assistance. The same day, the Council requested advice of NATO Military authorities (NMA). On 11 October (1) the Allies agreed with the advice and later the same day the Operations plan (OPLAN) 10305 was agreed (2).

OPLAN 10305 spelled out a staged approach to NATO's support to the humanitarian relief operation.

01 Feb 2006 description

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - NATO Ambassador Maurits Jochems opened the final NATO press conference in Islamabad on Tuesday, Jan 31, by announcing the completion of the three-month NATO disaster relief mission in Pakistan, saying it had completed its goal of providing relief and helping survivors endure the harsh winter in Kashmir.

The relief mission also represented the first deployment of the NATO Response Force beyond NATO territory.

01 Feb 2006 description

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - NATO Ambassador Maurits Jochems opened the final NATO press conference in Islamabad on Tuesday, Jan 31, by announcing the completion of the three-month NATO disaster relief mission in Pakistan, saying it had completed its goal of providing relief and helping survivors endure the harsh winter in Kashmir.

The relief mission also represented the first deployment of the NATO Response Force beyond NATO territory.

01 Feb 2006 description

Today, the NATO mission to help the people of Pakistan, after last October's terrible earthquake, has come to an end. Our personnel have left the affected zone around Bagh, on schedule.

29 Jan 2006 description

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - The Spanish-led Land Component Command (LCC) of the NATO Disaster Relief Team in Pakistan departed early this morning from Chaklala Air Base in Islamabad. NATO brought engineers and medics after a request from the Pakistani Government to assist in the emergency relief efforts after the October 8th earthquake.

The LCC directed engineering and medical relief operations in the Bagh district, an earthquake-affected area 150 km north of Islamabad. Their contributions saved and improved thousands of lives.

27 Jan 2006 description

ABBOTABAD, Pakistan -- The French-led fuel farm of the NATO Disaster Relief Team in Pakistan reached the land mark of 1,000 refuels and more than 2,200 cubic meters delivered, in Abbotabad, 150 km north of Islamabad, in the Kashmir Mountains since the beginning of operations here December 1st.

26 Jan 2006 description

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - The first group of Polish soldiers assigned to the NATO Response Force in Pakistan departed early this morning from Chaklala Air Base. The group of 73 soldiers were part of the Multinational Engineer Battalion of the NATO Land Component Command in Pakistan.