Appeals & Response Plans
- Pakistan: Dengue Outbreak - Sep 2017
- Pakistan: Floods and Heavy Snowfalls - Jan 2017
- Pakistan: Floods and Landslides - Jun 2016
- Pakistan: Floods and Landslides - Mar 2016
- Afghanistan/Pakistan: Earthquake - Oct 2015
- Pakistan: Floods - Apr 2015
- Pakistan: Floods - Sep 2014
- Pakistan: Drought - 2014-2017
- Pakistan: Polio Outbreak - 2014-2017
- Pakistan: Dengue Outbreak - Oct 2013
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- The government of the Republic of Korea provided Pakistan with 200,000 US dollars in emergency assistance on October 2 to join the country’s efforts to recover from a 7.7-magnitude earthquake, which had hit the southwestern province of Baluchistan on September 24 and caused the loss of many lives and massive damage to property.
- According to the report by the ROK diplomatic mission in Pakistan, the earthquake claimed approximately 600 lives and damaged some 21,000 homes.
1. As flood damage continues to expand in Pakistan on an unprecedented scale, and the international community strengthens a unified response, the Korean government has decided to provide an additional 1 million dollars to support the "Pakistan Initial Floods Emergency Response Plan" which the UN launched for emergency relief in Pakistan.
- As flood damage continues to expand
in Pakistan, the Korean government has decided to provide 500,000 dollars'
worth of additional emergency humanitarian aid on top of 500,000 dollars'
worth of emergency relief supplies which the government already sent on
August 3 for flood recovery. Following the decision, the government will
provide a total of 1 million dollars in humanitarian aid to Pakistan.
- Due to the expansion of the flood damage, the death toll has increased to about 1,600 from 900, and 20 million people have been affected directly and indirectly.
- The Korean government has decided to
provide 500,000 dollars' worth of emergency humanitarian aid to Pakistan,
where flash floods have caused the worst damage ever in sixty years.
? The Pakistani government estimates that as of August 1, the floods have left 871 people dead and 512 injured, while destroying 30,000 houses and major roads and bridges.
2. Regarding the damage from the recent floods, the Pakistani government asked for international support through the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) and Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
- Foreign Minister Yu Myung-hwan, visiting
Japan from April 16, attended the Ministerial Meeting of the Friends of
Democratic Pakistan and the Pakistan Donors Conference in Tokyo on April
2. At the Ministerial Meeting of the Friends of Democratic Pakistan, Foreign Minister Yu expressed words of sympathy to the Pakistani government and people suffering from the fight against terrorism. He said that the Korean government will join the international community's efforts to aid Pakistan.
- With regard to the recent crisis in
Afghanistan, the Government of the Republic of Korea has decided to provide
humanitarian aid for Afghan refugees and economic assistance to countries
suffering from economic damages, worth US$ 12 million in total.
2. The humanitarian aid for Afghan refugees will be provided through international organizations such as UNHCR, UNICEF and WFP. In terms of the economic assistance for countries inflicted by the influx of refugees and economic losses, details will be worked out through bilateral consultations with the corresponding governments.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade
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