Germany supports Pakistan with US$14 million to address flood disaster

On September 7, 2022, German Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development Svenja Schulze discussed how Germany should support Pakistan in addressing the acute flood disaster and strengthening climate change adaptation in the medium- and long-term with Pakistani Climate Minister Sherry Rehman.

During the discussions, Schulze announced that Germany will provide €13 million (US$14 million) to Pakistan. The funds are primarily directed at supporting the most vulnerable groups through an existing social security system. In both the medium- and long-term, the German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) will focus its support on increasing the quantity and quality of domestic and global climate adaptation efforts in Pakistan.

Press release – Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (in German)