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    US announces $10 million more in flood aid as Pakistan seeks climate justice

    Islamabad: The United States has announced another $10 million for flood relief efforts in Pakistan where more than 33 million people have been affected by deadly deluge.

    US Secretary of State Antony Blinken reaffirmed the US commitment to the people of Pakistan and announced “another $10 million in food security assistance, which will provide urgent supplies to help farmers recover, like seeds and fertilizer, assistance repairing critical irrigation infrastructure damaged by the floods.” The US government has provided more than $56 million in flood relief and sent about 17 planes full of supplies like food and materials to build shelters, tents, and tarps, he said.

    Blinken announced the additional assistance following his meeting with Pakistani Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari at the State Department in Washington on the sidelines of…

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