Government gives Pakistan flood assistance

The federal government is sending $11 million to support flood relief work in Pakistan, where nearly 2-million people have been displaced, reported the Toronto Sun. CIDA Minister Bev Oda announced the funds on Oct. 23. They will be managed by United Nations organizations, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, and Canadian branches of NGOs such as Save the Children, Oxfam and World Vision.

Published: Wednesday, 10/26/2011 12:00 am EDT

The federal government is sending $11 million to support flood relief work in Pakistan, where nearly 2-million people have been displaced, reported the Toronto Sun. CIDA Minister Bev Oda announced the funds on Oct. 23. They will be managed by United Nations organizations, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, and Canadian branches of NGOs such as Save the Children, Oxfam and World Vision.

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