(ROME) -- The U.S. government on Monday announced that it will give an additional $90 million to the World Food Programme (WFP) in Pakistan to help the millions of flood-affected people living there. The government plans to make the contribution through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).
“The United States has been able to use both in-kind food assistance and local procurement in this response demonstrating how our new flexibility allow us to ensure aid is delivered in a way that supports a faster recovery,” explained USAID Assistant Administrator Nancy Lindborg at the WFP Executive Board Meeting in Rome.
To date, more than $227 million in emergency food assistance has been contributed by the United States to Pakistanis affected by floods.
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