More NATO relief for flood victims in Pakistan

  • 05 Oct. 2010 -
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  • Last updated: 08 Oct. 2010 19:05

NATO aircraft delivered more relief supplies to Pakistani flood victims with a shipment on 5 October of more than 17 metric tonnes of food, clothing and medical supplies donated by Germany. The supplies were flown into Islamabad, using a Trainer Cargo Aircraft from the NATO Airborne Early Warning and Control Force (AWACS).

A Trainer Cargo Aircraft of the NATO Airborne Early Warning and Control Force (AWACS) ready to transport relief goods to Pakistan

More shipments are planned for the coming weeks as NATO’s suppport to Pakistan continues.

Responding to a request by the Government of Pakistan, the North Atlantic Council decided in August to provide airlift and sealift assistance for the delivery of donations by nations and humanitarian relief organizations.