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Sayeeda Warsi in Pakistan: Floods six months on “we must not be complacent”.

Baroness Sayeeda Warsi returned to Pakistan six months on from the devastating floods to learn how the country is recovering, to learn what more needs to be done, and to see how more than £200million (27.7 billion rupees) from British people is supporting Pakistani people affected by the floods.

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Andrew Mitchell and Baroness Warsi visit Pakistan

Speaking during his visit International Development Secretary Andrew Mitchell made clear the UK was standing by Pakistan and announced a further allocation of UK support which will help fight the spread of disease; shelter displaced families; and provide more support – including food and medical supplies – to provinces in the south of Pakistan. This means that UK aid will now benefit up to three million people affected by the floods. (August 18th 2010)