UK Sends Tents to Pakistan Flood Victims

    The U.K. will send 2,000 tents to flood-affected regions in Pakistan, according to Secretary of State for International Development Andrew Mitchell. The tents will be distributed by Save the Children and are expected to benefit up to 10,000 people.

    In addition, the Department for International Development is also providing hygiene kits, toilets, jerry cans, and water purification supplies to the flood victims. This assistance will be channeled through UNICEF.

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