Dispatch of the second Japan Disaster Relief (JDR) Team in Response to the Flood Disaster in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan
September 9, 2010
- On September 9 (Thu), the Government of Japan decided to dispatch the second Japan Disaster Relief (JDR) medical team to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, which has been hit by the flood disaster caused by the unprecedented heavy rain. The second JDR medical team will depart for Pakistan on September 12.
- The second JDR medical team will take over the duties from the first JDR medical team and will be engaged in medical relief activities in Punjab Province.
(Japan’s emergency assistance to the flood disaster in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan)
- Emergency grant assistance: $13 million
- Emergency relief goods: approximately $400,000 (approximately 40 million YEN)
- Assistance to Japan Platform (JPF): approximately $6 million (approximately 500 million YEN)
- Dispatch of the Self-Defense Force (SDF) unit of the JDR Team
- Dispatch of the first JDR team
- Dispatch of Japanese experts to the Damage and Needs Assessment (DNA) by the World Bank and Asian Development Bank