Islamabad: Denmark has offered to help Pakistan to set up emergency water purification facilities in flood-hit areas, according to news published on September 8.
As per the details, a team of Danish experts has arrived in the country to install water purification facilities in flood-affected areas. Denmark Ambassador to Pakistan Jakob Linulf disclosed that the Danish team will leave for Sindh where it will set up its base to install and operate the water purification plants.
Moreover, it was mentioned that six purification plants will provide 120,000 litres of clean drinking water every day, which will be enough for 40,000 individuals. The news sources stated that the purification facilities can easily be transported to remote and not-so-accessible areas in the country.
The ambassador stated that the Danish Non-Profit Organisation (NGO) partners have used available funds to help the flood-hit people. Also, Denmark has provided USD 1.33 million to the United Nations Refugee Organisation (UNHCR) upon the UN’s humanitarian appeal. It was mentioned that UNHCR has already started their aid work, primarily focusing on emergency relief like providing tents and blankets and protecting women, children, and other vulnerable groups.