ISLAMABAD Responding to a request of the Government of Pakistan, the United Nations would launch a flood response plan in the coming days to monitor allocations of humanitarian funds for the flood affectees. The plan would be launched as soon as its mo-dalities are finalised. Currently, intensive consultations are underway between senior UN officials associated with the humanitarian assistance to Pakistan and the donor states and agencies. Whether the plan would be deemed as a flash appeal is yet to be decided. Nicki Bennet, Senior Humanitarian Affairs Officer, UN, Office for Coordination of Human-itarian Affairs, Pakistan, informed TheNation on Wednesday that discussions between the UN and the Govt of Pakistan were underway after the Govt requested the UN to prepare a response plan for the flood-hit people. She said the response plan would be devised keeping in view a complete overview of the prevailing scenario of the affected region. Regarding the budget of the response plan and its focus, the UN official said that the plan would entail a comprehensive mechanism for the funds allocation and utilisation. According to Bennet, the northern parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, particularly, Swat, Sha-ngla, Kohistan besides Charsadda and Mardan received maximum damage by the floods and the mandatory relief operations were going on in these areas. In addition, the damage assessment operations and relief activities were also underway in Tank and Dera Ismail Khan, she added. KP is worst affected by flash floods and we are carrying out special relief operations in that region to provide maximum relief assistance to the people, Nicki Bennet said. Meanwhile, Norway on Wednesday allocated $5 million for Pakistans assistance. Terje Thodesen, In-charge of Norwegian Development Assistance to Pakistan at Norwegian Embassy, informed TheNation that of the allocated funds, $1.5 million each would go to CERF, United Nations Children Fund, and OCHAs Emergency Response Fund (ERF), while the remaining half-a-million dollars would be given to Pakistan Red Crescent (PRC). Denmark has allocated $2.3 million for emergency and relief operations in Pakistan. In a conversation with this scribe, Jens-Jacob Simonsen, Deputy Head of Mission, Danish Embassy, here, said that he signed an agreement with PRC in this regard. Simonsen reiterated that Denmark would provide further humanitarian assistance to Pakistan. Turkey sent relief goods for flood-hit internally displaced persons through a cargo plane that landed here late on Wednesday night. Sharing views with TheNation, senior Turkish diplomat, Nusren Asken said that Pakistan was a brotherly state to Turkey and the latter would stand by the former in testing times. The $18 million released by the UN headquarters and UKs Department for International Development for Pakistan comprises financial aids from Australia, China, Greece, Japan, and the UK and aid pledges from the US, Canada, Italy and New Zealand. Canada also announced it was providing two million dollars worth of emergency aid for thousands of victims of Pakistans worst floods in 80 years.