Austria is donating 5 million euros (6.4 million U.S. dollars) to help Pakistan, which has been hit by massive floods since July 22, Austria Press Agency reported Friday. The donation includes 1.5 million euros (1.9 million U.S. dollars) collected by domestic funds for disaster relief and 3.5 million (4.5 million U.S. dollars) from budget reserves, the report said. The contribution will be handed over by the United Nations Organization and Austrians non-governmental organizations, such as the Red Cross and Caritas, to Pakistan. Austria Chancellor Werner Faymann said in a statement on Friday that time had proven that the Austrians always come forward with help in the form of donations."This emergency relief has shown that Austria would not leave the people of Pakistan alone," said Vice Chancellor and Finance Minister Josef Proll."The relief supplies will be sent timely for people in urgent need. This can be ensured by the proven partners of the United Nation Organization and highly recognized Austrian relief agencies," said Foreign Minister Michael Spindelegger. Floods in Pakistan have devastated much of the country, causing 1,200 deaths and putting 15 to 20 million Pakistanis in need of urgent food, shelter and emergency care, according to the latest UN estimates.