PDMA stand by the flood affected people in this hour need

Peshawar: Director General, Provincial Disaster Management Authority Amer Afaq, who was accompanied by Deputy Commissioner Karak Shoaib Khan Jadoon while visiting to District Karak briefed about the flood situation, and relief operations in the flood affected areas of Karak.

He also visited the worse affected Dundi Eidul Khail village and met with the affected people. DC Karak said that two camps provided shelter to 16 families have also been established in primary schools here in Dundi Eidil Khail. District Administration provided all sort of relief assistance to the affectees. While he said, 11 persons have been died and 102 houses partially damaged during torrential rains.

Director General, PDMA also visited District Lakki Marwat along with Deputy Commissioner Lakki Marwat Ihsan Ullah. Lakki Marwat was severely affected by recent torrential rains. According to initial assessment report, more than 1200 houses partially and 8 were completely damaged. While visiting the affected areas in Lakki, DC briefed DG that immediate relief have been provided to the affectees and rehabilitation work was in progress in the affected area.

He said, the flood water brought huge quantity of sandy-silt upto 4 feet and covered almost all affected properties. He said, District Administration has cleared silts from roads, bridges as well as public infrastructure and will start soon removal of these dumps from private properties.

PDMA has provided 900 tents earlier and transported 100 additional tents for affectees. Similarly, an additional amount of Rs. 10 million has been released to DC Lakki for relief and restoration activities in affected areas. DG said that in Lakki Marwat, less lives have been lost in the flood and that the Provincial Government will continue to help all Districts Administration and flood affectees in every possible way.