PDMA wants all-out help to flood affectees
PESHAWAR—The Provincial Disasters Management Authority (PDMA) Khyber Pakthunkhwa here Monday directed the district administration to utilize the relief funds of Rs 15 million for quick and speedy assistance of flood victims of Urson valley.
As per the latest report of PDMA here, the dis-trict administration of Chitral has been directed to utilize relief available funds in the wake of flash flood emergency situation taken place on June 2 last in Urson valley for the purchase of food items from utility stores after fulfilling all codel formalities.
The DC Chitral has been authorized to utilize the relief funds to the tune of Rs 15 million for relief activities besides provision of quick assistance to affected population. According to the report, 29 people had lost their lives and 13 persons including eight security personnel are still massing due to heavy-floods in Chi-tral.
As many as 19 houses were completely and 27 partially damaged due to flood devastation in Chi-tral. The dead bodies of 16 victims including three security personnel have been recovered whereas 13 to 14 persons are still missing and four sustained injuries.
The report said quite considerable number of irrigation channels and water supply schemes have been reportedly damaged due to natural calamity.
The report said compensation cheques would be distributed among the affected persons by today. The Chief Minister KP has released Rs 50 million for providing food and other necessary items for affected people.