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Country facing unprecedented flash floods, rains: Maryam Aurangzeb

LAHORE: Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Maryam Aurangzeb said on The Saturday Pakistan Never Ever Had faced such highest level of flash floods and their intensity of rains in this is history.

Flash floods and torrential rains resulted in huge loss of life and damage to infrastructure. Pakistanis should come forward to help as well as support in people hit hard by natural disaster.

Speaking to the media, she said that Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif was flying from Lahore to the Sajawal area. of Sindh visit flood-hit areas. She said the country witnessed 190 percent more heavy rains, while the provinces of Balochistan and Sindh received 400 and 480 percent more heavy rains respectively. She is added that the data showed that such rains of high intensity floods and flash floods never occurred in Pakistan.

“At first its concentration was very high in Balochistan and South Punjab and for in last two days of his concentration also observable in North, she said. The minister said Sindh province was the hardest hit and affected due to heavy rainfall and flash floods. She said that flood waters washed away houses, livestock and all other property. of in people because of what, childrenold men and women we in great trouble.

Yesterday’s outbreak flood in Matchmaker caused number of sacrifices and huge financial and infrastructural losses, she said and claimed that Kalam, Bahrain, Madyan, Khazahela and Mingora were completely affected, and even concrete buildings fell. down there. The rescue service has done a lot. of work to ensure emergency help, added.

Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif visited Balochistan, the KPK and Punjab, and in in second phase, he was visiting Sindh. Prime Minister visited Sukkur region of Sindh yesterday and announced Aid of 15 billion rupees for Sindh government. In addition, instant payout of 25,000 rupees cash to every victim family done, and the federal government would also provide Sindh with 10 billion rupees for purchase of medicines and other essentials, while the NDMA (National Disaster Management Authority) received Rs 5 billion in funds, she mentioned.

Federal Information Minister Maryam Aurangzeb said the Pakistan Armed Forces, NDMA, civil administration and provincial government we playing there active role in rescue work in in flood-hit areas. Despite the very low level of carbon emissions, Pakistan was among those ten countries which fall under more vulnerability in environmental change, it added.

She said the prime minister had set up a ministerial committee for flood relieved, adding that Federal Minister Ahsan Iqbal is overseeing the NDMA operation and Federal Minister Khurram Dastgir Khan in Hyderabad to watch cases of power supply.

Maryam Aurangzeb said she suffered people we in horrible need of help as well as support of their countrymen.

At this time, all Pakistanis, including overseas Pakistanis must come forward donate and support their brothers and sisters in disaster like government couldn’t do it alone with huge losses. She said Pakistanis should show the same spirit and resolve they showed during the earthquake of 2005 and flash floods of 2010, and donate maximum for flood-hit people of country. So far the number of losses exceeded 1000 people and more than 2000 people were injured, she said, and mentioned that tents, food kits, medicine, mosquito nets and water was supplied by governments in affected areas of provinces.

People could send SMS on 9999 for Donation Rs 10 in charitable foundation and similarly, they could also donation transfer money through online in Prime Minister’s Fund.

Radio Pakistan centers have been designated as collection centers for emergency supplies and people could also submit your donations to these centers, from where these donations will be collected by the Armed Forces, NDMA and the Civil Administration. for their further delivery to the victims people.

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Sandra Loyd
Sandra Loyd
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