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King Salman Relief completed distribution of food bags for flood affectees of Gilgit Baltistan

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ISLAMABAD:    The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre (Ksrelief) has provided humanitarian and development aid to more than 69 countries over four continents. With international, regional and local partners in place in recipient countries to implement our many programs and initiatives, we have delivered assistance to millions of beneficiaries worldwide.

King Salman Humanitarian Aid & Relief Centre (Ksrelief) had distributed food bags in collaboration with National Disaster Management Authority in Badswat valley, Ishkoman north of Ghizer, Astore and Diamer districts.

Last month, A Glacial Lake Outburst Flood occurred in Badswat valley, Ishkoman north of Ghizer District. The GLOF incident has resulted in surge in water flow in Ishkoman River and gravely affecting road linking areas and other parts of Ghizer district & rest of GB. A large number of people affected due to Badswat incident.

One thousand food bags were distributed among affected people. Each bag contained flour bag of 20kg, rice bag of 5 kg, cooking oil of 5 liters, 5kg of sugar, 5kg of Daal Channa, and 950 grams of black tea. The project benefited about 7,000 individual living in four totally cutoff villages i.e. Immit, Ishkoman, Mujawir and Tashnalote in district Ghizer, Diamer and Astore valleys of Gilgit Baltistan. The food bags were distributed by Hayat foundation teams in collaboration with NDMA under supervision of ksrelief.

This project comes under the umbrella of humanitarian projects by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, represented by the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center to assist affected families living in far flung areas of district Ghizer GB.

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