Rehabilitation of flood victims is the first priority: DG PDMA

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Lahore: Director General Provincial Disaster Management Authority Punjab Faisal Farid has said that the relief activities of PDMA and other organizations are continuing in the flood affected areas of South Punjab. The process of water drainage is going on, most of the flood areas have been drained. He said that the flood victims are being continuously provided with food and drink, medical treatment and other necessary facilities To PDMA. Tents have been distributed to 41,116 households and ration has been distributed to 1,41,198 flood-affected households, 19,225 households have been given plastic mats, 21,254 mosquito nets, PDMA has provided 68,326 clean water cans (bottles). He said that so far flour bags and 4845 blankets, 523 beds, utensils and other items have been provided to the flood victims in 22,387 households, 158,466 flood victims have been provided medical treatment facilities. And more than 6,65,000 animals in flood areas have been vaccinated to protect them from various diseases. According to the instructions of the Punjab government, a joint survey is going on by the institutions to estimate the damages caused by the flood. The survey process will be completed in Dera Ghazi Khan district by September 27. It will pay compensation to the flood victims. He further said that rehabilitation of flood victims is the first priority. They should deposit their donations in the flood relief fund account of Punjab Bank of Chief Minister Punjab and play their role in the rehabilitation of the flood victims.

 

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