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  • Relief operation continues in flood-hit Chitral as death toll reaches 31

    CHITRAL: Massive rescue and relief efforts are under way for those marooned in the raging waves of flash floods that have affected swaths of land in Chitral over the last ten days, killing 31 people and washing away hundreds of homes with no immediate break in sight...

    Military helicopters are hovering over the flood-ravaged villages to rescue the affected people and drop food as local authorities are engaged in setting up make-shift...

  • Relief operation in full swing in flood-hit Chitral: PDMA

    PESHAWAR: Relief operation on Tuesday was in full swing in the rain and flood affected areas of Drosh in Chitral district...

    The provincial government has provided 350 tents, two hundred quilts and kitchen sets to Chitral district administration for distribution among the affected families...

  • Relief operations continue in flood-hit areas across Pakistan

    Rescue and relief operations by civil administration and army contingents are under way in flood-hit areas across Pakistan, said a report published on Radio Pakistan on Tuesday...

    Yesterday, The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) had issued alerts to the government agencies concerned and provincial disaster management authorities (PDMAs) for a possible flood in River Indus and heavy rains in different parts of the...

  • Relief operations under way in flood-hit areas

    ISLAMABAD: Relief and rescue efforts are under way in various parts of Pakistan on Tuesday as flash floods triggered by torrential rain inundated large swathes in the country...

    Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has also instructed the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) to reinforce relief and rescue efforts...

  • COAS directs army to provide relief to flood affectees

    ISLAMABAD: Army Chief General Raheel Sharif has directed all field commanders of the Pakistan Army to extend all possible assistance to people in areas affected by floods...

    “All field commanders have been instructed to carry out effective reconnaissance of their areas and provide all possible relief to people affected by floods,” said a spokesperson from Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR)...

  • Prime minister visits flood relief camp in Rahim Yar Khan

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday arrived in Rahim Yar Khan to visit the flood-hit areas in the district...

    While addressing a gathering in Chachran, PM Nawaz expressed satisfaction over measures taken by the local administration for rescue and relief work carried out in the flood-hit areas, said a report published on Radio Pakistan...

  • Act first, report later during flood relief efforts: COAS

    ISLAMABAD: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif has directed all concerned authorities to continue rescue and relief efforts in flood-affected areas of the country 'leaving no stone unturned', according to a series of tweets by Director General (DG) Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Asim Bajwa...

    General Raheel Sharif also announced that Pakistan Army will donate a day's ration to the flood-hit people......

  • Rs70m flood relief fund remains untouched

    76 million collected from all over the country for a flood relief fund set up five years ago by former prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani remains unspent...

    Mr Gilani, following in the footsteps of his predecessors, had set up the fund in his own name in 2010...

  • Shahbaz directs flood relief efforts in DG Khan

    DERA GHAZI KHAN: Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif in a visit to flood-hit Dera Ghazi Khan on Thursday directed authorities to step up rescue and relief efforts in affected areas, Radio Pakistan reported...

    The CM was also briefed about flood relief in DG Khan...

  • US offers help in flood relief

    Speaking at a function on the occasion of a photo exhibition organised by the US Consulate at Peshawar Press Club here on Friday, the US diplomat said his country was ready to extend cooperation in rehabilitation of the people in the flood-affected areas...

    He said such exhibitions would continue in addition to cooperation for the training of journalists...

  • IKF in flood relief work

    MIANWALI: Imran Khan Foundation (IKF) on Wednesday distributed food hampers and tents among the flood-hit people of Namal valley...

    According to some locals the government’s flood relief activities in the area were marred by political influence...

  • LCCI sets up flood relief fund with Rs5m

    LAHORE: The Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Wednesday established a flood relief fund with an initial amount of Rs5 million for flood victims...

    LCCI President Ijaz A Mumtaz said the aim of establishing the relief fund was to extend help to victims in dire need...

  • Army ready for flood relief activities

    BAHAWALPUR: Six hundred army personnel were dispatched to various places across the division to carry out the rescue activities in case of flood...

    According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), over 600 army personnel were dispatched to various places facing flood threat in the coming days...

  • PM announces Rs1bn grant for flood relief in Sindh

    KARACHI / SUKKUR: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif announced on Tuesday a grant of Rs1 billion for the Sindh government to help it in providing relief to flood-affected people in the province...

    After taking an aerial view of flood-affected areas of Ghotki, Sukkur and Khairpur districts, the prime minister who was accompanied by Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah landed at Qadirpur Bund where he distributed relief goods among the affected...

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