Saturday September 17, 2022

PM to Visit Tank to Review Rehabilitation of Flood Affectees

Minister Shehbaz Sharif will visit Tank district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa today to review the ongoing work for the rehabilitation of the flood affectees.

The Prime Minister will be briefed about the relief activities.

It merits mention that Pakistan’s unprecedented floods, which have submerged huge swathes of the South Asian nation, have killed over 1,500 people, data showed, as authorities looked to step up relief efforts for millions affected by the disaster.

The floods brought by record monsoon rains and glacial melt in northern mountains have hit 33 million of a population of 220 million, sweeping away homes, transport, crops and livestock in damage estimated at $30 billion.

Over the last few weeks, authorities have thrown up barriers to keep the flood waters out of key structures such as power stations as well as homes, while farmers who stayed to try and save their cattle faced a new threat as fodder began to run out.

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