BISP committed to provide relief to the flood-stricken families

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Over 50 billion rupees have been disbursed among 2,005,039 flood affected families

ISLAMABAD, SEP 27 /DNA/ – Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) is continuing its commitment to provide relief to the flood-stricken families by ensuring speedy disbursement of Rs.25,000 among affected families of Balochistan, Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab  and Gilgit Baltistan under Flood Relief Cash Assistance. So far a total of Rs. 50,125,975,000 has been disbursed among 2,005,039 flood affected families under Flood Relief Cash Assistance across the country.

In Balochistan 156,697 flood affected families have received Rs. 3,917,425,000. 1,415,761 affected families of Sindh have received Rs.35,394,025,000. In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 208,321 families have received Rs. 5,208,025,000 whereas 224,260 families of Punjab have received Rs.5,606,500,000. In Gilgit Baltistan 331 flood affected families have also received Rs. 8,275,000.

Today a total of 122,073 flood affected families have received financial assistance from different campsites established in flood hit areas. A control room has been established at Benazir Income Support Pogramme headquarters to ensure smooth payments.