From Our Correspondent
PESHAWAR, AUG 22 /DNA/ – The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has declared emergency in flood hit areas of Dera Ismail Khan, Upper Chitral, Lower Chitral, and Upper Kohistan Districts. On the special directives of Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan, provincial Relief and Rehabilitation Department has issued formal notifications to this end.
Meanwhile, the chief minister while hinting at visiting the flood affected districts has said that he would soon visit the flood hit districts to look into the damages caused by flash floods and rehabilitation activities carried out by the administration adding that he would announce package for the rehabilitation of flood affected infrastructure in those districts. The chief minister directed the quarters concerned to expedite relief and rehabilitation activities and ensure provision of food items and other stuff of daily use to each and every flood affected household.
He further said that he is monitoring the flood situation, and is in contact with concerned administrations. Mahmood Khan said that the concerned district administrations had been asked for damages assessment reports to review the damages caused by floods adding that necessary directives have also been issued to quarters concerned for rehabilitation of damaged infrastructure. He assured that the provincial government would go all out to provide relief to the affected people adding that all available resources would be utilized to this end.