KP: Chairman NDMA hands over relief goods, cheques among rain affectees

Chairman National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) on Thursday visited Tank and handed over relief goods and cheques of ex-gratia assistance to ameliorate sufferings of people affected by Monsoon related incidents in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Chairman NDMA Lieutenant General Akhtar Nawaz Satti paid this visit in light of the directions of Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif.

The Chairman distributed relief items like tents, blankets, and kitchen sets. He also handed over cheques among affectees of Dera Ismail Khan, Tank and South Waziristan at Tank District.

The relief assistance includes 500 food packs, 200 tents, 200 kitchen sets, 200 mosquito nets, 500 hygiene kits, 200 blankets and 200 tarpaulins. Similarly, cheques of Rupees one million as ex-gratia assistance to each legal heir of deceased were also handed over. NDMA has released total 54 cheques to KP Government in this regard.

As part of relief aid, earlier NDMA has also dispatched 3000 food packs with help of KS relief as well as family tents and de-watering pumps for flood affected areas of Balochistan.

Source: Radio Pakistan