CM directs to speed-up relief activities for flood affected people

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Orders 24/7 monitoring of water flow in Chenab River

Punjab Chief Minister Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi has directed to speed-up relief activities for flood affected people in Rajanpur, Rojhan and Taunsa.

In a statement, the Chief Minister directed to provide food, clean drinking water and shelter to affected families besides establishment of medical camps in affected areas.

The Punjab Chief Minister Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi on Friday instructed to speed up relief activities for the people affected by flood in River Chenab.

Pervaiz Elahi while directing to accelerate relief activities in Rajanpur, Rojhan and Taunsa said that providing relief to the affected people should be done on priority. “We will not leave victims alone in such difficult hours,” said the CM.

According to DC, more than eight relief camps are functional in flood-affected areas of Rajanpur and three meals a day are being given to 11,000 victims. While 1076 houses were said to be affected by the flood waters of the rivers and mountains so far.

He ordered concerned officials to monitor water disposal in the field and asked the traffic police to ensure the smooth flow of traffic to ease the citizens’ movement.

The CM also ordered 24/7 monitoring of water flow in the Chenab River and added that the administration of the concerned districts should take necessary measures for the safety of the local population.

Timely evacuation of people from the villages around the Chenab River should be ensured for shifting them to safer places; he said and concluded that best arrangements should be made to avoid any untoward situation.

On the other hand Chief Minister Punjab Chaudhry Parvez Elahi has asked the line departments to remain fully alert in the wake of rains in different cities including Lahore and directed WASAs, rescue 1122 and PDMA to take steps to deal with the situation arising from the rain spell.

In a statement issued on Friday, the CM said that organised work should be done for the timely drainage of water by utilizing the required machinery. He ordered concerned officials to monitor water disposal in the field and asked the traffic police to ensure the smooth flow of traffic to ease the citizens’ movement.

The CM also ordered 24/7 monitoring of water flow in the Chenab River and added that the administration of the concerned districts should take necessary measures for the safety of the local population.

Timely evacuation of people from the villages around the Chenab River should be ensured for shifting them to safer places; he said and concluded that best arrangements should be made to avoid any untoward situation.

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