Flood victims’ rehabilitation top priority


Federal Minister for Water Resources Syed Khursheed Ahmed Shah on Tuesday said that the government was utilizing all possible resources to rehabilitate the flood victims and provide them with essential items. Talking to media here, he said, eve-ryone had a role to play in the development of the country and taking it [the country] forward.

Khursheed Shah said the Sindh government was already taking steps to rehabilitate the flood-devastated families. He assured that drainage of standing water was the priority of the provincial government, citing it as the cause of many harmful diseases.

The federal minister informed that ration bags, nets, tents and other necessary things were being pro-vided to the flood affectees, adding the district ad-ministrations had been provided the necessary ma-chinery to drain out the floodwater.—APP

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