Relief activities under way in flood-hit areas: PDMA

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Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) Punjab Director General (DG) Faisal Farid has said that on the instructions of the provincial government, relief activities were under way in the flood-affected areas. He said that so far tents had been distributed among 44,421 households by the PDMA and ration distributed to 168,549 flood-affected households while 20,635 plastic mats, 23,505 mosquito nets also distributed.

The PDMA has also delivered 88,858 clean water cans (bottles), flour bags distributed among 34,217 households. As many as 5,314 blankets, beds, utensils and other items have also been distributed to the flood victims whereas 177,829 flood victims have been provided medical treatment facilities in the flood affected areas, 721,314 small and 48,6687 large animals have been provided medical treatment facilities.

Work is in progress to assess the damage and teams are continuously assessing the damage. He said that the health teams sent from Punjab to Sindh and Balochistan on the instructions of the Punjab gov-ernment are taking the lead in providing health facilities to the flood victims.

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