NDMA chairman monitors Chitral relief operation

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ISLAMABAD, July 8 (APP): Chairman National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) Major General Asghar Nawaz personally monitored the relief and rehabilitation work in flash flood hit areas of Chitral.

The chairman with Director General Provincial Disaster Management Authority Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and civil administration visited Ursoon village Chitral to personally oversee ground situation and supervise ongoing relief operation.

During the visit, he analyzed actual ground situation after the flash floods which washed away a mosque and some civilian population in Chitral.

Asghar Nawaz also met with the affected people, offered condolence and distributed food among the people.

He also met with the officers of local administration and Provincial agencies. The Chairman also assessed the needs of the local people and affirmed that all logistics support is being provided by PDMA for urgent relief and early rehabilitation of the affectees.

He also directed his team to send 30 tons of wheat for the Chitral flood affected people who have lost their wheat stocks during floods.

Chairman offered condolence with the bereaved families and also distributed food hampers/relief among them.

He also urged the need to create awareness among the people to sensitize the dangers during the monsoon season.