PDMA directs DCs to utilize relief funds for quake victims

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PESHAWAR, Oct 28 (APP): The Provincial Disaster Management Authority
(PDMA) here Monday authorized all the Deputy Commissioners to utilize relief funds for the assistance and rehabilitation of the earthquake victims and provide best relief to them.
According to PDMA, all the DCs have been directed to utilize the
available relief funds on their disposal for rescue and relief activities including provision of food and non food items.
All the revenue staff have been directed for immediate reporting of
damages of life and properties to their respective district administration and district control rooms.
All the District Health Officers have been directed to visit respective
health facilities in their districts to ensure availability of staff and necessary medicines and equipment.
Emergency in KP hospitals has been enforced and doctors on leave have
been called in for duty.