KP Provincial Assembly Speaker urges intíl community to help flood-ravaged Pakistan

    August 28, 2010
    Sana News

    CHARSADDA, (SANA): Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Provincial Assembly Speaker Kiramat Ullah Khan said the government could not fight the devastating floods until the international community help it to steer the country out of the worst ever calamity of its history.

    Addressing the flood affectees at the occasion of food distribution programme held by UK based overseas Pakistani NGO ‘Ummah Welfare Trust’ here on Thursday, he said the country was passing through the flood challenge after it faced destructive earthquake, which wrought havoc.

    He assured the government would not leave the flood victims alone in this trying situation adding houses would be constructed for the affectees after carrying out a survey as to how many people rendered homeless.

    He appreciated the federal government for fulfilling the demands made by the provincial government for the flood ravaged Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

    Speaking on the occasion, Chairman ‘Ummah Welfare Trust’ Muhammad Idrees said the Trust distributed food among 50, 000 flood effected families.

    He continued that the Trust allocated Rs. 50 crore for the victims.

    He said that 5, 000 tents were already provided to the affectees adding cooked meal was being provided to 10, 000 people during Sehri and Aftari on daily basis.

    He said that nine medical camps were installed which were working in the flood-hit areas and would continue providing services until the ill-fated affectees were rehabilitated.

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