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More than 5.7 million affected as torrential rains cripple life

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More than 5.7 million affected as torrential rains cripple life
Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa will visit the flood-hit areas of Sindh today (Sunday) and also interact with ground troops busy in relief activities.

The ISPR said in a statement that the Pakistan Army has established 212 relief collection points to support flood affectees: 81 in Sindh, 73 in Punjab, 41 in Balochistan and 17 in KP.

A flood relief donation account has also been set up.

The account title is: Army Relief For Flood Affectees

Bank: Askari Bank GHQ Branch

Account No: 00280100620583

The ISPR gave a province-wise breakdown of relief efforts

Balochistan

The army and Frontier Corps established relief camps in Quetta, Muslim Bagh, Chaman, Sui, Dera Bugti, Sibi, lehri, Nasirabad, Bela, Uthal and Jafarabad areas which are providing food and other amenities. 

Free medical camps are being established at Quetta, Muslim Bagh, Sui, Dera Bugti, Sibi, Dobandi, Lehri, Sadori, Lakra district and Lasbela for flood victims.

Punjab

In Punjab, rescue and relief operations were carried out at Dera Ghazi Khan , Rojhan and Layyah where troops provided stranded families with food and other amenities. 

In District Rajanpur, relief and rescue efforts were made through helicopter sorties to reach areas, including Harrand Tehsil Jampur, Nurpur Majhuwala Tehsil Jampur, Mouza Kaanwala Tehsil Jampur, Marri Jampur, Darbar Sakhi Bor Jampur, Bambli Jampur, Basti Nokhami Jampur, Dera Dildar Tehsil Rojhan, Dera Jeewan Tehsil Rojhan, Chak Mat No 2 Tehsil Rojhan.

Sindh

The Pakistan Army carried out rescue and relief operations at Khairpur, Larkana, Naushero Feroze, Shikarpur, Kamber Shadadkot, Jacobabad, Kashmore, Badin, Mir Pur Khas, Sanghga, Mitiari, Umerkot, Hyderabad, Tando Muhammad Khan, Thatta, Jamshoro, Sujawal and Dadu.

Four medical camps have been established at Badin, Sujawal, Thatta and Umerkot, where more than 1,700 flood victims have received treatment.

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Relief camps accommodating 150 individuals have been established in the flood-affected areas of KP, while the forward placement of troops has been carried out at Attock and Abbottabad.

There are four field medical camps in flood-affected areas where 715 patients have been treated.

Seven relief camps have been established for flood victims in Charsadda while three have been set up in each Tehsil of Nowshera Districts. The necessary assistance is being provided to the civil administration, said ISPR.


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