PM Shahbaz Orders Immediate Relief Efforts After Torrential Rains And Flooding

KARACHI: Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif gave orders on Monday to expedite relief and rescue actions and ensure the recovery of flood victims all over Pakistan, especially in Sindh and Balochistan.

The Prime Minister has directed that a donor conference be organized to rehabilitate victims. He has questioned appropriate agencies, along with the federal and provincial governments, to momentary international institutions on the country's massive flooding or the successive rescue operations being conducted in seriously impacted areas.

The Prime Minister has also prompted individuals to contribute to the Prime Minister Relief Effort to assist those affected.

He has also ordered the immediate delivery of 40,000 tents & 100,000 ration parcels to disaster-stricken regions.

As reported by the PM Office, the conference included Chief Minister (CM) Balochistan Mir Abdul Qaddus Bizenjo, Minister for Planning Ahsan Iqbal, Minister for Economic Affairs Sardar Ayaz Sadiq, as well as other relevant authorities.

PM Shahbaz was made aware by CM Balochistan of the amount of damage resulting from the floods in the region or the ongoing rescue operations.

Besides supplying vital objects like tents, meals, & drinking water to families affected, the PM also aimed for province presidencies to provide disaster relief funds worth Rs25,000 to every affected family.

The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), State Disaster Management Authority (PDMA), Government of Balochistan, & Ministry of Making plans have been directed to implement extraordinary measures in all areas affected.

The Prime Minister strongly alerted appropriate agencies against becoming lenient or disrupting continuing relief efforts.

PM Shahbaz highlighted the importance of supplying urgent help to those affected by the catastrophe until the merged survey and rehabilitative services are completed. Officials also aimed to fix infrastructure destroyed by the flood events to make sure that rescue operations run smoothly.

The Pakistan Army has already been providing comprehensive help and support to state bureaucracy in flood-affected regions in Sindh, Balochistan, and Punjab, based on a statement issued either by Inter-Services Public Affairs.

The military's mainstream press wing got to add that army soldiers are busy rescuing and relocating folks to safer places.

"Army medical doctors & paramedic teams are going to treat disaster victims," according to ISPR, which also asserted that troops are disseminating ration packs and prepared food.

In Sindh, the Pakistan army has shown up in Saim Nullah, District Khairpur Sindh, to safeguard flood victims, including over 200 houses that have been destroyed.

Soldiers from the Pano Aqil garrison aided in the relief effort by relocating affected individuals to safer places and providing medical help to those in need.

Army & Frontier Corps (FC) troops continue to help local governments in Quetta, Pishin, Qila Saif Ullah, Ziarat, Zhob, Loralai, and Noshki.

According to ISPR, team members from the Pakistan army, FC, PDMA, & state bureaucracy are relocating folks to safer areas. They are also supplied with ingredients and other essentials.

The Pakistan army has formed temporary shelters in Naseerabad, Duki, & Lasbela, as well as medical camps operated by the military & FC.