Administration Providing Humanitarian Assistance at 42 Points in Charsadda


CHARSADDA: Officials said on Sunday that Charsadda district is providing humanitarian assistance to the affected population during floods.

During the second day of flooding on Saturday, over 0.2 million people in Charsadda district were affected, with houses and other structures destroyed, as well as crops and orchards destroyed.

An official statement noted that the administration has provided cooked food, shelter, and other necessities to flood victims at 21 evacuation sites.

There was an over 300 feet breach in the Munda Headworks, which resulted in flash flooding in the Jindi River, which flows through the district and washed away everything it encountered.

It said the Tehsil Municipal Administrations of Charaadda, Shabqadar, and Tangi are distributing cooked food and bottled water at 42 points. There have been more than 138,000 displaced people helped so far, according to the communication.

The District Health Officer Charsadda has coordinated the establishment of 13 medical camps.

As part of Al-Khidmat Foundation’s, Helping Hand’s, and Rescue 1122’s assistance to the flood-affected, doctors and paramedical staff are providing free treatment and medicines to them.

A 65-member team of Rescue 1122 Punjab has begun a relief and rescue operation at Shabara and Majoki. The district headquarters of Charsadda has received almost 400 rescued people, including elderly and ill people.

In addition, 65 people trapped on roofs in Turlandi have been rescued by a 25-member team of Rescue 1122. In addition, first aid was provided to them.

10 families of flood-affected people from the Nowshera and Charsadda districts have been accommodated at relief camps held in different schools of Mardan, according to the district administration. An additional deputy commissioner has reported that 53 people have reached Mardan.

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