Relief operation in full swing in affected areas

Latest Update: October 30, 2015 | 523 Views

Relief Operation is in full swing in earthquake-hit areas in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

On the directives of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, relief goods have been dropped in upper Kohistan valleys.

More than seven thousand five hundred tents, twelve thousand blankets, two thousand mats and over eleven thousand food packages have been distributed among the affected people so far.

The Punjab government has also sent fifty relief trucks to different areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Two PAF C-130 aircraft carrying relief goods for the earthquake affected areas landed at Chitral today.

One of planes airlifted approximately 18,000 pounds of dry ration which was donated by Pakistan Air Force.

The other C-130 aircraft airlifted approximately 16,000 pounds of relief goods donated by National Disaster Management Authority for the earthquake affectees of Chitral.

On their way back to PAF Base Nur Khan, they also evacuated the injured from Chitral.

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has released three billion rupees for relief and rehabilitation activities in earthquake affected areas.


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