Survey teams deputed to collect data of damages in quake-hit areas

PESHAWAR – Survey teams are busy at union council level for gathering data of damages in the quake affected areas.

Minister for Information Pervaiz Rashid and National Disaster Management Authority chairman told newsmen in Islamabad on Friday evening that five teams have been deputed in each union council to expedite the work.

They said that the teams consist of representatives of Pakistan Army, local government and the district administration. They said that the Pakhtunkhwa government has released over 2.8 billion rupees which have reached to DCOs concerned for distribution among affected people.

NDMA chairman said that 11000 tents have been provided in Malakand and 3000 in FATA. Ten generators have also provided in Chitral. He said that eight helicopters, three C-130s and two Fokker aircraft are engaged in relief activities.

Three relief camps and 27 distribution points have jointly been established by Pakistan Army and the district administration in the affected areas. He said that 2120 injured were treated in government hospitals and discharged while 276 are still admitted in different health centers.


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