ISLAMABAD:National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) has dispatched its response teams to the flood and rain hit districts in Sindh.
An NDMA’s spokesman said here on Wednesday, that at the special instructions of Dr. Zafar Qadir, Chairman Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), response teams of NDMA have been dispatched to the rain and flood affected areas of Sindh to ensure and facilitate the timely provision of relief to the flood affected population.
The NDMA response teams stationed at Hyderabad, Mirpurkhas, Badin and Tando Muhammad Khan are coordinating with PDMA Sindh and all concerned DDMAs and DCOs to speedup the relief efforts. These teams shall remain in the flood hit areas till the normalization of situation.
Monsoon rains that have resulted in flooding incidents in the country especially in Sindh have caused damages both to the public as well as to the private property besides loss of precious human lives and livestock.
A considerable portion of population of seven districts of Sindh has been affected predominantly in Badin district. Leading from front the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) is carrying out rescue and relief activities in the disaster hit areas of Sindh in coordination with Sindh Disaster Managemnet Authority and all Disaster Management authorities of the affected districts.
Besides the above, the logistics team of NDMA is already in Sindh since the inception of present monsoon rain disaster and is monitoring and coordinating relief activities, including dispatch of relief goods to the affected areas based on the ground requirements.
An NDMA official told Online that the dispatched team was also tasked to asses the number of affected people and damages in the flood devastated areas of Sindh.