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Chairman NDMA Lieutenant General Akhtar Nawaz stated the floods have so far killed 1265 humans and injured more than 1200.

Floods have so far killed 1265 people: Chairman NDMA

Briefing the media persons at National Flood Response and Coordination Center in Islamabad, Chairman NDMA stated that heavy rainfall used to be expected, however the downpour was once exponentially above the forecast, ensuing in excessive flooding throughout the country.

The rains — which have been to show up in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Azad Kashmir, and northern areas — shifted from their traditional routes and passed off in Balochistan s eastern areas, Southern KP, Punjab s DG Khan and Rajanpur, and throughout Sindh.

“The rains have been extraordinarily heavy in Sindh, which led to an remarkable situation,” he said.

He stated rescue and comfort operation is continuing in flood affected areas and they have furnished 4 hundred and twenty thousand tents and preserving in view the heavy demand of tents, an effort has been made to construct the ability of tent manufacturing.

He stated fifty-seven thousand and 4 hundred meals applications have been dispensed amongst the flood victims.

The Chairman NDMA stated there has been a good international response to the UN flash enchantment for the help of flood affected people. He stated twenty-nine alleviation items flights have been received over the ultimate 4 days.

These covered ten from Turkey, eleven from the UAE, 4 from China, two from Qatar and one every from Uzbekistan and France. He stated these flights carried items such as 2728 tents, ninety-eight tons food packages, fifty boats and fifty-six tons medicines.