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CM directs to speed-up relief activities for flood-affected people in Punjab

Flash floods unleashed by heavy rainfall inundated the settlements in the areas of Rajanpur, Rojhan, and Taunsa.

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CM directs to speed-up relief activities for flood-affected people in Punjab
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Lahore: Punjab Chief Minister Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi has directed to speed-up relief activities for flood-affected people in Rajanpur, Rojhan, and Taunsa.

In a statement, the Chief Minister directed to provide food, clean drinking water, and shelter to affected families besides establishing medical camps in affected areas.

According to DC, more than eight relief camps are functional in flood-affected areas of Rajanpur and three meals a day are being given to 11,000 victims. 

While 1076 houses were said to be affected by the flood waters of the rivers and mountains so far.

Earlier today, flash floods unleashed by heavy rainfall inundated the settlements in the areas of Rajanpur, Rojhan, and Taunsa.

The rural areas and settlements have been wrecked by the flood water, while the victims are moving to safe places on their own.

Furthermore, the crops on 27 thousand 860 acres of land have also been affected due to heavy rains. It has been recommended to declare flood-affected areas of Rajanpur as a calamity.

On the other hand, hundreds of houses have been destroyed and the bodies of seven more people have been recovered within 24 hours in Lasbela.

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