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Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif directs to ensure protection of people from heavy rainfall

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif directs to ensure protection of people from heavy rainfall
July 11, 2022 Web Desk

ISLAMABAD (92 News) - Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has directed provincial governments and National Disaster Management Authority to ensure protection of people from the heavy rainfall across the country.

In a statement, the prime minister said that every effort should be made to protect the people and prevent losses as much as possible. He directed NDMA to work with provincial governments and PDMAs for this purpose.

Shehbaz Sharif asked the authorities to immediately shift the stranded people to safer places. He also directed to provide temporary shelter and food to the affected people. “Medical teams should be mobilized for emergency medical aid and take measures for timely prevention of epidemic in the rain-hit areas.”

The prime minister also expressed grief over loss of lives in Karachi and other parts of the country due to the rain. He directed the NDMA to assist the provincial government to protect and rescue the affected people in Sindh.

The prime minister assured that the government will use all resources for the protection and assistance of the people.