CM Murad hopes floodwater to recede within 1.5 months
Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah is visiting Larkana to review the flood situation. – Screengrab via Twitter/ @SindhCMHouse
The Chief Minister reviewed the flood situation and observed the plight of the affected people.
He directed the irrigators to plan for release of water.
The chief minister visited various camps and health facilities on his last three-day visit to the flood-affected areas.
Larkana: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Thursday expressed hope that floods and rain water will reduce in one and a half months.
The Chief Minister reviewed it on the occasion of his last visit to Larkana. the flood Observed the situation and the plight of the affected people either in camps along the main roads or in their homes surrounded by flood water.
Chief Minister Murad on them… visitHe directed the irrigators to make plans to release the accumulated water into the river Indus through various channels.
“I have visited every flood-affected area in the province with a plan to assess and observe the situation so that appropriate measures can be taken to drain water, rehabilitate displaced people and resume agricultural activities moving forward. can go”. CM Murad.
The Chief Minister visited various camps and health facilities on his last three-day visit. Flood affected areas. He said that flood victims living in camps and roadsides are eager to return to their homes if the water clears. “This shows that the huge task is to clear roads to pave the way for villages, cities, towns and their return,” he said, adding that the Hairdon drain flooded all the border areas of Jacobabad. is given
He added that the natural waterway is the only channel that discharges the flood water into the canals and then discharges it into the Manchhar Lake and the Indus River.
Talking about the period, Chief Minister Murad said that the water will recede in one and a half months, adding that the level of Manchhar has reduced from 123.5 RL to 120 RL. He hoped that more than 200,000 cusecs of water was flowing into the river and the rate would increase in the next few days.
Talking about the relief works, the Chief Minister said that the demand of 15 lakh tents could not be fulfilled despite all efforts. “We have distributed around 300,000 tents and ordered 600,000 tents but so far received delivery of 200,000 tonnes. Likewise, the demand for ration was being met but there was a gap between supply and demand.
The Chief Minister said that he has already contacted various agencies to supply medicines for the treatment of malaria and diarrhoea.
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