NDMA: (NDMA sends two C-130 aircrafts with food packs to Chitral)

July 21, 2015 Off By Web Desk

ISLAMABAD: National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) sent two C-130 aircraft with food packs to Chitral on Wednesday for distribution among flood affected people.

The relief goods include tents, blankets, food items and medicines. A spokesman of the authority said here on Wednesday that food packs of 40 kilogram each for 500 families have already been sent to the area through Provincial Disaster Management Authority.

The spokesman said Communication and Works Department as well as Public Health Engineering are being pursued for deployment of heavy machinery for the rehabilitation and restoration of the damaged roads and washed away bridges.