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Minister Rehabilitation Department Faraz Dero visits PDMA Sindh headquarters in wake of forecasted rains/urban flooding

August 7, 2019

Karachi, August 07, 2019 (PPI-OT): Minister Rehabilitation Department Faraz Dero after assuming the charge of Ministry, immediately visited PDMA Sindh headquarters in wake of forecasted rain/flood alerts issued by NDMA and other concerned authorities.

Minister Rehabilitation Department chaired an important meeting at PDMA Sindh Headquarters which was attended by Secretary Rehabilitation Department, DG PDMA Sindh, representatives of District Administration Karachi and Local Government institutions including Karachi Water Board and other concerned officers.

During meeting, DG PDMA Sindh briefed the Minister about ongoing and upcoming projects of PDMA Sindh and precautionary measures being taken in countering the expected floods and urban flooding. A presentation on emergency preparedness and resilience measures was also given to the Minister.

Minister Rehabilitation Department directed all concerned to stay alert during Monsoon season. He further directed Chairman DDMAs to deploy de-watering pumps at vulnerable locations prior to rain fall while PDMA shall be available for all out support to DDMAs.

For more information, contact:
Information and Archives Department
Directorate of Press Information
Government of Sindh
95-Sindh Secretariat 4-B, Karachi, Pakistan
Tel: +92-21-99204423, +92-21-99204401

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