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Sindh Govt Never leave flood victims alone: Syed Murad Ali Shah

By : Sawan Khaskheli

BADIN: Chief Minister Sindh, Sayed Murad Ali Shah while talking with media here at Badin on Thursday said that though entire country was affected of heavy rains and flood of the current monsoon 2022 but Sindh province was more affected than other provinces saying that Sindh Govt never leave flood victims alone.

“We have need of 1.5 million tents after heavy rainfall for providing the shelter to the evacuated IDPs of different areas of the province but unfortunately we couldn’t meet the requirements due to delivery issues of the goods”, CM added.

Adding he said that Badin administration has needs of more than fifty thousand tents for settling the IDPs saying that we are ready to provide them but stock was not available. Chief Minister Sindh deplored that they we are receiving less items than the requirement adding he termed acceptable concerns of the people of the province regarding the gaps in relief activities. Sindh Govt wants to do developmental work in rural Sindh, CM vowed.

He said that LBOD has mostly affected the people of Badin as it’s brought the water of different district including Shaheed Benazir Abad, Sanghar, Mirpur Khas and Umerkot district. He said that LBOD was not designed for draining out the rainwater saying that its design of water flow was fixed as 4600 cusecs, but more than twelve thousand cusec water was crossing through LBOD which unfortunately has created havoc in the district Badin, he expressed.

He told that one breach of the MMD link canal has been plugged but second one yet throbbing the people but he assured that within three days it will be plugged at any cost adding that directed the concerned officers to expedite the work of dewatering activities as the affected people can go back to their dwellings.

CM Sindh said that Sindh Govt is working to prepare the strategy and plan that when flood affected people go back to their houses, that their houses to be rehabilitated properly adding that he said that LBOD has disturbed the natural flow of the drain water.

“We were rich in the wheat production a decade ago but unfortunately now we become its importers due to climate change”, CM deplored.

CM Sindh also appealed to developed countries come forward to assist flood affected in such a situation to alleviate the suffering of the flood affected people.

Earlier, CM Sindh went to offer condolence with Sami family living in a relief camp along the road side over the killing of their three persons by a loader near Amir Ali Shah village where he announced compensation for the deceased and expressed sympathies with bereaved family.

Other hand, Deputy Commissioner Badin, Agha Shahnawaz Khan has also briefed the CM Sindh regarding the losses and damages of the district Badin.

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1 comment

Mohammad Siddique September 16, 2022 at 5:55 pm

The Sindh CM is ignorant and incompetent.

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