DC oversees flood control in province

Departments concerned have been put on high alert to monitor the flood situation: Deputy Commissioner


APP July 27, 2019
PHOTO: AFP

SIALKOT: Deputy Commissioner Dr Syed Bilal Haider has said that all the departments concerned have been put on high alert to monitor the flood situation in all the rivers in the province.

DC Dr Haider said, “Rivers including Chenab, Tavi and Jammu at Head Marala, Sialkot, Nullahs Aik, Dek, Palkhu, Bhed, Baeen and Bassanter will be monitored round-the-clock.”

Speaking to The Express Tribune, he said that the flood situation was totally under control in the district at the moment.

“The district administration has established 22 flood relief camps in the area for providing relief in case of any flood-like situation.”

The deputy commissioner briefed that nine flood relief camps have been established in Sialkot tehsil, five in Pasrur and four each in Daska and Sambrial tehsils to monitor flood situation.

Published in The Express Tribune, July 27th, 2019.

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