43,625 tents, 55,564 blankets & 851.42 tonnes food packs distributed in quake-hit areas: NDMA

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) has so far distributed 43,625 tents, 55,564 blankets and 851.42 tons food packs among earthquake-hit areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, FATA and Gilgit-Baltistan.

According to consolidated figures of relief operation, damages and losses issued by National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) 27 tonnes medicines, 851.42 tonnes food packs, 6,494 plastic mats, 14,000 tarpaulins, 14 ton bottled water, 49 water filtration plants and 117 generators in earthquake-hit areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), Gilgit-Baltistan, Punjab and Azad Jammu and Kashmir.

According to breakup, 38,773 tents, 51,973 blankets, 3,994 plastic mats, 550.42 tons, 11,000 tarpaulins, 14 tons bottled water, 49 water filter plants, 117 Generator sets and 27 tons medicines have been distributed in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Likewise, 4,082 tents, 2,871 blankets, 2,500 plastic mats,281 tonnes food packs and 300 tarpaulins have been distributed in FATA.

Also 770 tents, 720 blankets, 200 plastic mats, 20 tonnes food packs were distributed in Gilgit-Baltistan.

According to updates of losses, as many as 280 people died, 1,982 were injured, 98,069 houses damages and 497 schools were damaged as a result of the earthquake, said National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA).

Source: APP

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