Operation Zarb-e-Azb: Registration of IDPs of North Waziristan operation continues as curfew relaxed in NWA areas

Operation Zarb-e-Azb--- A War against TerrorismOperation Zarb-e-Azb: Registration of IDPs of North Waziristan operation continues as curfew...

Islamabad: The process of registration of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) of North Waziristan operation is continue as curfew relaxed in NWA areas.



Pakistan Army started ground offense code name of Zarb-e-Azb against terrorists in North Waziristan on June 16. This is first ever full fledge operation against terrorists in tribal areas.

Ministry of States and Frontier Regions (Safron), National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) and provincial government of Khybar Pakhtunkhawa (KPK) are collaborating for providing basic facilities to IDPs in camps like clean drinking water, fans, electricity, washrooms and security.

National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) has handed over 2000 tents to Fata Disaster Management Authority (FDMA) for distribution among IDPs.

The two camps set up for IDPs in Bannu district and the adjoining Frontier Region are still empty as IDPs preferred to arrange accommodation on their own or put up with host families.

According to an NDMA official, transport has also been arranged to carry IDPs from border to the relief camps. He said that IDPs would also be given Ramzan Package during the holy month of fasting. The federal govt has provide Rs.500 million out of which Rs.350 million has already be released for providing accommodation to 70,000 people  in FCR areas.

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