Aluminum sheets distributes among flood effectees
CHITRAL: A Karachi-based non-governmental organization has
offered the flood affected people of Chitral to provide them with
aluminum sheets as per their needs for the construction of their
homes which had been hit by the flash floods.
In an aid-giving ceremony held here on Friday, the focal person of
Iqra Welfare International Trust Pakistan, Maulana Khaleequz Zaman
said that keeping in view the widespread devastations in the
aftermath of flash floods in the length and breadth of Chitral, the
organization had decided to provide the much needed construction
material free of cost to the affected.
He advised the affected people to raise the walls of their newly
homes and contact the organizationís district offices to get the
aluminum sheets who will be readily obliged after verification on
On this occasion, aluminum sheets were distributed among the
affected people of the flood-devastated areas of Reshun, Garam
Chashma, Muzhgole, Saht and Mori by district nazim Maghfirat Shah
who was chief guest on the occasion.
Speaking on the occasion, the district nazim said that the floods
had rendered more than two thousand families of Chitral homeless
completely or partially and the provision of proper shelter for
them before the advent of winter season posed a real problem to the
government having very meager resources.
He said that it was not possible to live in tents in the winter
season when the area receives snow fall for many days continuously
while reconstruction of their homes was not shortly possible for
the affected people without support from outside.
Mr. Shah eulogized the efforts of the organization and its patron
Qari Faizullah Chitrali for rushing to the rescue of the affected
people by providing them with the much sought-after item of
aluminum sheet in the construction and it enabled and encouraged a
large number of them to launch the reconstruction work.
Addressing on this occasion, the district naib nazim Maulana Abdul
Shakoor and tehsil nazim Chitral Maulana Muahammad Ilyas asked the
other NGOs to follow the organization and extend their all out help
to the affected people by providing some other items of the
They advised the affected people to avail the lavish offer of the
organization and speed up the construction of their damaged homes
so that they could shift from tents to the homes before snow fall