Rs 18.25 bln disbursed among 724,000 flood hit families so far

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Minister for Poverty Alleviation and Social Safety, Shazia Marri says a total 18.25 billion rupees has been disbursed among the 724,000 flood hit families so far under the Flood Relief Cash Assistance.

In a series of tweets, she said Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif had announced immediate flood relief of 25,000 rupees to each affected family in the wake of devastation caused by the catastrophic floods.

Shazia Marri said thousands of people are benefiting from this cash relief being disbursed per family every day at the camp site set up by the BISP.

Source: Radio Pakistan