Hamid Khan said the project has been initiated while keeping in view the devastations
caused by natural calamities especially floods every year, adding that under the project the local communities would be enabled to mitigate the impact of disasters by taking certain precautionary measures.
He said devastations
caused by recent floods have no example in history.
In this context, Kaira said that international community should right off loans of Pakistan in this critical situation because at one hand the country is waging war against terrorism and on the other hand flood devastations
pose a great challenge.
KARACHI, August 31, 2010 (Frontier Star): President Asif Ali Zardari has called a high level meeting at Karachi on September 02 to deliberate on flood devastations
KARACHI, September 03, 2010 (Balochistan Times ): Special meeting of Sindh cabinet has been cabinet Saturdays evening in chief minister house to review the devastations
caused by floods and President Asif Ali Zardari will also attend the meeting.
She said that not only the government and institutions can steer the Pakistan out from flood devastations
but international community has to play vital role in this regard.
ISLAMABAD, September 02, 2010 (Balochistan Times): Ongoing flood devastations
in Sindh province is underway as tehsil Khairpur Nathan Shah is being seen on rapid evacuation as fast roaring deluges are heading to wreak anticipated havoc in the area.
He also said that WAPDA had to face approximately Rs 3 billion loss owing to flood devastations
across the country adding that owing to flash floods about 14 million acre feet water would be swept into sea.
KARACHI, August 31, 2010 (Balochistan Times): President Asif Ali Zardari has called a high level meeting at Karachi on September 02 to deliberate on flood devastations
LAHORE, August 16, 2010 (Frontier Star): Chief Minister Punjab Mian Shahbaz Sharif said that Punjab government has banned Iftar and Eid ceremonies owing to prevailing flood devastations
in the province.
He also said that the government will conduct survey of devastations
of flood-hit areas with the assistance of World-bank to compensate the flood affectees.
Pervez Elahi has alleged that flood devastations
was due to inefficiency of chief minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif.