PESHAWAR: The Provincial Disaster Management Authority had released Rs305 million funds to the administrations of 23 districts for payment of compensation to affected people during the monsoon rains.
According to an official communiqué issued here, Rs30 million were released for each district of Tank, Nowshera and DI Khan and Rs20 million for Karak and Mansehra.
Similarly, Rs15 million each were released to Buner, Kohat and Dir Lower and Rs10 to Dir Upper, Lakki Marwat, Chitral Upper, Shangla, Swabi, Swat, Bannu, South Waziristan, Abbottabad, Charsadda and Peshawar.
The PDMA has already provided relief and other goods to all district governments who are involved in distribution of relief amounts and goods among the flood affected people, it added.
The authority claimed that the district administrations have more than enough funds in their accounts and there would be no shortage of funds in provision of relief goods, payment of compensation amounts and for continuing relief and rescue activities in the affected districts.