BISP distributes Rs25b among one million flood-affected families
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Under the Benazir Income Support Program (BISP), 25 billion rupees have been distributed to more than 1 million flood-affected families, reported 24NewsHD TV Channel on Friday.
Under flood relief cash assistance, Rs 25,000 per family is being provided to the flood survivor units of Balochistan, Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, and Punjab.
According to BISP, as many as 127,567 flood-affected families in Balochistan have received 3.19 billion rupees. Rs15 billion have been distributed among 600,150 families of Sindh, Rs3.7 billion among 122,882 families of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, and Rs4.27 billion among 151,041 families of Punjab.
As many as 9,120 flood-affected families have received cash assistance from various camps set up in flood-affected areas of Balochistan, Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, and Punjab on September 16 (today), BISP added.
Reporter: Waqas Azeem