Saudi Arabia launches Winter Relief Package for Pakistani flood affectees
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Under the banner of the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre, Saudi Arabia has started the process of distributing of 'Winter Relief Package' for flood victims in Pakistan.
According to the 24News HD TV channel, the Saudi Arabia Embassy in Pakistan said in its statement on Monday that the deadly floods have affected 33 million people in the Islamic brother country.
The Saudi embassy said the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre is engaged in providing emergency aid to the flood-hit areas of Pakistan to help the affected people cope with the disaster.
The embassy said Saudi Arabia's winter package is being distributed in 14 districts including Ganche, Skardu, Nagar, Astor, Ghazar, Chitral, Swat, Deerbala, Mansehra, Dera Ismail Khan, Dadu, Jamshoro, and Qamber Shahdadkot.
The winter package includes 50,000 quilts and 25,000 winter kits. Apart from this, the relief packages include warm shawls and clothes for men, women, and children.
The embassy also said that the winter relief package of the King Salman Centre is being transparently distributed with the help of the National Disaster Management Development Authority (NDMA) and the provincial governments of Sindh, Gilgit-Biltistan, and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
The Saudi Arabian Embassy in Pakistan also said that in total, more than 1,75,000 people will benefit from this winter relief package of the King Salman Centre.