Possible monsoon flooding: all arrangements in place

ISLAMABAD: The arrangements to tackle flood situations in the monsoon have been completed, inhabitants adjoining low lying areas, Korang Nullah, and Sawan Nullah have been directed to be aware of any situation. The administration, in collaboration with the CDA and other related departments have completed the flood protection arrangements to deal with any possible floods in capital during the monsoon season. The Civil Defence assistant commissioner and local govt, along with rural development and union council’s staff have carried a survey of the rural areas, canals, nullah and low-lying areas and the inhabitants have been directed to be prepared of any disaster situation. The administration has also imposed ban on swimming for two months in rivers, dams, and canals. A control room for better coordination between all departments has also been established in the office of additional deputy commissioner general, Islamabad. While vaccination campaign to protect from seasonal and water borne diseases has also been announced by the District Health Department and arrangements in this regard are also being accomplished. 

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