ISLAMABAD – The government has so for registered 227,049 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) affected due to ongoing operation in North Waziristan with the help of the National Database Registration Authority (NADRA).
According to latest official data available on Saturday, the government registered 15,757 families including 56,214 males, 70,465 females and 100,370 children. Four Rehabilitation Centers have been established at Dera Ismail Khan, Laki Marwat, Bannu and Tank where IDPs would be processed through the verification of NADRA, according to officials.
A Control Room had also been established in the Ministry of States and Frontier Region to provide rehabilitation services for the IDPs that was working round-the-clock and providing every type of information. A cash amount of Rs. 12,000 was being paid to every IDP family for food assistance and NADRA was verifying them one by one at the established centers.
With the increasing number of IDPs from the North Waziristan agency in the ongoing operation, the government had expedited its efforts for providing them every possible support. The majority of the people leaving their homes from the North Waziristan were moving towards Bannu district and its surroundings areas.
The government and its functionaries are fully alive to the situation and providing every type of assistance to the IDPs including all the basic necessities at the IDPs camps including electricity, water and medical facilities.