Flood report to be presented at UN on Sept 19

The officials of the United Nations are preparing a document regarding the losses caused by the floods in Pakistan as well as the requirements for the rehabilitation.

The document would be presented at the UN Headquarters on September 19.

This was stated by the UN Secretary General’s Special Envoy for Assistance to Pakistan, Jean Maurice Rupert, in a meeting with the Sindh Governor, Dr. Ishrat ul Ebad Khan, at the Governor House here, says a statement on Thursday.

The UN officials and Sindh Secretary Agriculture, Agha Jan Akhtar, were also present on the occasion.

Jean said that the delegations of the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) would also arrive soon to assess the situation and present their report so that the required relief could be arranged.

He appreciated the activation of all segments of the society in the province of Sindh for help to the flood affectees.

Jean hoped that the efforts of the Sindh Governor for coordinating the public private partnership would prove to be fruitful.

Dr. Ishart ul Ebad emphasised the formulation of a comprehensive master plan for the rehabilitation of the flood affectees.

He said that all relief and rehabilitation activities should be under the master plan so that the desired results could be achieved.

He stated that the floods have caused unprecedented devastation in Sindh and other parts of the country.