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US will help flood affected Balochistan

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Displaced flood affected children receive food at a camp. -AP Photo
QUETTA: US Consul General based in Karachi William Martin said that the US will help to rehabilitate flood affected areas of Balochistan.

While speaking to media persons at Quetta airport after his aerial survey, Martin said that US will help in rehabilitation efforts in Balochistan.

Twelve districts of Balochistan are badly affected. Due to floods and torrential rains, at least 2.5 lacs peoples have been directly affected. 

The floods in Balochistan started from Barkhan, where 50 people died.

Thousands of flood victims are stranded in Naseerabad, Jafarabad, and Sibi and are in need of food, tents and medicines.

Chief Minister Balochistan Nawab Aslam Raisani already declared affected districts as calamity prone areas. -DawnNews

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Tags: balochistan relief work united states monsoon floods 

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