20 persons were killed, 60 injured while 236 villages were devastated as Flash Floods hit Dera Ismail District, a report issued by the Deputy Commissioner said.
A report issued by Deputy Commissioner D I Khan Nasrullah Khan states that so far the flash floods and hill torrents hurtling down Koh-e-Sulaiman Mountain Range and South Waziristan Hills devastated 236 villages of Dera Ismail Khan District while 20 persons lost their lives in the entire District.
According to the report, 60 people sustained injuries in the entire Dera Ismail Khan District out of which 33 hails from Tehsil D I Khan, 9 belongs to Tehsil Prova, 3 residents of Tehsil Daraban, 4 people of Tehsil Paharpur, 1 of Tehsil Kulachi and 10 residents of Tehsil Darazinda.
The report further states that, a total of 25251 houses were affected by flood out of which 9654 houses were partially damaged while 15597 houses were completely destroyed.
The report said, a total of 9395 livestock perished in the entire D I Khan District, 450 livestock perished in Tehsil D I Khan, 75 Livestock perished in Tehsil Prova, 115 in Tehsil Daraban, 7500 in Tehsil Paharpur, 830 in Tehsil Kulachi while 425 livestock perished in Tehsil Darazinda, respectively.
Informing about the effect of flash floods on standing crops it is stated in the report that 58,549 Acres agricultural land in Tehsil D I Khan, 98, 367 Acres agricultural land in Tehsil Prova, 33, 440 Acres in Tehsil Paharpur, 328 Acres in Tehsil Daraban while an agricultural land of 2,922 Acres affected by the Flash Floods which is totally 193, 606 Acres Agricultural Land.
Informing about the relief operations the report said, the district administration distributed 4,604 tents, 3,500 mosquito nets, 1,200 pillows 2,100 kitchen sets, 620 quilts, 2,450 mattresses, 1,150 water coolers, 75 life jackets, 1,400 plastic sheets, 350 Jerry Cans, 2,920 Tarpaulin Sheet, 650 Hygiene Kits to the flood affectees.
The District Administration of D I Khan set up relief camps at Government Degree College (GDC) Prova, Government Higher Secondary School (GHSS) Ramak, Rural Health Center (RHC) Kirri Shamozai, Government High School Naivelanin Prova Tehsil.
In Daraban Tehsil, relief camps were set up at Government Higher Secondary School (GHSS) Daraban, Government High School Saggu while in Kulachi Tehsil, a relief camp was set up at Tehsil Headquarters Hospital (THQ) Kulachi.
Similarly, in Darazinda tehsil, a relief camp was set up at Government Degree College (Boys) Darazinda while a relief camp was also set up at Ratta Kulachi Sports Complex in D I Khan Tehsil.