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CONTROL ROOM FOR FLASH FLOODS ESTABLISHES AT BISP HQs

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 On the directions of Federal Minister for Poverty Alleviation and Social Safety / Chairperson Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) Ms. Shazia Marri, a “Control Room for Flash Floods 2022” has been established at BISP headquarters for coordination and disbursement of Government Emergency Cash Assistance to the affectees of flash floods 2022 across the country.

The said Control Room will be fully operational from tomorrow, 26th August 2022. People can visit BISP headquarters or contact at 051-9246312 from 08:00 AM to 07:00 PM for the assistance and other related information.

Mr. Muhammad Khalifa, Director (Field Operations) BISP will monitor and oversee the whole activities of the control room. He may also be contacted at 051-9246352.

Moreover 97 campsites have also been established for the disbursement of financial aid to the flood affectees of Balochistan. In order to get registered in the Emergency Cash Assistance programme, the affected families would need to SMS CNIC number on 8171.

Once the eligibility SMS is received from 8171 the emergency cash can be collected from the nearest payment center.

The staff of Benazir Income Support Programme is present at the campsites established in flood affected areas and is monitoring to ensure the transparent disbursement of financial aid.

The administration of BISP has canceled the holidays of BISP staff with the instructions to fully coordinate and facilitate the flood affectees in their respective regions.

170 campsites have been established for the disbursement of financial aid to the flood affectees of Sindh and from Friday 26th August 2022 the disbursement of emergency cash will be started.

Those flood affected families who have still not registered themselves are advised to immediately SMS their CNIC number on 8171 to check their eligibility status for the financial assistance

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