Wednesday, November 14, 2012

If you are in United States and affected by Sandy Storm - chances are you wont qualify for insurance coverage from flooding ! - You wish you were in Pakistan - where UNDP/SMEDA gives checks $$$ for flood victims !

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UNDP/SMEDA distributes cheques among flood affectees

Timergara—The Small and Medium Enterprises Development Authority (SMEDA) on Sunday distributed cheques worth of Rs 1.5 million among the short listed candidates hailing from the Timergara Union council who were affected by flash floods in 2010. A function in this regard was held here at a local hotel. District Coordinator of the SMEDA’s Early Recovery Project (ERP) Ms Noor Zeba distributed cheques among 93 ladies and 25 male residents whose businesses had suffered due to floods.

Briefing local journalists ERP coordinator for Dir Lower Adnan Afridi said that SMEDA had launched its early recovery project in the area with the financial support of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) since September 2011 in order to reinvigorate and stimulate the flood affected businesses and livelihood activities. He said the authority had been engaged in the area since then during which multiple activities had been completed.

He said that Rs 1.5 million were distributed among the flood affected people of Timergara on Sunday during a ceremony which was attended by notables of the area and community members.

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