thenews.com.pk 19 Sep, 2020 06:00 am

Rehabilitation of rain-hit people to cost Rs67b, Sindh tells UN

Rehabilitation of rain-hit people to cost Rs67b, Sindh tells UN
KARACHI: The Sindh government has estimated the initial requirement of around Rs67 billion to rehabilitate 2.48 million rain-affected people in Sindh and pay them compensation for the loss of lives,...

Other than breadwinners, 63 others also died due to the rains and the total compensation to be paid to their families would be Rs18,900,000 at the rate of Rs300,000 each.The rains caused serious injuries to 86 persons and their compensation had been estimated at Rs8,600,000 at the rate of Rs100,000 each.Similarly, the reconstruction of 5,729 pacca houses collapsed during rains would cost Rs1,145,800,000 at the rate of Rs200,000 each house, it was told.The repair of 10,504 partially-damaged pacca houses would cost around Rs1,050,400,000 at the rate of Rs100,000 each.

The reconstruction of the 71,614 katcha houses that were destroyed would require a total of Rs7,161,400,000 at the rate of Rs100,000 each.Repair work for the 126,674 partially damaged katcha houses would cost Rs6,333,700,000 at the rate of Rs50,000 each.

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