LAHORE - WAPDA has established a relief camp at Chilas in Diamer District of GilgitBaltistan for providing relief to flood affectees. According to a press release issued here on Thursday, General Manager Land Acquisition and Resettlement along with his team consisting of 18 members participated in rehabilitation work. The team distributed food, dry ration and beddings in the area of Darail, Tangir and Thak valleys. Beds and blankets were air lifted by chopper to Gaisbala and Bonair valleys, which were cut off during the flash flood, the release added. Some participants of WAPDA relief camp had also taken part in physical work with the community in rebuilding the destroyed water channels and roads. The team of WAPDA relief camp also held a meeting with the Chief Secretary Gilgit-Baltistan who appreciated the efforts being taken by the team. Later, the participants of Jirga including Minister Health (Gilgit-Baltistan), ulemas and members of Dams Action Committee appreciated the flood relief efforts carried out by WAPDA in Diamer District. The seven members of the WAPDA flood relief camp team also worked in the local hospital to help injured flood victims who were air lifted from Gaisbala valley. They also distributed juices, sweets and fruits among the patients of District Headquarter Hospital, Chilas. It is pertinent to mention here that WAPDA is the first and the only organization, which has set up a relief camp in Diamer District, the release claimed. PMA to assist 500 flood-hit families A meeting of the Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) office-bearers held under the chairmanship of Prof Dr Yasmin Rashid on Thursday unanimously decided that the PMA would provide necessary facilities of life to 500 families of Kotli Mughlan Jampur till the time of their complete rehabilitation. The meeting decided that the PMA would continue its flood relief activities and in this context the Association sent 200 tents, food and medicines to Kotli Mughlan Jampur. The PMA has appealed to the philanthropists and doctors to donate generously for the camps of PMA.