ISLAMABAD - Minister for Information and Broadcasting Qamar Zaman Kaira said on Monday the provinces had not proposed names of their representatives for the National Oversight Disaster Management Council (NODMC) established by the Prime Minister. Addressing a press conference, Kaira said that 1.4 million children of affected areas would be vaccinated in two phases, adding that in the first phase .07 million children would be vaccinated in 40 flood-affected districts. Government would spend Rs 961 million on the vaccination, he informed. To a question regarding calamity-hit areas, the Minister said that provincial Governments had been asked to give list of calamity-hit districts and Sindh had already sent names in that regard. When asked about giving compensation to the flood-affected people, Kaira said that after the completion of registration work, the process of giving compensations would be started saying the affected people would be issued cards. Giving the details of losses, he said that 1645 deaths had been confirmed while 2479 persons got injured as a result of floods. About 12,37493 houses were damaged by the floods while 13,49343 people were rescued, he maintained. Talking about road network damages, he said that work on some other roads as N-65 Quetta road and M-8 could not be started due to the fact that some localities were submerged in floodwaters. While Torkham to Karachi section of N-5, Indus Highway N-55, Grand Trunk Road, M-5 Madin, KKH Jaglot-Skardu road, M-65 Jaccobbabad-Sukkhur were operational, he said. Furthermore, the minister said that water was receding at Guddu and Sukkur barrages but water at Kotri downstream would flow at high level. However, he informed that the high flood situation would remain in Kotri during next few days. Talking about foreign aid, Kaira said that the foreign aid from Jordon, Saudi Arabia, European Union, Kuwait, United Arab Emirates, and Kuwait was dispensed on Monday and the process would continue. Foreign medical missions of different counties including Jordon, Sri Lanka, Turkey, Palestine, Indonesia, Saudi Arabia, Bangladesh, and Australia are operating in different flood-hit areas to ensure complete medical cover. To yet another question, the minster said that 3.3 million tons of medicine had been dispatched to the provinces.