PESHAWAR Director General of Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) Shakeel Qadir Khan has said that an estimated amount Rs 21 billion would be required for next one year for the reconstruction of damaged buildings in Malakand Division. Addressing a press conference here at Peshawar Press Club on Sunday, he said that they had projected that a huge amount of approximately Rs 21 billion would be spent in the next one year on the reconstruction of damaged government buildings such as schools, colleges, dispensaries, basic health units and roads in Malakand Division. He was of the view that they had estimated that almost Rs 86 billion would be the total cost of the damages, which caused owing to militancy in the region, adding that they were working on war footings to give maximum assistance to people of Malakand Division. The DG of PDMA Shakeel Qadir Khan said that, so far, the federal government had released Rs 12 billion. However, Rs 6.5 billion, Rs 5.5 billion and Rs 2 billion would be spent on the reconstruction of houses, educational institutions and health centres in the affected areas respectively. He said that various donor agencies had made various commitments of financial aids for Malakand Division, however, so far, a little had been released, adding a total of Rs 86.215 billion, Rs 70.323 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Rs 15.891 bilion in FATA was the overall damages reported under the damaged need assessment. To a question, he said that, so far, housing survey had not been started in Shangla district, adding that not more that 80 houses would have damaged in the district and now it was an easy task for the skilled staff of the PDMA. He dispelled the impression that the Hunza lake would affect certain districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and said that there was no chances affecting Kohistan and Shangla districts, as these districts was laid height, adding the provincial government was prepared for any emergency. He said that the provincial government had already dispatched financial aid and ration to the families of Shangla and Kohistan district that were feared to be affected, however, he was confident that it would not affected the province.