Karachi: The provincial authorities has declared 20 districts of Sindh, together with Karachi, as catastrophe areas because of rain disasters.
According to the official notification issued by the Relief Commissioner, all 6 districts of Karachi, Hyderabad Dadu, Thatta, Sujawal, Badin, Matiari, Jamshoro, Tando Muhammad Khan, Tando Allahyar, Mirpur Khas, Umerkot, Tharparkar districts have been declared catastrophe. While Shaheed Benazirabad and Sanghar districts have additionally been declared disaster-hit because of rains.
According to the notification, the Deputy Commissioners of the districts declared as catastrophe areas will survey the injury attributable to rains. After the survey, the losses of the affected districts shall be compensated.