Crisis Communication Centre Flood, 2011 Daily report

Islamabad: The recently inaugurated Crisis Communication Centre Flood, 2011 set at PID, by Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting started functioning on 21/09/2011. In its first 24 hours of working, it received 92 calls.

The callers appreciated the setting up of a cell with a Toll Free number (0800-786-00) to facilitate the general public. Queries about relief work provided by NDMA were answered by officers on duty.

Individual donors inquired about local centres and PM’s account no. where they could deposit donation.

A little girl Kinza, from Pakpattan called to donate money collected at her school. A few callers also called from Sanghar and Badin requesting to speed up relief work.

For more information, contact:
Haji Ahmed Malik
Principal Information Officer
Press Information Department (PID)
Tel: +9251 925 2323 and +9251 925 2324
Fax: +9251 925 2325 and +9251 925 2326