Relief Fund for IDPs

In the wake of “Zarb-e-Azab” operation launched by Pakistan Army on June 15, 2014 in North Waziristan Agency about 1 million people have left their homes, properties, livestock, assets, and are now dwelling under tough circumstances. Most of the Displaced People have moved to District Bannu of KPK and other parts of the country.

Steps Taken

Government of the Punjab showed an abrupt response to the desolated situation of the IDPs and took the following steps:

Relief Fund

  • To lessen the desolations of displaced peoples, Government of the Punjab has opened a donation account titled as “CM’s Relief Fund for the IDPs” of North Waziristan with seed money of Rs. 500 million for the IDPs.
  • Members of Punjab’s Provincial Assembly have donated one month salary for the IDPs

Relief Goods

  • Initially, Government of the Punjab handed over 1st consignment of  50 trucks of Relief good to Commissioner Bannu on June 25, 2014
  • To date the Punjab government has provided 190 trucks of  following relief items
  • Tents
  • Atta (20 kg Bags)
  • Rice (20 Kg Bags)
  • Dates (60 Tons)
  • Fodder (12 Kg Bags)
  • Sewing Machines
  • Eid Gift Package
  • Field Hospital
  • Anti-Snake Venom
  • Water Purification Plant
  • Charpoys
  • Pedestal Fans
  • Water Tanks (Full Size)
  • Electric Water Cooler
  • Wheel Chairs
  • Gas cylinder with stoves

Financial Assistance Program

To minimize the gloom of IDPs, Government of the Punjab launched a Financial Assistance Program (FAP) on July 14, 2014 with the collaboration of Bank of Punjab and ZONG. Under the program an amount of PKR. 7000 is being provided monthly to each family. To meet this purpose, the Chief Minster Punjab constituted a committee for cash disbursement to the IDPs under the chairmanship of Chief Secretary Punjab.

How to Donate

Please come forward and donate generously in the account to mitigate the sufferings of IDPs of North Waziristan Agency. We will ensure the transparent, equitable and accountable disbursement of every penny to the DPs of North Waziristan.
Funds can be deposited at any 334 branches of The Bank of Punjab across Pakistan.
From within Pakistan
CM Relief Fund for IDPs of North Waziristan
Account number # CD 004731-000-2
The Bank of the Punjab Branch code 008
From outside Pakistan
CM Relief Fund for IDPs of North Waziristan
IBAN # PK28BPUN0080020047310002