Agreements signed for livelihood support in rural Sindh's flood: hit areas.

KARACHI -- The Sindh Flood Emergency Rehabilitation Project (SFERP) signed two agreements with the National Rural Support Programme (NRSP) and the Sindh Rural Support Organization (SRSO) to engage the mass social mobilisation partners for the provision of livelihood support amounting to $75 million for the affected people of flood: hit areas in rural Sindh. The women and elderly people will be preferred to carry out restoration activities and will be given a chance to participate in local rehabilitation. These two organizations will assist in the disbursement of funds to the communities under this scheme in a transparent manner.

This programme is designed to assist the severely flood: affected communities to enable them to earn a livelihood by engaging semi: skilled and unskilled labourers for the rehabilitation of urgent basic services, including a...

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