The Disaster Management and Mitigation Unit (DMMU) says officers have been deployed to deliver aid to the flood victims in Kaputa District in Northern Province.
Speaking in an interview with ZANIS in Lusaka yesterday DMMU Chief Communications Officer Rachael Chama said the officers have been sent to Kaputa District, where they are expected to distribute relief packages to the affected households.
Ms Chama stressed that DMMU has packaged tents, mealie meal, and chlorine which will be distributed to the affected households.
She explained that department has been active and responsive towards aiding families in Luapula and Northern provinces, with relief aid, who have been hard hit in with the occurring floods.
And Ms Chama said the officers have attended to most of the affected districts in the two named provinces, with Kaputa expected to receive their own share by Friday this week.
She explained that other recently affected districts such as Mungwi, Chilubi, Samfya and Mpulungu have already been aided.
Earlier this week, Kaputa Area Member of Parliament Maxas Ng’onga appealed to DMMU, to provide assistance to the flood victims in his constituency.
Kaputa District is one of the districts in Northern Province which experienced severe flooding at Mofwe crossing point on the Mporokoso to Mununga road.