Relief Operations for IDPs

CARE AND WELFARE ACTIVITIES OF CUSTOMS HEALTH CARE SOCIETY (CHCS) IN THE EARTHQUAKE AFFECTED AREAS OF CHITRAL AND SHANGLA (26TH OCTOBER TO UPDATE)

The update on relief activities of CHCS in the earthquake affected areas with effect from 26th October to update is given as under:- i) Distribution of food supplies among 1,000 families of earthquake affectees in Chitral and Shangla. ii) Distribution of 600 quilts and 2,000 jackets and as many clothes among the affectees in Chitral and Shangla. iii) Distribution of 2,000 gift packs among the children. iv) Conduct of several medical and relief camps in the affected areas. v) Checkup and treatment of 3,000 patients including injured and affected with acute and chronic diseases. vi) Distribution of 100 family size tents and 300 Tarpaulins among the affectees in Chitral and Shangla. vii) Start of Apna Ghar Housing Project in the affected areas in which construction of Houses has been started. viii) Provision of corrugated steel sheets for the completion of houses in Chitral.

UPDATE ON CARE AND WELFARE ACTIVITIES OF CUSTOMS HEALTH CARE SOCIETY FOR DROUGHT STRICKEN POPULATION OF THAR (MARCH 2014 TO DECEMBER 2015)

In the wake of shortage / scarcity of water, the CHCS has embarked upon the work of digging of new wells in the drought hit areas. The 150 wells / hand pumps so far completed are providing clean drinking water to thousands of people as well as animals of Thar on daily basis. 2. The details of medical and relief work so far undertaken by the teams of CHCS in drought hit areas of Tharparkar is given as under:- i) Completion of 100 wells of sweet, hygienic and fresh water in different Goths of Thar. The work on 20 wells is in progress. ii) Establishment of four clinics which are providing medical help on regular basis. iii) Establishment of two Sewing and Stiching Centers for women in Diplo and Navankot, Mitthi in order to provide them livelihood. iv) Distribution of Cash. iii) Treatment of 200,000 patients since March 2014 in drought stricken areas of Tharparkar. iv) Continued supply and Distribution of Relief goods including ration worth millions of rupees. v) Installation of deep bore 10 hand pumps. vi) Customs Health Care Society Primary School, Tharparkar. 3. The relief work by the Customs Health Care Society (CHCS) for the drought stricken people of Thar will Insha Allah is still continuing without any break.

Care and Welfare of affectees of Attababad Lake, Hunza

The medical teams of Customs Health Care Society reached Gilgit and Hunza during the moths of May and June 2010, conducted Medical Camps in affected areas of Shiskat, Gilmit, Passu, Hussaini for IDPS, examined and treated more that 15000 patients. Relief goods worth 5 million were also distributed. The Welfare teams of the Society remained in the affected areas till July 2010 and helped the population by all means. Uniform and stationery items were also provided to the schools established for the IDPs Childern of affectees of the Attabad Lake Hunza.

CARE AND WELFARE OF IDPS OF SWAT AND SOUTH WAZIRISTAN

The medical & relief teams of the society rose to the occasion and provided all type of help to the IDPs of Swat, Malakand & South Waziristan. The relief operations were stared during the 2nd week of May 2009 and still continuing (April 2010). The teams of the Society were the first to reach Buner and Swat after the military operation ended. The last visit to Swat was made on 5th Feb 2010. More than 50,000 patients have been treated so far and relief goods worth Rs.25 Million distributed among the IDPs. Lahore-Swat maternity Home established for the 25% pregnant women among the IDPs in Takhtbahi, Mardan, Khyber Pukhtoon khwa is still working and providing medical help to the poor and needy women and children. Hundreds of IDPs women gave birth to their babies at the centre. First baby born at the centre in June 2009 was named as Muhammad Musafir (the travelers) Khan.

UPDATE ON CARE AND WELFARE ACTIVITIES OF CUSTOMS HEALTH CARE SOCIETY FOR IDPs OF NORTH WAZIRISTAN IN BANNU, KHYBER PAKHTOON KHWA.

Provision of immediate medical and relief supplies to the IDPs of North Waziristan was the main objective of the care and welfare team of Customs Health Care Society (CHCS). Seeing this emergent need, Customs Health Care Society first of all established a medical clinic in Miryan, Bannu which is located only one kilometer away from border of North Waziristan. This clinic has been provided medical facilities to the IDPs as well as the local population since 1st June, 2014. Besides this, the medical team of (CHCS) was immediately rushed to Bannu with ambulance, mobile hospital and relief goods to help the IDPs. 2. The details of medical and relief work so far undertaken by the teams of the Customs Health Care Society (CHCS) in Bannu for the IDPs of North Waziristan is given as under:- i) Establishment of Two clinics / maternity home in Miryan, Bannu. ii) Mobile Medical and Relief Camps. iii) Treatment of 35,000 patients. iv) Distribution of Relief goods (food items, clothes, mosquitoes nets, water coolers, plastic sheets 2,000 gifts packs for children, etc.) worth 10 millions of rupees. v) Arrangement of the water supply in IDPs camps. vi) Ramzan Ration Package for 2,000 families. vii) Distribution of Eid Gifts, new cloths and shoes among IDPs. viii) Provision of 500 Solar Energy and battery fitted fans in order to combat scorching heat and load shedding. ix) Celebration of Eid with IDPs and distribution of sweets. Eid Mela and Eid Daster Khwan for IDPs in Bannu. x) Celebration of Independence Day with IDPs.
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