Drought-hit Thar victims migrate to other places, some await relief goods
THAR: The exodus of drought-stricken people from Tharparkar to other parts of the province is continuing to take place, while some affected families are still in the district, desperately awaiting the relief goods, ARY News reported on Sunday.
Relief activities in the affected district are also underway alongside, however, the deteriorating health condition of the victims continues to the haunt the government authorities.
Only 400 wheat sacks could be distributed among the affectees, out total 10, 410 bags. The treatment of children at a camp of Pakistan Army is also going on.
Chief Minister Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah will preside over an important today (Sunday), in this regard.
Rescue teams of the Pakistan Army also reached the drought-hit Tharparkar, where over 41 children died of pneumonia and malnutrition.
Food and medicines have been distributed amongst the people under the supervision of General Officer Commanding (GOC) Hyderabad Garrison, Major General Inaam.
Sindh Rangers have also established three relief camps in border town of Nagarparkar and Deeplo.
Meanwhile, Information Minister Sindh Sharjeel Inam Memon has also taken notice of reports regarding collection of token money on distribution of wheat sacks.