KARACHI: The Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA), Sindh, Director General Sayed Salman Shah has said the relief activities in drought-affected districts are in full swing and indigent are catered to for their needs. In this regard, the PDMA Sindh has so far provided ration bags to 53,000 family of which 27000 ration bags delivered to the indigent in Tharparkar, 10,000 in Umerkot, 8,000 in Sanghar and 8,000 families got these ration bags in district Khairpur.
While giving details about relief operations with respect to supply of edibles to the drought-hit people in different districts, the DG, PDMA said that so far 253,580 families in Tharparkar, 11,120 families in Sanghar, 29,578 in Umerkot and 5600 families in Khairpur district have been provided 50-kg wheat bags each by the district Administration concerned.
With regard to providing of health care facilities among the people of these drought-hit districts, he said that 163,814 persons and children have so far been treated in various fixed and mobile hospitals and 3,732,418 cattlehead have also been treated and vaccinated.
He said the PDMA at its head office in Karachi is working round the clock.
MS NADIA GABOL EXPRESSED SHOCK OVER RAMPANT CASES OF SEXUAL ASSAULT IN SINDH
KARACHI: The Coordinator to Chief Minister of Sindh for Human Rights Ms. Nadia Gabol has expressed shock over rampant cases of sexual assault with minor girls in Sindh and pressed for strong action to check such barbaric incidents.
In a statement, Ms Nadia Gabol has also taken serious notice of brutal and heinous rape cases occurred in District Badin and Karachi.
She expressed sympathy with the grieved family and ensured every possible legal assistance by Human Rights department to bring the perpetrators to justice.
She regretted that the killing of a 12-year old girl student, Muqaddas D/O Ghulam Mustafa by a religious cleric with its accompanies in a village Khush Muhammad Arain of District Badin speaks volume of deteriorating condition of Human Rights in rural areas.
She also criticized and condemned the killing of a 16-year old wife of Budal Shah Alias Shareef Shah on a minor dispute in District Badin.
She directed the SSP Badin to submit detailed reports and ensure arrest of all culprits in both cases.
Beside this, Ms Nadia Gabol has also expressed grief and sorrow over the killing of a 9-year old girl Sadaf D/O Khalid after raped by two man namely Amjad and Khalid in Khamoso Goth, New Karachi Industrial Area.
She told that these types of incidents are one of the worst examples of brutality and mental sickness and it creates insecurity among the innocent citizens especially in rural areas.
She informed that the Human Rights department of Sindh has been working on prevention of these kinds of incidents by arranging awareness seminars, public gathering and training courses especially for the people of rural areas.
She appealed to the prominent scholars, writers, poets and journalists to play their role in creating awareness in their respective areas and take necessary measures on their own behalf to control such brutal incidents.