An interview with Public Information Officer UNHCR
During an interview Public information officer “UNHCR” tells that UNHCR is working on facilitation of a particular community of Dera Ghazi Khan. People are living either in boats or small huts. These people do not have any facilities and their employment is through selling fish and making baskets, they don’t even have ID cards. She says, “UNHCR is planning to provide one room shelter, ID card and land to these people, if work is done according to plan it will be completed soon”.
Affected living in IBA camp Sukkur are having problems due to rainfall
Many people from affected areas migrated to other districts after flood; right now many people whom migrated to sukkur are living in camps. These people complain that due to current rainfall they are suffering from many infections, insect bites and snake bites are common. EDO revenue says, “Government has closed all camps, people must go back to their respective districts to get help, we cannot help them here”.
German Red Cross is building paka houses in Thatta
Residents of Taluka Bathoro district Thatta say, “They are very happy and satisfied after getting paka houses from an NGO German Red Cross. Team leader of this shelter project says, “The base is 4 feet deep made of bricks walls are 10 feet high and 9 inch thick. There is a kitchen and veranda whereas roof is made of tears and girders; they are useful in case of emergency situation also”.
Flood victims need shelter in village Moosa Puso of UC siranee district Badin
Flood affected of Badin complain that after one year of flood they are still living in plastic tents whereas some people are living in open. These people are burning in the heat of sun; they are also facing food and water shortage. People living in open are demanding for temporary shelter and resources to build permanent house which was destroyed by disaster.
Water level has risen in different rivers and canals of Pakistan
According to irrigation department water level has raised in different rivers and canals of Pakistan. Flood Chief Engineer says, “Water level will rise in river Sutlej in coming days”.