Rainfall becomes beneficial for cotton, sugarcane and fodder
During an interview Deputy District officer Agriculture Tehsil Jatoi tells about the present condition of agriculture sector in his area. He says, “Rainfall has facilitated growth of cotton crop, sugarcane and Fodder (chara) for animals, rain water has fulfilled the requirement of urea for these crops. After rain moisture has occurred due to which pests are attacking these crops. He further tells about the proper usage of spray.
Water shortage in Dera Ghazi Khan
Residents of district Tonsa Sharif complain that they are having many problems due to pure water shortage. Many people are suffering from various infections such as typhoid, diarrhea and hepatitis. “Qatar Charity” is providing pure water facilities in flood affected areas. Social Organizer of this organization says, “Hand pumps have been inserted in about 4 UC’s of DG Khan, application has been given for approval, work will be started as soon as it is approved”.
People are getting awareness through program Nawin Rah
Program Nawin Rah is providing awareness about health and hygiene, agriculture, vaccination for livestock, water purification, diseases and many other fields through radio sets. People say, “They have learned a lot of things through this program and it has changed their lives”.
An interview of Dr. Fasial Bari National emergency coordinator Food and Agriculture Organization
During an interview Dr. Faisal Bari National emergency coordinator FAO of UNO tells about the services of his organization in flood affected areas of Sindh. He explains, “A large number of families were given seed and fertilizer, medicine for their live stock and 10000 rupees. Shelter and vaccination facility was given to people and animals also. FAO has a contingency planning in case of possible flood”.
Voices raised through program Naun Jiaypo are effective for both people and organizations
CRSS has played its role by presenting program Nao Jiaypo which is broadcasted by Radio Pakistan on FM radio stations. People have gained a lot of knowledge about health issues, nutrition etc from early recovery phase to current projects in affected areas of Sindh. Officials of organizations say, “We came to know many things through program Nao Jiaypo and other radio and media channels about Idps, their location and problems”.