Rain Affected people in Kaloi Taluka - Sindh Courier

Floods displace over 50000 people in Kaloi Taluka

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Rain Affected people in Kaloi Taluka - Sindh Courier
Villagers, displaced by floods in makeshift homes in Kaloi Taluka of Tharparkar- Photo by Thar Foundation/Sindh Courier

Several hundred people are sitting helpless on the roadsides leading from Naukot to Wango Morr

Thar Foundation arranges 2-time fresh food for 2000 people

By GR Junejo

Mithi: In the aftermath of devastating floods in parts of lower Sindh, more than 50,000 people were displaced who made makeshift shelters in Kaloi taluka of Tharparkar.

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Villagers, displaced by floods in makeshift homes in Kaloi Taluka of Tharparkar- Photo by Thar Foundation/Sindh Courier

In a long stretch, several hundred people are sitting helpless on the roadsides leading from Naukot to Wango Morr. They had left their flooded abodes with bare minimum essentials and livestock.

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Fresh food being cooked for displaced villagers – Photo by Thar Foundation/Sindh Courier
Medical Assistance by Thar Foundation for rain affected people - Sindh Courier
Medical assistance for rain-affected people – Photo by Thar Foundation/Sindh Courier

Thar Foundation arranged freshly cooked meals for 2000 people twice a day and primary health care through its mobile medical clinic. A team of Thar Foundation along with a number of local volunteers arranged cooking facility in a nearby village. Vehicles of Thar Foundation carry freshly cooked food packets and distribute in a disciplined manner while fully respecting self-esteem of the affected people.

Thar Foundation is striving to improve quality of life of people of Tharparkar through sustainable development initiatives. Thar Foundation had been supporting the communities of Tharparkar at the time of hardship. The Foundation had also actively participated in ration distribution among the people who were affected due to prolonged lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic outbreak. The Foundation also runs several schools and health units in Tharparkar, especially in Thar Coal Block-II, and offers scholarship to a large number of poor and deserving students. Several students of the area are being supported for higher engineering studies. Further, the local people are employed in different projects on priority basis.

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