How to stay safe from cholera during floods
The British High Commissioner to Pakistan, Mr. Christian Turner, visited the villages affected by flooding in Nowshera on the weekend where the UK charity Islamic Relief is providing lifesaving help to those who have been affected. Solidarizing with the people at the camp, the British High Commissioner expressed the UK’s commitment to Pakistan and observed the challenges that the local community faces as well as efforts to help the affected. He said that eye infections were spreading in the form of 2,437 people receiving treatments in both Dera Ghazi Khan as well as Rajanpur districts. According to information from the government of Punjab, there’s had 86,685 clinics for medical treatment across the south of Punjab.
1. What happened that led Christian Turner to visit flood-hit villages in Pakistan?
The KP government announced plans to give vaccinated people who survived the floods that hit Pakistan against the cholera virus. It’s possible to save lives since cholera can be fatal in the event of not being taken care of. Christian Turner is a Health worker for the International Committee of the Red Cross. He has recently visited the affected areas of Pakistan. He was struck by the extent of destruction which he witnessed. “I observed homeless people in shelters made out of whatever materials they could locate. The water was not clean or sanitation, and people were using contaminated water to wash themselves and their clothes.
2. Which charity in the UK assists the people in need?
The latest news about the KP government’s plans to immunize flood victims to prevent cholera spread is crucial. The UK charity offering help to flood victims is doing an excellent job. There are other charitable organizations that are also providing aid to flood victims.
3. What did The British High Commissioner observe during his visit?
British High Commissioner, Sir John McDonnell noted that KP helps flood victims from cholera through vaccinations. The British High Commissioner praised the work of the KP government , and said that this will help save people’s lives and prevent the spread.
In the end in conclusion, the UK has announced an additional PS15 million for the relief of affected communities in Pakistan and British High Commissioner Christian Turner has visited flood-hit villages of Nowshera to see the work of UK charity Islamic Relief. The funds will be used in urgent support for life which includes water and sanitation, shelter and food. The situation is made worse by the ineffective coordination among the Pakistani governments and the mismanagement of assistance.