How to stay safe from cholera during floods
British High Commissioner in Pakistan Mr. Christian Turner visited Nowshera which is in which Islamic Relief, a UK charity, provides lifesaving assistance to people who have been affected. Christian Turner British High Commissioner expressed his gratitude with those in the camp, and reiterated his dedication to Pakistan. He also viewed the challenges faced by people living in the area, as well the efforts made to aid them. He said eye infections increased as 237 patients got treatment in Rajanpur in the Rajanpur and Dera Ghazi Khan Districts. Based on data provided by officials of the Punjabi state government there’s been 86,685 visits for medical camps across south Punjab.
1. What led Christian Turner to visit flood-hit villages in Pakistan?
KP’s government has announced that it will begin vaccination of survivors of the floods that hit Pakistan to avoid cholera. It’s possible to save lives as cholera can be fatal if it is not properly treated. Christian Turner, a health employee of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) was recently visited some flood-stricken communities of Pakistan. The extent of the devastation that he observed shocked him. “I witnessed the homeless living in a makeshift home built out of any material they could find. There was no clean water or sanitation, and people had to use contaminated water to wash themselves and their clothing.
2. Which charity in the UK aids the people in need?
The announcement of the KP government’s plans to immunize flood victims for cholera is very important. The UK charity providing assistance to the affected are doing a great job. Other charities can also help victims of flooding.
3. Was there anything the British High Commission was aware of during his visit to Britain?
The British High Commissioner said that the KP government is taking steps to guard flood survivors against Cholera by giving them a vaccine. He praised the government’s efforts and stressed that this would assist in saving lives as well as preventing spreading the disease.
To conclude, the UK has announced an additional PS15 million in order to assist people affected by the floods in Pakistan in Pakistan. British the High Commissioner Christian Turner has visited flood-hit villages in Nowshera to observe the efforts of the UK Charity Islamic Relief. The money will be used to provide the most urgent needs, like housing, sanitation, and water, and food. However, the situation is made more difficult by the poor coordination among Pakistani department of government and the mismanagement in providing assistance.