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SAFWCO Flood Response 2010
 
Safwco undertakes efforts to shift 1000 persons to relief camps in Dadu
Safwco rescue team shifted 100 persons including women, children and old to the safer places near the Dadu Moro Bridge and from Aminani Band. For its rescue operation 1 power boat with petrol engine is used to carry the people from inundated villages to the safer places and at camps organized. 10 vehicles for shifting and evacuation are used to carry the affected people. 1 Ambulance with Medical officer, 3 parameds with medicines is used to provide medical services to the people at camps.
Hundreds of villages inundated in Dadu
More than 217 villages have been inundated in Dadu and Mehar Tehsils. Around 65,822 persons have been registered in different camps in Dadu and Mehar Tehsils and thousands of people have settled on the protection bands. Around 30,000 persons are settled in spontaneous and scattered camps along the embankments and roads. The camps announced by district government cannot accommodate all the displaced population.
5000 flood affected families are provided with Water, Sanitation and hygiene facilities in Dadu district
In district Dadu, Safwco with the support of Oxfam has started response to 5000 families with full WASH package. So far hygiene kits and buckets have been distributed to 1000 families, VIP latrines in two camps have been constructed and drinking water source has been provided in one camp.

We will constructed in all 300 VIP latrines, rehabilitate existing latrines in 40 camps, rehabilitate existing drinking water sources in 20 camps, sanitary workers have been hired who clean the sanitation facilities in all the camps, drinking water quality monitoring has been initiated.

WASH cluster has established engaging all the key stakeholders and so far two cluster meetings have been convened where water, Sanitation and health conditions of people are discussed to take further precautionary measures to protect people from diseases.   The Progress of the Project is given as under:

 

 

 

Beneficiaries

Activities

Target

Achieved

Men

Women

Children

Total

Water tankering (chlorination water)

210

82 tankers

544

711

1111

2366

Rehabilitation of handpump/ electric motors in camps

10

10

514

696

1056

2266

Installation of 300 gallon water tanks in schools

15

8

544

711

1111

2366

Water Quality Test/monitoring consumable

150

0

0

0

0

0

Emergency pit latrines

20

20

656

855

1310

2821

Distribtuion of hygiene kit and buckts

1000

1000

795

190

15

1000

Hygiene Sessions

 

130

2140

3376

110

5626

WASH Committies

 

119

595

595

0

1190

Latrine Rehabilitation

20

20

691

855

1310

2856

Cleaning of latrines

 

18 camps

991

1455

2310

4756

Rescued

0

710

231

120

359

710

Washing Pads

0

8

0

696

0

696

Wash Basin

0

1

38

49

87

174

Plumbering (repiar of pipe lines)

0

5

299

402

660

1361

Total

 

 

8038

10711

9439

28188

Flood hit 5250 families are provided Health and Hygiene Kits in Dadu, Khairpur Mir’s, Jamshoro and Hyderabad Districts
With the support of Catholic Relief Services (CRS) Safwco is providing Health and Hygiene Kits to 5250 flood affected families in Dadu, Khairpur Mir’s, Hyderabad and Jamshoro Districts. These kits include plastic sheets, Jarry Cane, Jug, glasses, Lotta, bathing soaps, and water bucket with lid. These Kits will help people to protect themselves from unhygienic condition created by flood in their respective areas. Below is the list of items given to the affected population.

S#

Item

1

Mosquito Nets (Size 6.5 x 3 feet)  with bamboo supporting rods required to hang net

2

Mosquito Nets (Size 6 x 7 feet)  with bamboo supporting rods required to hang net

3

Laundry Soap (250 grams each)

4

Body Soap (Lifebuoy 130 grams)

5

Detergent Powder (Bonus or star 1kg)

6

Jerry Can 10 Liter (Approx. 500 Grams)

7

Plastic Buckets with lid 20 Liter (Approx. 600 Grams)

8

ORS Sachets

9

Aquatabs strip @ 10 pills

 

Personal Hygiene Kit Includes:

10

1 meter cotton cloth

11

Nail Clippers (Medium Size, approx 7.5 cm L,  1.5 cm W, Heavy Duty)

12

Towel, 66 x 40 cm, 63 x 38 cm, 60 x 35 cm  approx 100 gm each, (+/- 10gm). Assorted Colors, designs, plain, stripes  

 

Kitchen Set Includes:

13

Jug Aluminum 2.450 litre

14

Scoop, Stainless Steel (full length 45 cm , approx 60 ml ,with 12 cm wood or plastic  grip)

15

Spoon, Stainless Steel, Capacity: 15ml, Length   : 20cm

16

Cooking Pot with lid, Aluminum 5 Liter, Diameter: 30cm

17

Panification (Tawa), Iron 1.25 kg , Dia:  30 cm

18

Dish, Stainless Steel, Capacity: 0.75 litre, Diameter: 24 to 25cm

19

Tea Cups, Stainless Steel, Capacity: 0.3 liters,

20

Kneading Plates, Aluminum, (3.90  litre) (Dia 38cm , depth 6cm )

21

Smaller sized cooking pot (approx 1 liter, 20 cm diameter)

22

Stainless steel cutting knife

Relief Goods Provided to Flood Hit People of Thatta District
SAFWCO provided Relief goods for flood affectees to District government Thatta on 13 August, 2010, the list of items are mentioned below.

S#

Items

Total No. of Items

1

Detol Soaps

3600*22=

2

Aquatabs

100,000 tablets

3

Plastic Sheets(14x16 feet)

500

4

Mosquito Nets (Medicate)

500

5

Hand fans(Hath Pakho)

500

6

Robs

95*140=

7

Dettol soaps                           

3600 pcs

8

Aquatabs

100,000 tablets

9

Plastic sheets(14X16 feet)     

500 sheets

10

Mosquito nets (medicated)  

500 nets

11

Hand fans (“Hath pakho”)    

500 pcs

12

Ropes

95 pcs

 
 
 
 
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