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126,541 flood victims return home from relief camp: Sindh Info Minister

ByDebra J. Aguilar

Oct 25, 2022

Sindh Information Minister Sharjeel Inam Memon said on Tuesday that 126,541 flood-displaced people have returned home from relief camps in the past 72 hours.

KARACHI, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News – October 25, 2022): Sindh Information Minister Sharjeel Inam Memon said on Tuesday that 126,541 flood-displaced people have returned home from relief camps during of the last 72 hours.

In a statement published here, he informed that currently 68,711 IDPs, including 16,575 children and 10,874 women, are living in relief camps and receiving two meals a day and medical facilities.

Sharjeel Memon said Sindh government relief activities were also continuing and 28,180 additional ration bags and 11,500 blankets had been distributed to families affected by the floods in the past 24 hours.

While giving details of relief operations, he said ration bags were provided to 3518 families in Dadu, 2244 families in Matiari, 1558 in Shaheed Benazirabad, 2503 in Naushehro Feroze, 1990 in Umerkot, 2211 in Qamber Shahdadkot, 1700 in Kashmore, 4719 in Larkana, 2827 in Khairpur Mirs, 2768 in Sanghar and 2172 in Mirpur Khas districts.

Since the start of relief activities, a total of 1,958,925 ration bags, 662,522 tents, 545,012 plastic sheeting, 3,423,192 mosquito nets, 804,811 liters of mineral water, 199,006 cauldrons of cooked meals and other items have been provided to the flood-affected population across the province, the minister informed.