Jaffarabad district: UNHCR builds shelters for flood-stricken

UNHCR started an Emergency Shelter and Non Food Items project for some 44,000 households.


Our Correspondent August 13, 2012

QUETTA:


The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) Balochistan has completed a shelter project in district Jaffarabad that provides relief to 8,550 families that were affected by the floods in 2010.


Speaking at a briefing, the UNHCR Balochistan head Charles Lynch said that as part of the relief program, the UNHCR started an Emergency Shelter and Non Food Items project for some 44,000 households and built transitional shelters for 15,500 households.

Published in The Express Tribune, August 13th, 2012.

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