Around 70,000 survivors at CDGK camps

CDGK said that the number of flood survivors in its camp has reached around 70,000 and is still rising.


Express September 06, 2010

KARACHI: The City District Government Karachi (CDGK) said on Sunday that the number of flood survivors in its camp has reached around 70,000 and is still rising.

The number of CDGK relief camps has been increased to 47, where medical and sanitation facilities as well as clean drinking water are being provided.

Thirty-two separate bathrooms have been constructed for men and women at the Hawke’s Bay tent village, while similar steps are also under way at other camps.

“Thousands of survivors have been provided medical treatment at the CDGK relief camps and Rs10.22 million have been spend for this purpose so far,” said City Administrator Fazlur Rehman during a meeting at the CDGK’s Camp Office on late Saturday night.

“Those who were in a serious condition were admitted to hospitals.”

Published in The Express Tribune, September 6th, 2010.

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