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Saeed Ghani said that Sindh needs one million tents for flood victims.

According to Sindh Labour and Human Resources Minister Saeed Ghani, the province needs more than a million tents to provide temporary housing for flood victims, and the concerned international community has been notified of the urgent need for aid, as reported by The News.

The Sindh labour minister said that the provincial administration was experiencing a severe lack of tents for the province’s homeless flood victims while presiding over a conference to examine the flood and post-rain scenario in district Mirpurkhas on Sunday.

Over 100,000 individuals suffering from various contagious diseases were to receive urgent care at Civil Hospital, Mirpurkhas, and all of the district’s taluka hospitals, under the labour minister’s directive.

For the early detection of several dangerous diseases, such as malaria and dengue fever, he recommended conducting additional tests. Additionally, he instructed the health professionals to take extra precautions to prevent the spread of diarrhoea among the disaster victims.

According to Ghani, the district government would receive assistance from the Sindh Labour Department and its affiliate, the Sindh Employees Social Security Institution, in putting up medical camps for the treatment of flood victims who require immediate attention.

Deputy Commissioner Mipurkhas Zainul Abideen complained during the meeting that the district had needed 100,000 tents but had only received 3,000 from the Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA), and that the PDMA had not helped the district government in any way for the previous week.

According to the deputy commissioner, law enforcement officers must be stationed in the district’s Digri, Jhudo, and Sindhri areas to preserve law and order. He also said that the district administration need specialised vehicles to transport aid to flood victims in the flooded areas. According to him, 57 relief camps total were set up throughout the district to provide as short-term homes for the homeless flood victims.