8000 IDPS families get food, non-food items at 9 PRCS ration points

BANNU: The Pakistan Red Crescent Society in collaboration with International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC) has set up nine distribution points in different union councils of Bannu for provision of food and non-food items for 8000 Internally Displaced Families of North Waziristan.
At the distribution points the Society has started provision of food package and non food items that include kitchen set, mosquito nets, tarpaulin sheets, jerry canes, wood burning stove and hygiene kits.
The items were distributed by PRCS Chairman Dr Saeed Elahi along with Secretary General Dr Mahboob Sardar at Milad Park, Amandi, Mamand Khel and Madrassa Haqqania, Azad mandi.
Speaking on the occasion, PRCS Chairman Dr Saeed Elahi said that the Red Crescent stands with the brethren of Waziristan and will make all out efforts in mitigating their sufferings.

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PRCS completes registration of 4, 500 IDPs

The Pakistan Red Crescent Society has completed the registration of 4,500 IDPs families. The Society has also treated over 10,000 men, women and children in its four mobile health clinics. The Society has also provided cooked food to over 23000 IDPs. The Society will also set up 15 ration points at different union councils and the distribution of non-food items will start in the coming week.
The common diseases among the patients treated are Gastroenteritis, RTI, Body Aches and Gastro-esophageal Reflux Diseases (GERD).

The four mobile health units at a cost of Rs 10.5 million has been established consisting of a Male Doctor, Female Doctor, three Paramedics, LHV, Driver, four Ambulances and Medicines.
It is pertinent to mention here that the PRCS is supporting over 60,000 IDPs with food, non-food items, health care and clean drinking water.

Qadir asks Red Crescent to extend relief, medical cover for NW IDPs

Federal Minister for States and Frontier Regions Lt General (Retd) Abdul Qadir Baloch on Friday said that Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS) being the leading humanitarian organization of the country should extend it relief and health services to the Internally Displaced Persons of North Waziristan.
General Qadir said this during his visit to PRCS National Headquarters where he was briefed about the Red Crescent relief operations for the IDPs.
The minister said that he was happy to know that the Red Crescent under the leadership of Dr Saeed Elahi was the first organization that started provision of relief and health services to the affectees.
He said that the whole nation stands with the affetees and assured PRCS Chairman of full support from the government in the relief operations aim at mitigating the sufferings of the people.
He appreciated the efforts of the PRCS staff and volunteers during different disasters and hoped that they will keep working with the same spirit to serve the humanity.

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Red Crescent to provide nutrition packs to IDPs women, childeren

The Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS) will provide health care facilities to the Internally Displaced Persons children and women.

The women and children will be given special nutrition packages besides psychosocial support programme so that they should not be affected by the impact of the disasters.

The PRCS doctors and lady health workers will facilitate the pregnant women in delivery and in this regard PRCS they have been assigned the task with necessary medication.

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