JSMU dispatches relief goods and personnel to help flood affectees

JSMU dispatches relief goods and personnel to help flood affectees

JSMU for flood

Jinnah Sindh Medical University (JSMU) has dispatched an ambulance and a bus load of relief goods worth Rs one million to the flood-affected areas in Moro on the National Highway.

Supervising the process, Vice Chancellor JSMU Amjad Siraj Memon said that a total of eight doctors, four students, three guards, two support staff and two drivers were also traveling with the goods to ensure proper distribution and emergency medical support for the flood affected population.

He added that JSMU has always been at the forefront of relief activities in the face of natural disasters and will continue to play an active role in serving the community with its skills and resources.

The monsoon rainfall continues to affect most of Pakistan causing floods, flash floods, and landslides that resulted in an increasing number of casualties and damage. Over the past 24 hours, a total of 28 people has died (most of them in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa), and 48 others have been injured.

Since the beginning of the monsoon season 1,061 people of died (including almost 360 children), 1,575 have been injured and more than 33 million people have been affected across Gilgit-Baltistan, Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab, and Sindh.

National authorities, renowned NGOs including Al-Khidmat, Al-Burhan, Pak Aid, Batussalam, Akhuwat and other humanitarian partners are providing help across the most affected areas.

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