SWWS quickly responded to the flood destruction in KPK and providing Health facility, Food and Non Food items to the flodd affetees through out the province.
Moon Soon rain came very strong and intense to KPK and most of the villages of different district are washed away. Health facilities, schools, houses, graveyards etc. are badly attected. In general the flood affected the entire province and specially the
following districts are severly damaged:
Dir Upper and
SWWS teams visited the following district and collected the following information:
Total 29 Union Councils of charsada were affected by flood and total 0.5 million people were suffered and total 30000 were displaced. Thousands of cattle were drown in the flood and more than 1230 people have lost thrie lives as many people are still missing.
10 health facilities were washed away including 8 BHUs and 2 civil dispenseries in the flood and nos of medicines stores were also washed away. The local inhabitants told us that they have lost their foods storages and their crops were also washed away.
There 23rd UCs were badely affected out of 47 total Union Councils. Similarly estimated 0.7 million people were affected by the flood. The only district HQ hospital of Nowshera has become non functional and currently operating in Government technical Institute Nowshera with minor resources.
Mardan was less affected as compare to Charsada and Nowshera but in some areas the situation was very bad like Amazogari, Pabini, Saleem Khan, Takhat bai and Pirsado area.
Union Council, Jangira, Kunda, Haund, Ambar, Jalbai, Maniri, Saleem Khan, Narangi, Karnal Sher Killi, Kalukhan and Ismaila where small cause ways have been washed away and number of casualties were reported at different places. Main jangira Swabi road is still closed because of Jangira bridge which has been declared as damaged.
Medical Relief Camp
SWWS medical team has started medical relief camps in the selected UCs of Upper-Dir, where SWWS teams are already working. There was shortage of medicines and on August 5th, 2010, SWWS team has started journey from Peshawar to Upper-Dir via Mohamand and Bajour agencies and entered from Baraawal side, a boarder with Afghanistan, traveling for almost 27 hours. With the consultation of EDO Health Upper-Dir, SWWS medical team started medial relief camps at Sheringle, Patrak, Sowney and Barikot areas of Upper-Dir. Sheringle is situated in the south east of Dir and is gateway to Kumrat valley. The medical camps are spread in five locations with the support of PPAF.
Till 8th September, 2010, 8736 patients have been treated, out of which 4598 are male and 4138 are female and 5010 are children under 18years. The major diseases found were Scabies, Acute Upper and Lower Respiratory Infections, Diarrhea, others etc.
Food Support Program
SWWS in collaboration with PPAF is also distributing Food and non food items in Upper-Dir, in the affected UCs. SWWS is receiving regular supply of food and non food items from PPAF, to its warehouse situated in Swabi, which are further distributed in the target UCs of Upper-Dir.
Till 8th September, 2010, SWWS had distributed 2480 flour bags, 23000 food baskets (Including dry biscuits, Channa, candles, sugar and dates.) and 2322 carton milk.