ISPR: (Pakistan Army dispatches 18 tons of relief goods for DAPs of Tharparkar)January 13, 2015
RAWALPINDI: Pakistan Army has dispatched a consignment of 18 tons of relief goods for drought affected people (DAPs) of Tharparkar from Army Relief Camp Fortress Stadium, Lahore Garrison on Wednesday.
According a press statement issued by ISPR, the consignment consisting of 10 trucks left for Hyderabad for onward distribution in famine stricken areas of Thar. The relief goods include food items, clean drinking water, blankets and medicines.
Almost 30 teams of Pak Army consisting of para medical staff are already working round the clock in areas worst hit by drought and disease that include Chachoro, Diplo, Dali, Islamkot and suburbs of Nagarpar since the last two months.
They have provided solace and medical treatment to almost 3000 families. The students of Army Public School Lahore donated a sum of Rs 12 lac from their personal savings for the people in distress.
Pak Army has established 7 relief camps in Lahore Garrison. The sites include Fortress Stadium, Ayub Stadium, Gaddafi Stadium, Walton Road, DHA and Sheikhupura. Pak Army has so far dispatched 200 tons of relief goods for Tharparkar from Lahore Garrison.
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