NDMA has declared Mithi, Chachroo, Diplo, Islamkot and Nagarparkar as most affected parts of Thar district. According the situation update of NDMA, Rs 30 Million have been released by provincial government for Mithi DHQ. 40 composite medical camps have been set up in the area and they are assessing the situation to reach out 100% population and vaccinate the livestock. As of today, 18469 persons have received direct medical aid from different camps, DHQ and THQs of the district.
According to Sindhi Newspapers, relief material of worth Rs. 50 Million has been reached at Thar donated by Punjab Government. 86000 families have been deprived of free wheat provision and available wheat stocks are not reaching at the doorsteps of affected rural population because of dysfunctional distribution mechanism and machinery present on the ground.
BBC Urdu service has reported that Government Sindh as declared of 21 villages of two districts Sanghar and Khairpur as “calamity hit area”. This news clearly indicates the spiral effects of drought to other adjoining districts of Thar.
SPO has allocated PKR One million for rolling out emergency operation in Village and UC Dhaklo of Tehsil Chahchroo. The initial assessment has been done and operation would be started within a couple of days. The immediate needs of the area are food, health services, clean drinking water, dry fodder and vaccination of livestock.