PTCL, The PRCS team have joined hands to provide safe and clean drinking water to flood-affected families in Sindh and Balochistan
PTCL and the PRCS team have joined hands to provide safe and clean drinking water to flood-affected families in Sindh and Balochistan. Pakistan Telecommunication Company (PTCL) and Ufone have partnered with the Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS) to provide clean water to thousands of people, including children and the elderly, in the flood-affected areas of Sindh and Balochistan.
With this move, the residents of the area will be protected from water-borne diseases caused by floods that have caused wells and underground water, a newspaper said on Thursday.
To prevent serious health risks, PTCL and PRCS will provide 72,000 liters of water per day to families in the Larkana, Shaheed Benazirabad, and Jafarabad districts of Sindh and Balochistan.
These structures will meet the daily drinking water needs of flood-affected communities.
Speaking about the support, Hatim Bamtaraf, Chairman and CEO of PTCL and Ufone Group, said that the flood-affected communities in Sindh and Baluchistan are under great pressure to get safe drinking water after the floods. fill their houses and pollute the water supply.
“Water is the most important thing for every human being to survive and we aim to provide this need to millions of people through the Pakistan Red Crescent Society,” said Baumtraff.
As a Pakistani company, he said, we are supporting our brothers in this difficult time. Commenting on the partnership, Pakistan Red Crescent Society President Sardar Shahid Ahmad Laghari said, “We are happy to partner with PTCL Group to bring safe drinking water to the flood-affected people of Sindh and Balochistan. white.
According to the International Covenant on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights, drinking water and sanitation are basic human rights.
Unfortunately, he said, the recent floods have deprived many of this fundamental right. However, in these difficult times, we will continue to support flood-ravaged communities.
The move is part of PTCL Group’s recent commitment of Rs. 1.75 billion for relief and rehabilitation of flood-affected communities across Pakistan. Previously, the PTCL group provided a grant to ensure food security for flood-affected people in Balochistan, and smaller measures are expected to be taken in the coming weeks.
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