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HyderabadNGO distributes groceries to flood-affected in Hyderabad

NGO distributes groceries to flood-affected in Hyderabad

Published: 26th Oct 2020 10:47 pm

Hyderabad: The Jamaat-e-Islami Hind has started a rehabilitation operation to help families affected by the floods in the city.

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The organisation has set up various camps and formed several committees to survey, identify and provide relief material to affected families in several areas including Tallabkatta, Hafeez Babanagar, Al Jubail colony, Hashmabad, Rajendranagar and Osman Nagar areas.

Arshad Ahmed, organiser of a relief camp set up by JeIH, said so far the group had reached out to 15,000 persons with food and groceries.

“At present we are identifying families affected by the floods and providing them household articles to start a new life. So far, we provided articles including stoves, mattress, utensils and clothes to 2,000 families,” he said, adding that the JeIH had also engaged earthmovers and tippers to clean up the areas of slush.

“Four committees were formed to survey, provide relief material at door steps, packaging kits and for purchasing,” he said. The JeIH is also coordinating with different government agencies and voluntary organisations to reach out to affected persons. According to its survey, around 20,000 families were directly or indirectly affected, he added.

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