Flood Relief and Rehabilitation
Relief to flood effectees in district Rahim Yar Khan and Ghotki
Distribution of Dry Ration by FFC
As per the CSR commitment of Fauji Fertilizer Company Limited, one more time, relief was provided to the communities in district Rahim Yar Khan and Ghotki, on 14th and 15 April 2011 at Kot Sabzal. More than 750 flood effected families (comprising of 10 people per family) were distributed one month dry ration consisting of rice, wheat, pulses, sugar, Ghee, tea, biscuits, mineral water, Dates ,hygiene packs (detergent,toothpaste,tooth brush,soap) etc. This activity was a joint collaboration with Pakistan Red Crescent Society.
In 2010, Pakistan witnessed a devastating flood that annihilated dozens of villages and destroyed the road and irrigation infrastructure. According to the figures released by the Government of Pakistan, an estimated loss of $9.7 billion was caused by these floods nation wide.
In districts Rahim Yar Khan and Ghotki, flood had crippled the lives of people of the area. FFC thus took the task of shouldering its share of responsibility initially in flood relief effort for the affected natives of District Rahim Yar Khan and Ghotki. Some of these relief efforts were:
- Distribution of cooked food
- Dry ration for families
- Transport for Evacuation
- Mineral & FFC filtered Drinking Water
- Tents/ shelters
- Cloths, Blankets & Shoes for the affected families
- Soap & Washing Powder
FFC employees voluntarily made remarkable contribution in their respective plant sites which amounts to millions. Food, drinking water, beddings, shelters and clothing was provided to the flood affectees in the relief phase of the operation. Medical teams from FFC medical units performed day night service for the flood affectees in Rahim Yar Khan and Ghotki, saving many precious lives.
FFC has taken up the challenge of reconstructing 3 villages of districts Rahim Yar Khan and Ghotki. The intervention is planned in Reconstructing of Houses, Education, Health, Shelter, Water and Sanitation and Infrastructure. This project of rehabilitation and reconstruction will cost 102 million (PKR) out of which 50% will be contributed by FFC.
A project has been devised to construct Houses, water supply, pathways & sanitation facility for the affected natives of Muaza Chacharan, Mohib Shah (Rahim Yar Khan) and Chuttoo Chachar (Ghotki). FFC while acting as a responsible corporate entity has lead from the front in this time of national grief and has played an exemplary role for other entities to come forward and contribute their share.