HANDS

Head Office:140 C- Block II, PECHS, Karachi, Pakistan Tel: 021-34532804, 021-34527698, Fax: 021-34559252 Email: info@hands.org.pk,Website: www.hands.org.pk

HANDS VISION
Healthy, Educated & prosperous Pakistan
MISSION

HANDS mission is to promote basic health, primary education, income generation opportunities and development of institutions to empower the underprivileged communities.

HANDS DISTRICT UMERKOT

HANDS UMERKOT TEAM
 HANDS Umerkot team comprised of 75 energetic members team able to work any time, every where….. HAVE:  Best ever Leadership  Strong Health team with female support  Strong Mobilization team  Disaster Rescue team  100 volunteers  350 community health workers (females)

 The district is geographically divided into two parts.  Total Population of the district Umerkot is approximately 01 Million. 1) The Irrigated north-west and 2) Arid/desert portion in the north. the second largest province of Pakistan in terms of Population. .Umerkot Profile  District Umerkot is located in Sindh Province. east and south.

.  District Umerkot is divided into 27 UC’s.  Talukas are further administratively subdivided into Union Council(UC).  It is administratively divided into four Talukas.Umerkot Profile cont…………. each UC has average population of 2600030000 and usually population of each UC is served by one government Primary level health care facility.

5 % and female literacy is 24.  45% Population is uncovered from Lady Health Workers (LHW).  The catchment population of public health facility is served by outreach community based Lady Health Workers (LHW).6%.Umerkot Profile cont………. .  The literacy rate of the district is 31.

 Large number of people displaced from their homes and under the sky without shelters moved to safer and higher places…...Rain Fall  During Monsoon season 2011 heavy rains started from 9th August 2011 and as a result low lying areas are inundated…. .

.Affective Area’s  All four Taluka's affected directly from rain or indirectly from flooded water  Taluka Pithoro and Taluka Samaro still getting water from Sanghar and Mirpurkhas that should create again worst situation of affected area.

Sheep. Donkey and Cattle Crops 95% 160745 Acers House Fully Damaged 84474 House Partially Damaged 77076 School 552 Infrastructure of Roads have also been damaged .Losses HANDS Plastic Sheet Distribution • • • • • • • • Human Lives 49 Livestock 167432 Goat. Buffalo.

and during early rescue operation about more than 800 families rescued from Taluka Samaro.HANDS Response HANDS Rescue Response • HANDS Rescue Team worked from 8th September 2011. . Kunri. Pithoro and Umerkot.

shifted towards safe and higher places of District Umerkot.HANDS Response • Rescued families by vehicle support. .

HANDS team provided cooked food to 2000 IDP families. .HANDS Response HANDS Food Distribution • During early emergency situation.

HANDS Response • Along with this HANDS Team also distributed the 370 bags of Rashion to the 370 families. .

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.HANDS Response HANDS SHELTER PROVISION • The HANDS team started the quick relief activities and distributed the 200 Plastic Sheets among 200 Families/IDPs during rain present on the sand dunes without any shelter under the open sky.

.HANDS Response HANDS SHELTER PROVISION In the initial days HANDS team is the first in Umerkot who installed 200 tents at Nahunta and Cheel Band 100 of each tent villages. where daily medical health facilities. water and food bags also provided.

4000 plastic sheets and 2000 families NFI bags from UNHCR…. .HANDS Response HANDS SHELTER PROVISION • In the next phase HANDS through their resource mobilization got 2000 tents.

.HANDS Response HANDS SHELTER PROVISION • 28 Tent villages formed at different areas of all four Taluka’s of District Umerkot….

1164 590 1465 610 305 655 855 350 Distribution items Tent NFI' s s 210 70 225 110 50 100 100 60 210 70 225 110 50 100 100 60 9 Umerkot 10 Umerkot Kunri Samaro Nabisar Araro Bhurgari Rahemore Araro Bhurgari 60 100 390 655 60 100 60 100 . 210 70 225 110 50 100 100 60 No of ind.HANDS Response HANDS SHELTER PROVISION Place of distribution S# District 1 Umerkot 2 Umerkot 3 Umerkot 4 Umerkot 5 Umerkot 6 Umerkot 7 Umerkot 8 Umerkot Taluka Kunri Umerkot Umerkot Samaro Umerkot Pithoro Umerkot Umerkot Talhi Faqeer Abdullah Faqeer Abdullah Samaro Road Gharibabad Pithoro Gharibabad Atta Muhammd Pali UC Noheto Cheel Band Janhero Ismail Bhurgari Chchro Road Bacha Band Shiv Gee Mandar Raja Rasti Village No of fam.

650 440 470 195 344 275 347 187 342 366 Distribution items Tent NFI' s s 100 70 70 30 50 45 50 30 50 50 100 70 70 30 50 45 50 30 50 50 .HANDS Response HANDS SHELTER PROVISION Place of distribution S# District 11 Umerkot 12 Umerkot 13 Umerkot 14 Umerkot 15 Umerkot 16 Umerkot 17 Umerkot 18 Umerkot 19 Umerkot 20 Umerkot Taluka Pithoro Samaro Samaro Kunri Kunri Umerkot Samaro Kunri Pithoro Samaro UC Shadi Pali Samaro Samaro Nabisar Sher Khan Chandio Faqeer Abdullah Satariyon Talhi Shah Mardan Shah Padhario Village Inaam Mangrio Ghulam Hyder Kapri Ghulam Muhammad Kapri Nabisar Mir Mori Usman Shahani Basheer Noheri Haroon Memon Kamal Din Arisar Babu Abdul Ghafoor No of fam. 100 70 70 30 50 45 50 30 50 50 No of ind.

50 50 60 50 50 50 36 20 1996 No of ind.HANDS Response HANDS SHELTER PROVISION Place of distribution S# District 21 Umerkot 22 Umerkot 23 Umerkot 24 Umerkot 25 Umerkot 26 Umerkot Taluka UC Village Distribution items Tent NFI' s s No of fam. 323 352 345 326 356 314 285 105 1306 1 Pithoro Samaro Samaro Kunri Kunri Pithoro Umerkot Umerkot Pithoro Samaro Road Samaro Road Nabisar Sher Khan Chandio Shadi Pali Dhoronaro Gharibabad Ilam Din Araen Asghar Shah Ghulam Rasool Dhonkaee Nabisar Darelo Bhomon Kolhi Kiroli Khaskheli Kohli Darho 50 50 60 50 50 50 36 20 50 50 60 50 50 50 36 20 27 Umerkot 28 Umerkot 1996 1996 .

Samaro Road • Kunri. Kunri and Pithoro there is about all the area is under water and IDPs are moved either out of Taluka or at the higher places on the roads. so installing tents at there not possible… • In these places Plastic sheets distributed… • Kunri.James Abad Road • Samaro James Abad Road • Umerkot.Samaro Road • Samaro.HANDS Response HANDS SHELTER PROVISION • In Taluka Samaro.Bach band Road .

• Initially in August 2011. team worked in affected areas of District Umerkot and Mirpurkhas • As September session of monsoon hit the Umerkot.HANDS Response HANDS Health and Nutrition Services • HANDS Mobile Medical teams are working from initial days. Emergency Medical Relief services also started at Umerkot .

1916 children got deworming medicines.HANDS Response HANDS Health and Nutrition Services • • • • • 43 Medical camps were organized for rain affected. • Nutrition assessment of children done in camps and 97 children got one month dose of plumpy nuts and high energy biscuits. 4250 patients treated. . 2000 ORS sachet distributed among affected families having under 5 children. • 200 Safe Delivery Kits distributed in full term pregnant ladies. 350 pregnant ladies got Antenatal Checkups.

HANDS Response • Medical team also gave 26 health awareness sessions to the 148 families on WASH and Health awareness especially during flood session techniques in which 754 participants were there. .

HANDS Health Intervention HANDS with WHO opened 03 Diarrhea treatment centers (DTC): • District Tharparkar at THQ HOSPITAL Nagarparkar • District Umerkot at THQ HOSPITAL Kunri • In District Mirpurkhas at DHQ Hospital Mirpurkhas…….. .

HANDS Health Intervention HANDS with WHO opened 04 ARI treatment centers (DTC): • District Umerkot at DHQ HOSPITAL Umerkot • District Tharparkar at Civil HOSPITAL Mithi • In District Mirpurkhas at Civil Hospital Mirpurkhas & THQ Hospital Digri. .

HANDS Health Intervention •With UNFPA & Shifa foundation HANDS distributed 3500 hygiene kits in the flood affected families of district Umerkot. •Referral system strengthened by mobilizing the communities to refer more and more deliveries to be done at health facilities with incentives to communities as well as health care provider… .

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