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Turkish ship carrying reduction items for flood victims arrives

KARACHI: Turkey handed over one other batch of reduction items for the flood victims at a ceremony in Karachi.

Practically 900 tons of reduction items, together with meals and kitchen gadgets, blankets, heat garments, cleansing materials, and mattresses, have been introduced by a Turkish ship that anchored at Karachi port.

Turkish Consul Common in Karachi, Cemal Sangu, on behalf of Turkey’s Catastrophe and Emergency Administration Authority (AFAD), handed over the reduction gadgets to the governor of Sindh, Kamran Tessori.

Talking on the ceremony, Sangu mentioned that one other vessel carrying 900 tons of reduction gadgets will arrive in Karachi on February 4.

“We need to inform the flood victims that you’re not alone at this attempting time. The folks of Türkiye are with you,” Sangu mentioned.

Tessori, in his remarks, thanked Ankara for its “constant” assist to the flood victims throughout the nation.

The 2 nations, he noticed, share the same view on regional and world points, and have stood beside one another in testing occasions.

AFAD Provincial Director Ibrahim Avsar, and Karachi consultant of the Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Company (TIKA), Khalil Ibrahim Basaran, additionally attended the ceremony.

Torrential rains and unprecedented floods introduced a 3rd of the nation beneath water in September final, affecting some 33 million folks, and washing away a whole bunch of 1000’s of animals, homes, bridges, faculties, hospitals, and different infrastructures.

The near-apocalyptic floods additionally killed over 1,700 folks, along with inflicting a whopping lack of 30 billion {dollars} to the nation’s already sputtering economic system.

To this point, Ankara has despatched 15 planes and 13 “goodness trains” loaded with reduction items, together with tents, meals, drugs, kitchen gadgets, vaccine, and different provides to the flood-hit areas.

AFAD additionally supplied greater than 30,000 tents in 19 areas, offering momentary housing to 200,000 displaced folks.

The Turkish charity additionally arrange three tent cities in Jamshoro, Dadu and Noshehro Feroz districts of Sindh — the areas hit exhausting by rains and floods.

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