MIWF relief efforts continue for families devastated by Konkan floods.
Minhaj Interfaith and Welfare Foundation dispatched relief material, including raw food grains, potable water, food grains, clothes, ready to eat food items, candles and items of sanitation to flood affected areas of Konkan.
The first batch carrying 8 tons relief material had reached Chiplun after an arduous journey on July 28. More trucks with relief material are being sent soon.
Asad Naeem (Chief coordinator of MQI ) said that, ” The Konkan floods have devastated many families and MIWF is working to help the flood victims in all possible ways.”
Rafeeq Ahmed Khan(President,MIWF) said that, “Our teams are on the ground and are working to help those families that are affected by floods.We have so far delivered 8 tons of relief material and our teams will continue to work on the ground till the situation improves.”
MIWF organized a collection drive in Mumbai and Navi Mumbai for collecting relief material.
Zubair Ahmed (VP, MIWF) stated that, “We are grateful that even amid the Covid pandemic our donors have donated generously.”
MIWF Doctors Team headed by Dr. Faizan, Dr. Imran, Khadim Hussain and Irshad Ali consisting of 9 doctors and 4 health workers travelled to Kokan region and held mobile health camps with logistic support of Kokan Doctors Association. The camps were held in Kondala village, Gowal Wadhi Gaon, Rajewadi, Chiplun Taluka, Walop Peeth village, Maap Peeth Village and nearby areas.
Mushtaq Dalvi who is heading the MIWF health care project for flood victims stated that, “There is a need to provide healthcare for people in villages near Khed, Mahad and Chiplun as the flood waters have caused onset of diseases like Dengue, Fungal infection, Leptospirosis etc. The MIWF team of doctors is working on the ground with the support of Kokani Doctor Association to help provide free health checkup camps and medicines in remote areas.”
The doctors team is catering to an average of 600 patients per day.
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