11-08-2010 | Latest News , Asia & Pacific

Pakistan : KPK province medical relief


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The bee-keepers of Banda Mula Khan are among millions of people up and down Pakistan counting the cost of the "superflood", as it's being called here - the most destructive disaster in the country's history. Their village just to the east of Peshawar, capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) province, was among the first to be inundated two weeks ago.

00.01.00   GVs area around the Indus river bridge on the main road between Islamabad and Peshawar, and the bridge itself. 
 00.01.17  GVs damage in Banda Mula Khan
 00.01.39 PRCS medical post in Banda Mula Khan 
 00.01.48 Various of patients being treated there
 Exterior of PRCS medical post in Nowsheera (banner on wall with bricks in foreground)
 00.02.19  Women walk down alley toward entrance of Nowsheera school where there is a PRCS medical post
00.02.34   Patients being treated
 00.02.47  Soundbite from Dr Raffiullah Bangash, PRCS health-programme manager for KPK province: "A majority of the patients were skin infections other than scabies. Then gradually scabies increased day by day, and acute watery diarrhoea. And then children with respiratory tract infection. Mostly these are the complaints. These are the top four diseases. Sometimes scabies is on top, sometimes skin infections, sometimes diarrhoea."
 00.03.14 Patients being treated [ENDS] 

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