The University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences Lahore arranged meeting of Flood Relief Management Committee under UVAS recently launched Flood Relief & Assistance Campaign here at City Campus Lahore on Tuesday.

UVAS holds Flood Relief Management Committee meeting under Flood Relief & Assistance Campaign

Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Nasim Ahmad (SI) presided over the meeting and sought suggestion and inputs from the UVAS Flood Relief Management Committee regarding strategy/planning of rescue work in flood effected areas by adopting safety manners while Lt Gen Nadeem Ahmad (R), Chairman Department of Parasitology Prof Dr Kamran Ashraf, Prof Dr Masood Rabbani and a number of faculty members from different departments of UVAS were present. Lt Gen Nadeem Ahmad (R) said that there will be very much constraints involve in the flood affected areas including water and sanitation (need of mineral water), health (Gastro, Malaria), shelter (tents, nets and camps), food supply chain (dry food/ration). He advised Flood Relief Management Committee to stabilize yourself and don’t take any unnecessary risk during work.

He also suggested them to inform Deputy Commissioner Office, Police and Livestock Department regarding UVAS flood relief volunteer team deployment and their work & duties for the treatment of injured and sick animals of flood victims. Prof Dr Nasim Ahmad said that UVAS fund raising committee mobilize stakeholders and general public to donate more and more fund for the noble cause. Earlier Convener UVAS Flood Relief Management Committee Prof Dr Muhammad Ijaz gave detail presentation to the participants on UVAS initiatives in national disasters management, disaster relief activities, flood relief camp & assistance activities, summary of flood losses in Punjab province, fund raising campaign through print/electronic and social media, targeted areas for UVAS flood relief camps, budget allocation for flood relief activities and UVAS flood relief volunteer teams etc.

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