LAHORE: University of Veterinary and Animal Science (UVAS) and University of Launch of the Home Economy (UHE) program flood relief campaigns on Tuesday.
UVAS Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Naseem Ahmad presided. over meeting at the city campus of the university and requested proposals from the Flood Relief Committee regarding strategy/planning of save work in flood affected areas, taking safety manners. Retired Lieutenant General Nadeem Ahmad, Department Chairman of Prof. Dr. Kamran Ashraf of Parasitology, Prof. Dr. Masood Rabbani and a number of of teachers from various departments of UVS were present.
Nadeem Ahmad said there will be restrictions in in flood affected areas, including shortages of water and sewerageneed of mineral water), shelter (tents, nets and camps), food supply chain (dry food/ration) and health problems (gastro, malaria). He proposed to the Deputy Commissioner of the Office of the Police and the Department of Animal Husbandry should receive information about UVAS flood volunteer help team deployment and work and responsibilities for treatment of injured and sick animals of flood victims.
Prof. Dr. Naseem Ahmad said the fundraising committee of UVAS has mobilized stakeholders and general public donate more funds for noble cause.
Previously convener of the UVAS Flood Relief Committee Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ijaz made a detailed presentation before participants on UAS initiatives on national disaster management, disaster management activities, flood Relief Camp and Relief Activities Summary of flood losses in Punjab Province Fundraising campaign through print/electronic and social media target areas for UAS flood aid camps, budget distribution for flood relief activities and UVAS flood volunteer help teams etc.
HVO: University of Home Economics (UHE) Lahore decides to raise donations for relief of flood victims.
Decided to donate two days’ salary of teachers and staff of university from BPS-18 to 21. Vice Chancellor Dr. Kanwal Amin also donated her two-day salary to the relief fund. One day salary for Employees of BPS-16-BPS-17 will be donated flood aid fund.
Meeting of The Flood Relief Committee was chaired by of Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Kanwal Amin.
Officials of The meeting was attended by Pakistan Home Economics Association, University Alumni Association, Registrar Shujaat Munif Qureshi and Treasurer Muhammad Kashif. During the meeting, Pakistan Household Association donated a check of 500,000 rupees to university for in help of flood victims.
The Ali Zafar Foundation through UHE will spend relief money on rehabilitation of flood victims.
VK Dr. Kanwal Amin said UHE purchase relief items from the donated money and send them to flood victims. She is added that the nation will stand on flood victims in this is a difficult time.
Published in Dawn, August 31, 2022