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Iftikhar Ali’s diary first installment, Day 2

We arrived in Karachi this morning.

Our first visit was to the compound of the Pakistan Medical Association, this is the body working directly with MDAUK. We inspected nutirition and shelter packs bought for distribution. MDAUK provided a short briefing to prepare ourselves for the next few days of relief work.

We then proceeded to an area just outside of Karachi where we visited an IDP (internally displaced person) camp. This was very basic shelter containing 150 families including a mix of men, women, children and the elderly. We were there to distribute shelter packs (duvets, pillows, blankets and sheets). To maintian some order a ration card system is in place. No card no pack!

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