PRCS distributes food among IDPS of Khyber and Waziristan


Peshawar: Pakistan Red-Crescent Society (PRCS) Fata has distributed foods items among 50,000 displaced families of North Wazirstan and Khyber Agencies.

Chairman Fata Red-Crescent society, Ikramullah Jan Kokikhel, while briefing reporters here on Saturday said that PRCS-Fata with the cooperating of World Food Program (WFP) provided emergency Food items to 50,000 Temporary Displaced tribal families of Bara and North Waziristan Agencies. He said four food distribution points; two each in Domel Bannu and Bara Khyber Agency have been established for the convenience of the displaced persons.

Jan said the food packages consisted of 80 kilograms of wheat flour, 4.55 kilograms cooking oil, 8 Kilograms pulses and one kilogram salt. He said during the last one week they distributed foods items among 10,300 TDPs families in Melwad distribution point while 12,000 families received food packages in Shaheed Abad.

Similarly, Ikramullah Jan said, 25,900 families of North Waizirstan Agency were given food items in Bannu during the last one week. He said more fifty thousands registered families would receive food assistance before Eidul Fitar.

The PRCS official said that with the help of Turkish Red-Crescent Society they also distributed the Ramadhan Package comprising of cooking oil, sugar, wheat floor, rice, pulses and black tea among thousand Fata displaced families residing in Islamabad and Rawalpndi.

Ikramullah Jan thanked the Pakistan Army officials for their cooperation during distribution of foods among the TDPs families.