In view of the prevailing hot weather in the metropolis, 10 emergency relief camps have been set up at different places in District Municipal Corporation (DMC), Karachi South, an official said on Thursday.
These have been established at Women and Child Clinic Agra Taj, Shershah Road Maternity Home, Ghazi Abdul Qayyum Maternity Home Lyari, ED Dispensary Saddar, Hijrat Colony Dispensary, Lyari Maternity Home, Miranpir Maternity Home , Usman abad Dispensary, Eidgah Maternity Home, Bihar Colony Maternity Home and Dispensary.
Water coolers, towels, ORS, shaded places have also been made available there, it was further pointed out.
The chairman of DMC Karachi South, Malik Muhammad Fayyaz, has urged the people not to move out unnecessarily in the scorching heat, cover the head. In case of any problem, doctor should be consulted immediately.
He said that at various dispensaries in DMC South, First Response Centres (FRCs) have been established.
Fayyaz said that efforts have been made to provide maximum possible medical facilities to the people for protection from heat wave.—APP