HYDERABAD (HAFEEZ SHAIKH) – Tando Muhammad Khan Deputy Commissioner Syed Barkat Ahmed Rizvi Friday declared rain emergency in the entire district and called all the officials of departments concerned to remain alert during the monsoon season.
In order to meet current monsoon season, he said that shift-wise duties of staff concerned has been assigned to ensure round the clock to help the citizens.
In addition to DDMA, the Deputy Commissioner informed that District Disaster Cell has also been established in his office and other talukas including Tando Muhammad Khan, Bulri Shah Karim and Tando Ghulam Hyder to supplement the efforts for protecting citizens from any kind of disaster.
Meanwhile, Liaquat University of Medical Health Sciences’ Pediatric Unit Chairperson Salma Shaikh has advised the citizens to take precautionary measures to avoid water-borne diseases. Excessive loss of fluid through the intestinal tract can happen when the intestine is “inflamed” or damaged and when bacteria or viruses cause the lining of the intestine to produce more fluid than can be absorbed, she said adding that in this rainy season, dehydration could be defined as the lack of water from the body and the diseases of the gastrointestinal tract could lead to dehydration in various ways but often dehydration becomes the major problem in an otherwise self-limited illness. Fluid loss might even be severe enough to become life-threatening, she said.
About the solution of the dehydration, she said that an oral dehydration solution (ORS) is an exact mixture of water, salt and sugar and these solutions could be absorbed even when affected child is vomiting.
Meanwhile, the management of Hyderabad Electric Supply Company has announced the schedule of power closure on September 10, 14, 17 and 21 from 8 a.m. to 12 noon following the installation of Aerial Bundled Cable (ABC) and other necessary repair and maintenance work at 132 KV Qasimabad Grid Station. According to the Hesco spokesman, the areas of Muslim Society, Memon Society and Wahdat Colony connected with 11 KV GOR Feeder will be affected as a result of scheduled power closure.
Meanwhile, the Sindh University Controller of Examinations on Friday announced the result of LLB Part-I Annual Examination 2011. According to the result summary, a total of 1,306 candidates have been declared successful among 1,848 who appeared in the examinations. Out of 1,848 candidates, 465 candidates have been declared fail in different subjects while the results of 61 candidates have been with-held due to incomplete documents by conduct branch of the university. The mark sheets are being dispatched to the candidates.