Affected People

Affected People

A term of art referring to those people who need immediate assistance for basic survival (e.g., food, water, shelter, sanitation and immediate medical assistance) during a period of emergency.
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He stalked gravely to the coach door, pulled off his hat, and held it above his head at arm's length, cocking his little finger in the air at the same time, as some affected people do, when they take a cup of tea.
The affected people, who were paraded at the headquarters of the Task Force, by the chairman of the agency, Mr Yinka Egbeyemi, were all from Jigawa State.
He said that arrangements for provision of edibles and medicines have been made on a priority basis and administrative officers have been directed to monitor relief activities for the affected people in their districts and ensure ongoing relief operations continuously.
He said that arrangements for the provision of edibles and medicines had been made on preferential basis and administrative officers have also been directed to monitor relief activities of the affected people in their respective districts and should ensure ongoing relief operations continuously.
She reviewed the relief work being carried out by the concerned authorities and enquired about the problems of the affected people. She assured the affected people to make all out efforts for the provision of relief to them.
Talking to PTVnews, Chairman of the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) Lieutenant General Muhammad Afzal said the operation center will immediately respond to the rains-affected people across the AJK and will coordinate between the flood affected people and concerned officials in order to provide relief to them instantly.
THE authorities' attention is invited towards the sufferings being faced by the affected people of Tarbela Dam project who were resettled at Ghazi Hamlet Colony.
To help affected people overcome the adversities and promptly restore their lives back to normal, Taiwan said it is willing to cooperate with the Philippines by providing necessities and assistance specifically required by the affected people.
Qatar's ambassador to Kenya Jabor bin Ali al-Dosari, who participated in the distribution of food to the affected people, praised Qatar Charity for its humanitarian efforts in Kenya and encouraged the implementation of more relief and development projects in these poor areas.
The deputy director of the OCHA office explained the current work plan and the humanitarian projects that will be implemented to alleviate the suffering of displaced and affected people, expressing appreciation for the facilities provided by the local authority leadership in the maintenance of humanitarian projects which comes within the emergency response program for the displaced people of Hodeidah.
The Prime Minister reminded all the affected people to give priority to their own safety, adhere to the advice of the authorities and be steadfast.
In all, 49 tonnes of food items, medical supplies and tents were delivered to affected people in Iraq by a team from Lekhwiya Search and Rescue Team, which will provide relief in coordination with the authorities concerned and help reach the affected people.