‘Earthquake and flood survivors facing serious problems’


LAHORE – Survivors of the 2005 earthquake and the 2010 floods are facing acute problems including abuse, exploitation for distribution of resources especially for unaccompanied women, Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi Lecturer Salman Haider said on Tuesday while presenting his research paper at a seminar.
The seminar, Findings on Internally Displaced Persons with Special Focus on Women, was organised by the Legislative Watch Group of the Aurat Foundation, Lahore. The seminar was also addressed by former Lahore High Court Bar Association (LHCBA) president Justice (r) Nasira Javed Iqbal and others.
Justice (r) Nasira gave her expert opinion and presented the draft policy on IDPs. The seminar was followed by a general discussion among group participants, who presented their recommendations.