President Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) Dr Nisar ul Hassan Friday in a statement said that doctors of the valley will donate one day salary for rehabilitation of flood victims. In this connection DAK has decided to open a bank account in which doctors will credit their one day salary.
According to a statement issued to KNS, DAK President Dr Nisar met EJAC president Qyoom Wani and requested him that all other employees should also donate their one day salary towards flood victims who agreed to the request. Dr Nisar also appealed overseas Kashmiri doctors working in various countries to donate generously for rehabilitating families of flood victims. “People are requested to add chlorine to drinking water and use bleaching powder to surroundings as disinfectant to prevent any epidemic of water borne diseases like cholera, typhoid, leptospirosis and hepatitis. People can have chlorine tablets from nearby medical camps or can have them from NIT Hazratbal medical camp where I am personally stationed. Doctors working voluntarily in medical camps will continue as long as their services are needed.” Dr Nisar said that “I am grieved at the loss of precious human lives and express my heartfelt sympathies to the bereaved families.DAK expressed solidarity with the families who have lost their property due to floods and it stands by them at this critical juncture. Kashmiris have shown courage in this testing time by rescuing their brethren and are providing food, shelter and medicines to flood victims.”