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Thursday, June 13, 2024  
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Cyclone Biparjoy: Emergency help numbers

The cyclone is expected to landfall in parts of Sindh in a few hours
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Cyclone Biparjoy is expected to landfall in Pakistan’s coastal belt along Sindh in a few hours on Thursday.

According to the latest updates from the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD), the direction of the cyclone in the Arabian Sea has changed, while it will enter Pakistani territory at 11 am on Thursday and hit Kati Bandar.

Despite the reduction in the threat of the cyclone, the authorities have appealed to the citizens to take precautions as many areas of Sindh, including Karachi, may be affected by heavy rains.

However, in case of an emergency, Pakistan Disaster Management Authority Sindh has released a list of help lines for Sindh and Karachi.

District South Karachi: 021-99205628

District Korangi Karachi: 021-99333926

District Keamari Karachi: 021-99333176

District Malir Karachi: 021-99248916

District Badin: 0297-920013

District Thatta: 0298-920061-3

District Sajawal: 0298-510833

Moreover, Karachi’s Defence is the most vulnerable due to its proximity to the sea. Local authorities, have also issued an emergency number for the citizens. The can contact the helpline 1092, while emergency response teams have also been deployed at various places.

Apart from that, the authorities have established four information camps and the same number of relief camps in the area.

Relief Camp 1, DHACSS Creek Campus, Phase VIII: 0333-2395709

Relief Camp 2, DA Degree College: 0300-2357851

Relief Camp 3, DHACSS Phase VII Campus: 0336-2753746

Relief Camp 4, DHA SKBZ School: 0300-3090624

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