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ANALYSIS: A tragedy within the tragedy — Mir Mohammad Ali Talpur

The adverse consequences of frequent natural disasters compounded by the wilful neglect and deliberate relief obstruction the Pakistani authorities in Balochistan create, and we see the crudest enactment of ‘a tragedy within the tragedy’ scenario

The UN relief agencies have warned that the humanitarian situation in flood-hit Balochistan has become ‘very precarious’. Mr Martin Mogwanja, the regional UN humanitarian coordinator said, “The situation in Balochistan is a tragedy within the tragedy.” I presume he too will be labelled as a RAW agent with a mission to malign Pakistan. Another UNHCR representative said, “We all have a tendency to follow the course of the River Indus, and Balochistan risks being neglected…But we will not let this happen, and are scaling up our response.” Lofty and commendable ideals but sadly the ground realities are quite different and the UN and its bodies here are restricted to Hotel Serena in Quetta due to unjustified restrictions imposed in the name of security and which have led to “a tragedy within the tragedy”.

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Help! Balochistan

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BRP urges Balochs to decline military’s relief-assistance in Mekran

Brahamdagh Bugti

QUETTA: The Baloch Republican Party (BRP) has appealed to all flood-stricken Balochs of Mekran to overtly reject all assistance given to them by the federal government and the country’s military in the wake of Cyclone Phet.
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Pictures of Gwadar flood devastation

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Source: Tha Baloch Hal & Gwank.org

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