The outbreak of the violent communal clash has left many homeless. Many are facing an uncertain future without security but acts of humanity and stories of kindness continue to emerge from the state.
In Khurai area under Imphal East, various local clubs and Meira Paibis have opened six relief camps to provide shelter to over 530 villagers who escaped the outbreak of violence from periphery villages of Imphal East.
Speaking to media on the current status of relief camps in Khurai Area, secretary of Joint Committee of Relief Camps Khurai Kons-am Victor expressed disappointment over state gov-emment's delay in setting up proper relief camps for. the victims in Imphal East district.
He stated that the six relief camps had been set up and operating with the support and donations from local residents and organisations.
As such he also appealed to local MLAs to take proactive role in setting a safe, secured and hygienic relief camps for the victims. All 60 MLAs of Manipur should take keen action to provide relief to the victims regardless of the community, he added.
"We have not seen any proactive action from the authorities to open relief. camps even though it has been five days since the or-deal; it is our humble appeal that they take swift responsive actions in providing much needed relief to the victims," he said.
Victor further pointed out that although the six camps provided food and shelter, there is difficulty in vroviding proper medical care
He stated that sever. al pregnant women, aged people and children at the camps were facing immense hardships due to lack of proper medical attention.
"The volunteers provide medical assistarice with the limited medical resource that we have but there people who need proper medical attention as such we urge authorities to dispense proper health experts at the camps to monitor the health status of the people at the camps," he said.
Konsam Victor further noted the six locations in Khurai area where the relief camps had been set up, they include - Ima Ching-joibi relief camp, KSWC Kh-urai Thongam leikai, Khu-rai Sajor leikai High School, Kangla Shango Shang relief camp, YI.K K.ingla Ter pur and Young I'rogressive inion Khurai l' airik yeng-bam leikai.
He highlighted that majority of the residents at the camp dispersed from Saitu, Ekou, Pukhao, Leitanpok-pi, Yumnam Patlou, Wang-khem, Leimakhong among others periphery villages.
He stated that the relief camp provides services to all communities and operates on the motto of peace, love and care regardless of communal lines. As such he further demanded authorities concerned to set up a proper relief for the clash victims of Imphal East.