COAS to visit flood-hit areas of Sindh and Balochistan today
Pakistan Army launches separate helplines to reach out flood affectees
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The ISPR DG in a statement issued said that the Army Chief will get latest updates on the ground and meet the troops busy in rescue and relief efforts.
Army Flood Relief centre has been established at Headquarters Army Air Defence Command Rawalpindi to oversee, coordinate National Flood Relief efforts across the country in coordination with Military Operations Directorate.
Flood Relief Centres being established in various parts of the country to assist collection, transportation and distribution of flood relief goods to flood victims in various provinces. Army troops are shifting people to safer places, providing shelter, meals and busy in medical care to flood affectees
Pakistan Navy spokesperson said that Pak Navy divers’ teams are shifting the trapped people due to floodwaters to the safer places and also medical teams are providing them free medicines.
Navy Relief Camps have been set up on various points in the calamity-hit areas.
Relief and rescue teams of Pakistan Navy are engaged in areas of Sindh including Gharo, Jati, Kandiaro, Sajawal, Chauhar Jamali, Mirpur Khas, Thatta, Badin, Dadu and Qamber, said spokesperson of Pak Navy.
Also, teams are working for the water disposal to bring normalcy in these areas.
Pakistan Navy Commanders Coast Rear Admiral Javed Iqbal reviewed navy personnel relief efforts via land and air visit.
Pakistan Navy showed its resolved to provide all out efforts for the families waiting for the help.
Helpline set up for flood affectees
Pakistan Army Flood Relief help line has been established. Army spokesperson said that Army help desks across Pakistan in various formations can be reached on Universal Access Number (UAN) 1135.
And for KP residents, they can call 1125 to reach Pak Army Flood Relief helpline.
PAF efforts for flood victims
PAF MAKING ALL OUT EFFORTS FOR THE WELFARE OF FLOOD VICTIMS OF BALOCHISTAN, SINDH AND SOUTH PUNJAB pic.twitter.com/bAuEL3Zc2c— DGPR (AIR FORCE) (@DGPR_PAF) August 26, 2022
Army Flood Relief Centre has been established at Headquarters Army Air Defence Command Rawalpindi to oversee, coordinate National Flood Relief efforts across the country in coordination with Military Operations Directorate.
The forward bases are functional at Nagarparker, Badin, Thatha, Sujawal, Sangarh, Jamshoro, Mir Pur Khaas and Dadu districts for providing ration and relief items among flood affectees.
Three additional forward bases, established at Tando Allah Yar and Matiari Mobile medical teams, are providing medical care in far flung areas of the province.
25 August, 2022: Pakistan Air Force is actively participating in rescue and relief operations in flood affected areas of Balochistan, Sindh and South Punjab. PAF emergency response teams are continuously busy in evacuating flood victims to safe areas. pic.twitter.com/olvKAOkTY6— DGPR (AIR FORCE) (@DGPR_PAF) August 25, 2022
Reporter Saud Butt