KARACHI: Pakistan Navy teams in connection with its on-going Flood Relief Operation MADAD have rescued 372 people including men, women and children from different areas of district Sukkur.
During the Rescue Operation, people have been evacuated and shifted to safe places from Saeedabad, Goth Ali Nawaz, Hussain Buksh Lashair, Sohbat Baloch and Kingri of district Sukkur, said a statement of ISPR on Wednesday.
While establishing its relief operation headquarters at Sujawal, Pakistan Navy’s Divers and Rescue teams equipped with Zulu boats, de-watering pumps, life jackets and life saving medicines were functioning/deployed at Kingri, Ghotki, Khairpur, Sukkur, Badin and Jati.
The Emergency Relief Teams (ERTs) have also been put on the high alert in the areas of Lahore, Ormara, Makran, Pasni, Gwadar, Jiwani, Turbat, Shah Bandar, Sujawal and Ghotki to meet any eventuality.
All possible arrangements for safe evacuation of flood affectees, search and rescue of missing persons and provision of medical assistance and other necessities have been made.
Transportation of required equipments and supplies has also been ensured.
Liaison with PDMA (Sindh/Balochistan/Punjab) and the local government is being maintained, Medical teams are on high alert and the situation of flood is being closely monitored for any prompt response.