Karachi, August 03, 2015 (PPI-OT):More than 4000 people have been rescued in last 24- hours by the Pakistan Navy teams deployed at Badin, Khairpur, Sukkur, Pano Aqil, Larkana, Rani Pur and Gambat during the on-going flood relief operation MADAD. Besides transporting to safe areas and providing them with all necessary medical assistance, a Tent Colony has also been established by Pakistan Navy at Khairpur for Temporary rehabilitation of displaced people.
Presently, more than 700 flood affectees are accommodated at Pakistan Navy’s Relief Camp and are being provided with requisite facilities, More than 6 tonnes of relief goods have also been distributed amongst them by the Commander Pak Marines; expressly stationed at PN Rescue Camp Sukkur to supervise the Relief efforts. Since the launching of Operation MADAD, a total of more than 12 thousand people have been rescued since. Pakistan Navy Field Commands are maintaining close liaison with PDMA and other concerned civil administrations to respond to any flood related emergency.
For more information, contact:
Lieutenant Commander Shakeel Ahmad
Directorate of Public Relations
Cell: +92-333-2171764, +92-300-2171038