PAF assisting civil administration in flood relief and rescue efforts


Pakistan Air Force being well aware of the miseries of the people affected by recent flash floods is making all-out efforts for their welfare and rehabilitation. PAF is empowering state institutions by vigorously undertaking relief operations and assisting civil administration in rescue & relief efforts in the flood-hit areas of Balochistan, Sindh, KPK and South Punjab.

Pakistan Air Force has also established various Field Medical Camps where doctors and para-medical staff are providing free treatment and medicines to the flood affectees round the clock. During the relief operations, Emergency Response Teams of PAF have distributed prepared food, rations and other essential items.

In the past 24 hours, 15719 cooked food packs, 507 water bottles and 3415 ration packs were distributed amongst the needy families of Uthal, Lakhra, Matyari, Shahdadkot, Sohbatpur, Qila Abdullah, Fazilpur, Jhaal Magsi, Hajipur, Basti Sher Muhammad and Basti Jageer Gabool. PAF Emergency Response Teams have been constantly engaged in safe evacuation of flood-trapped people. Moreover, 2416 patients were also attended by medical teams of Pakistan Air Force.

PAF has always remained at the forefront in extending humanitarian assistance during natural calamities. The current relief operations are practical manifestation of Pakistan Air Force’s resolve to extend support to fellow countrymen in the hour of need.—NNI


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