Rescue-1122 evacuates 198,511 flood affectees


Rescue 1122 evacuated 198,511 flood affectees in the devastation flood-hit south Punjab which gravely affected to districts Rajanpur and DG Khan.

This was stated by Punjab Emergency Service Department (PESD) DG while presiding over the monthly performance view meeting at Rescue Headquarters. All Heads of wings of Emergency Services Headquarters and Academy were also present.

PESD DG said that Rescue 1122 rescued 374,809 victims including 187,034 flood-affected people while responding to 138,127 emergencies across Punjab with an average response time of seven minutes during August 2022.

He stated that some 1050 rescuers, 140 boats with 149 OBMs, 83 ambulances, five logistic trucks, 7 boat carrier trucks, and 9 water bowsers were deployed in flood-affected districts of DG Khan and Rajanpur.

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