Main of Army Headquarters (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Saturday vowed not to rest until “everyone one of flood the victim is not only achieved, but also rehabilitated, regardless of how a lot of effort required”, military said in statement.
According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), General Bajwa visited flood-affected areas of Balochistan today. COAS went to flood relief camps and medical facilities set up in Got Saduri, Lahra and Lasbel and asked about the welfare of local people affected by flash floods.
He also met troops busy in relief operations and commended their efforts in service of men, women as well as children in grief
” safety and well-being of our compatriots are coming first and we won’t rest until each one of flood the victim is not only achieved, but also rehabilitated, regardless of how a lot of effort required”military” media withISPR, quotes him as saying.
” people of Pakistan is our priority and we won’t spare any effort to help them in it’s a difficult time.”
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COAS instructed to use all available resources to assist civil administration for rescue, assistance and rehabilitation of people and infrastructure in flood- affected areas.
“We must reach out to our brothers and sisters in need without waiting for orders and help overcome this natural disaster,” the commander-in-chief of the army emphasized.
Historic monsoon rains and floods have affected more than 30 million people over in last several weeks across the country. Destruction of infrastructure and breakdown in channels of connection adds to difficulties faced authorities in rescue and rescue work in in region.
government called on in international community to help how he struggles to cope with in aftermath of torrential rains that triggered mass floods, killing almost 1000 people.
Pakistani army has also accelerated its relief efforts for flood victims during past 24 hoursreported earlier by ISPR in day.
Commander of the Peshawar Corps, Lieutenant General Hasan Azhar Hayat visited flood-affected areas in Nowshera and instructed to take all measures in rescue, relief and rehabilitation efforts on on an emergency basis in coordination with civil administration.
He also aims to ensure that all resources are used for help injured population and restore critical communication infrastructure.
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According to ISPR, total of 5,487 rations and over 1,200 tents were distributed to families affected by the floods.
The press release also states that 117 relief camps have been set up across the country.
To help in flood casualties, 7,522 Pakistani army personnel were deployed along with 50 boats and 25 field medical camps also was found. To date, 25,000 patients have been cured.
In addition, a Coordination Center for Flood Relief was established under the Air Defense Command of the Ground Forces. with mandate to coordinate rescue and relief efforts in synchronization with stakeholders at the military level.
The press release says that the nationwide collection points were created to join forces with regarding the collection and dissemination of relief items.