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Army, Navy continue rescue efforts in flood-hit Naya Nazimabad

Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

30th Aug, 2020. 03:00 pm
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Pakistan Army and Navy continue to rescue and relief efforts in the Naya Nazimabad Area of Karachi that got severely affected by the recent spell of rain.

According to the details, even after three days of rainfall, the area of Naya Nazimabad is still inundated and flooded.

Pakistan Army and Pakistan Navy are busy rescuing the affected families by boats. Residential houses are submerged in 7 to 9 feet of water. Women and the elderly are also being rescued.

People continue to be evacuated by boat to dry places.

Earlier according to the Inter-Service Intelligence, Pakistan Army Engineers cleared COD underpass on Shahrahe Faisal for traffic.

Work on KPT underpass in progress. Availability of Basic commodities including ration items are being provided through mobile teams at badly affected areas. Dewatering at multiple locations continues to ensure civic facilities.

Army Mobile Recovery vehicles are deployed at various choke points to shift vehicles struck in flood to keep the flow of traffic.

32 emergency medical and 56 relief camps established in coordination with civil administration are busy in helping people in distress in various parts of Karachi

Cooked meals being provided to stranded people in flood-hit areas.

3 Army field medical facilities established at Qayyumabad, Surjani, and Sadi town.

Army doctors and paramedics providing immediate emergency medical care to flood victims.

On the other hand, Pakistan Navy Emergency Response and rescue teams evacuated stranded people to safer places and recovered bodies being washed away in a flash flood.Medical camps have also been established to provide treatment and medical assistance to hundreds of displaced patients with free medicines.

Pakistan Navy personnel in collaboration with local administration distributed cooked meal and ration bags among hundreds of evacuated people.

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