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Pakistan Army continues relief operations in flood-hit Dadu


Komal FatimaWeb Editor

09th Aug, 2020. 12:54 pm
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Pakistan Army continues relief operations in flood-hit Dadu

Pakistan Army has continued its rescue and relief operations in the Dadu district of Sindh as recent rainfall has damaged Nai Gaj Dam.

Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Sunday, “Pakistan Army troops [are] busy in relief & rescue efforts in various areas of Dadu to help people affected by recent hill torrent and breach of Flood Protection Bund of Nai Gaj Dam”.

ISPR said that Pakistan Army troops have reached the affected areas of Dadu to help the people trapped in the floods. Army engineers and medical teams along with motorboats are also involved in the flood relief and rescue operation.

On the other hand, the Provincial Disaster Management Authority said that it had dispatched six motorboats and more than 5000 rescue and relief items including tents, mosquito nets, jerrycans, water coolers and kitchen sets to

Deputy Commissioner Dadu on Saturday to facilitate those affected by the flash floods in Johi area.

In tweets, PDMA Sindh said that it is in “continuous contact with the army and navy to initiate air assistance and rescue through helicopters of stranded people.”

 

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