PRCS stresses public awareness of natural calamities
CHITRAL: Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS) is trying its best to raise awareness among people about natural calamities in backward areas like Chitral so that they can cope with such situations, says a press release.
The Red Crescent Pakistan, Aga Khan Agency for Habitat and Rescue 1122, provided training on emergency response, rescue, first-aid and relief to volunteers in the Garam Chashma.
Pakistan Red Crescent Society Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chairman Lt Gen (r) Muhammad Hamid Khan on the occasion supervised a mock emergency drill to evacuate the injured, provide immediate medical aid, shift them to hospital and survey the affected area and provide relief.
Mr Khan said the society would continue assisting the people in Chitral being an area affected by natural disasters.
He also and distributed hygiene kits among 100 families infected with the coronavirus.
Earlier, Hamid Khan inaugurated a hostel built by PRCS with modern facilities for girls at Chitral vegetable market.