Pasni, 11 January 2022 (TDI): Pakistan Air Force continues its relief operations for flood victims in Balochistan. The Forces’ aircraft mainly used in transportation and deployment, C-130, is being used for the purpose of providing rescue goods to the flood victims. So far, it has undertaken 13 sorties.


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131,887 pounds of relief goods were transported via air. An array of items ranging from the dry ration, drinking water, medicinal drugs, tents, and blankets for warmth were included in the goods’ package.

Not only that but medical camps in Pasni have also been established and PAF doctors assisted by the paramedical staff are working day and night and are on their toes to facilitate the masses in every possible way.

The recent early January rains, that inundated the low-lying areas of Balochistan and Gawadar left the people in great misery and pain. The destitute have become homeless and infrastructure was badly affected.

Additionally, the communication system in the district was also disrupted making things more difficult. But despite the disaster, Pakistan Air Force, Pakistan Navy, Pakistan Army troops all responded swiftly for rescue purposes.

Civil administration was greatly relieved by the assistance that was provided. Dewatering of flooded vicinities, shifting stuck people to safer areas, providing basic food and water, and establishing medical camps were some of the immediate services that were provided.

Furthermore, it must be noted that rescue operations are still ongoing and relief goods are still being transported to assist the masses. The aircrafts of the Pakistan Air Force are playing a significant role in this time of crisis.

Recently, torrential rains and ensuing floods wreaked havoc in the province. As a result, the local populace of the backward province was immensely affected. Relief operations are underway. The Chinese Embassy in Pakistan also distributed basic commodities amongst the natives.