Pakistan Navy dispatches relief goods to earthquake victims

Pakistan Navy mobilised its resources to carry out relief and support operations in quake-hit areas.

“Medical teams comprising ambulances, doctors and paramedical staff equipped with necessary medicines have been dispatched to Swat,” a press release issued by the navy said.

“In addition, trucks containing relief goods have also been dispatched to Swat for distribution among affectees in coordination with District Administration. Relief goods from Karachi will be transported through Pakistan Navy Aircraft,” it added.

Further, the Pakistan Navy has established a Crisis Management Cell at the Naval Headquarters in Islamabad to oversee earthquake relief operations while a Forward Relief Response Centre has also been set-up at Swat.

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