PRCS shifts 153 injured to hospitals, first aid to 231


The Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS) Emergency Response Teams shifted over 153 injured including 4 pregnant women to PIMS and Ploy Clinic besides provision of First Aid to over 231 on the spot at D-Chowk.

PRCS Director Operations Ghulam Muhammad Awan who is supervising the entire operation said that a fleet of 12 state-of-the-art ambulances with first aiders and all necessary medicines are taking part in the operation. He said that over 50 volunteers and staff are in the field.

He said that PRCS Chairman Dr Saeed Saeed Elahi and Secretary General Dr Mahboob are monitoring the situation.

Awan said that PRCS Blood Bank is also on alert to meet the blood requirements and we have over 5000 thousands registered blood donors who are on standby to meet blood requirement in case of any requirement.

He said that over control room is working round the clock at Disaster Management Logistic Center.  Awan said that our volunteers and staff will stay in the field till last and all efforts are being made to provide best possible support to the injured.

He appreciated the efforts and dedication of the staff and volunteers who are working round the clock despite challenging environment.

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PRCS to support 200 displaced families by Indian firing at Sialkot sector


The Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS) in collaboration with International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC) will provide support to 200 families displaced by Indian firing at Charwah sector, Sialkot.
This was told by PRCS Chairman Dr Saeed Elahi while talking to a group of journalists after his visit to the area.
Dr Saeed Elahi said that during his visit to the area he held meeting with District Coordination Officer and notable where he was briefed about the plights of the displaced families.
He said that the families will be provided relief items and necessary medical care. He said that the Red Crescent stands with the affected families and will fully support the victims within available resources.

The Chairman said that the PRCS in collaboration with local administration, Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industries, Sialkot Bar Council and others will set up a district response team to effectively respond to any mishap in the district. The PRCS will also provide first aid training at the district level under its programme “First Aider at every Home”.
Dr Saeed Elahi, during his visit also held a meeting with Dr Sarfraz Bashir, President Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industries. The PRCS Secretary General Dr Mahboob Sardar gave a detailed presentation about the PRCS activities and its future initiatives.
The SCCI President assured full support to the PRCS in its activities and the chamber members showed full interest in the PRCS activities and stressed the need for awareness about the Red Crescent activities in general public.
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PRCS sets up First Aid Camp at D-chowk

First Aid Camp

The Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS) has set up First Aid Camp at D-Chowk to provide medical care to the Protestants besides deputing 12 ambulances with first aiders at different points for rescue in case of any emergency.

The PRCS medical teams after check up provided medicines to the people. Keeping in view, the Society blood bank is working 24/7 for the provision of the blood.
The PRCS has 5000 registered blood donors that were also on standby for the donation of blood in case of any emergency.

PRCS will provide blood pints to the hospitals of Islamabad in case of any emergency.

The PRCS has also set up a control room at its National Headquarters to monitor the situation and respond immediately in case of any response. PRCS Chairman Dr Saeed Elahi is personally supervising the control room for a better and effective response.

PRCS Ambulance fleet marches in Islamabad

PRCS Emergency Ambulance Fleet march in Islamabad in connection with 14 August celebrations. PRCS Ambulance and Blood Bank are working 24/7 to respond to any mishap. PRCS has set up a special control room that is being directly monitored by PRCS Chairman Dr Saeed Elahi. PRCS is also in touch with the registered blood donors that can be called for donation in case of any emergency. A fleet of over 15 ambulances with trained first aiders and all necessary equipments with necessary medicines.