PRCS GB provides relief to the victims of flood in Oshikandas, Gilgit

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The Pakistan Red Crescent Society Gilgit-Baltistan provincial branch has provided relief items to 26 victimized families of recent flood in village Oshikhandas of Gilgit district.
The reliefs goods were included tarpaulin sheets,blankets, kitchen sets, oil stoves, water cans,latrine slabs and hygiene kits.
PRCS Provincial Secretary Noor-ul-Ain along with PRCS team distributed the relief items to the effectees in presence of tehsil administration authorities.
PRCS Watsan team setup transitional latrines for the flood affected communities on the occasion.
“PRCS is not an NGO, it is an auxiliary body to the government for humanitarian services so we act according to the request of government authorities when and where needed” said PRCS GB branch Secretary Noor-ul-Ain on the occasion of relief distribution.
She said that the Pakistan Red Crescent Society creates awareness among the vulnerable communities about Disaster Risk Reduction because prevention of natural disasters is not in the hand of human being.
She assured the floods affected communities that PRCS stands with them in this difficult movement and will try its best to provide all kind of humanitarian support in collaboration with the local government.

Dr Rizwan Naseer assumes charge as PRCS Secretary General

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Founder & ex-Director General, Emergency Services Academy & Punjab Emergency Services Dr Rizwan Naseer (Sitara-e-Imtiaz) has assumed the charge of Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS) as Secretary General.

PRCS Chairman Dr Saeed Elahi welcomed Dr Rizwan Naseer to the PRCS and hoped that with a golden track record throughout his career, he will not only prove an asset for the PRCS but also for the Red Cross/Red Crescent Movement.

Dr Rizwan Naseer thanked the Chairman and Governance of the PRCS for their trust and assured that under the leadership of Dr Saeed Elahi, the PRCS will emerge as a more effective humanitarian organization of the country.

 

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International Youth Day Celebrations – 12th August, 2015

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Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS) is planning to organize International Youth Day on 12th August, 2015 at the PRCS National Headquarters, Islamabad. The theme of the day is “Youth Civic Engagement”.

We invite young people/professionals to submit Photographs; portraying how young people in Pakistan can work together to create effective and long-lasting change.

Last date for submission of entries (along with contact details) is 5th August, 2015. Best 03 Photographs will be awarded prizes.

PRCS proposes Rapid Response Emergency Service on Pak-China Economic Corridor

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: The Pakistan Red Crescent Society Chairman Dr Saeed Elahi on Wednesday proposed PRCS vision to establish Rapid Response Emergency Service on Pak-China Economic Corridor.
This was proposed during a high level Chinese Delegation visit to PRCS National Headquarters.
Dr Saeed Elahi said that PRCS vision is to establish a RAPID RESPONSE EMERGENCY SERVICE on the Route covers, Road Traffic Accident, Cardiac Emergencies, Trauma Majors and Minors, Major Disasters, Air Ambulances and DRONE monitors and Defibrillator. This can be established through capacity building on International guidelines through Institute of Learning Emergency Medicine and Ambulance Services College Pakistan PRCS –DRIP Project.

 

 

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