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Rescue, operations afoot for snow-rain hit victims: NDMA

ISLAMABAD: National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) with the coordinated efforts of Provincial Disaster Management (PDMA) were fully active and continuing operations to rescue the lives and properties of Balochistan and other snow-rain hit areas.
According to the spokesperson of NDMA Brigadier Waseem Uddin,  NDMA is utilizing all possible resources to providing all necessary support to the victims of snow-rain hit areas in Balochistan and Neelum Valley.
He said Teams of the NDMA and other concerned departments have been carrying out relief operation in the affected areas.
The affected families are being provided with food, blankets, medicine through helicopters, he added.
He further said more quantities of medicine, edibles and other necessary items had been dispatched to the rain-hit areas on Wednesday. He told the departments concerned including Rescue 1122, Health, Revenue, Police, Livestock and others are continuously working to provide relief to victims.
On the orders of the PM Imran Khan NDMA is providing every possible assistance and coordinating rescue and relief operations with the PDMA to ensure a maximum life-saving response.
The PDMA has issued directions to people, particularly tourists, to avoid unnecessary travel in snowbound and landslide-prone areas during the prevailing weather conditions.
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