Pakistan Army, Navy on the frontline to tackle Dadu flooding

Pakistan Army, Navy on the front line to tackle Dadu flooding.

The devastating rains in the province of Sindh have led to a disastrous amount of flooding and torrential flooding across the region. One of the most affected regions, Dadu, is struggling to relocate and rehabilitate its residents. Moreover, many are left with no resources to survive.

There are 350 villages in the district of Dadu that have been affected by the heavy rains and flooding. This is making the lives of residents even worse.

Special helicopters were "flown for evacuating stranded people including women, children and elderly to safer places, distribution of cooked meals and providing necessary medical care", the ISPR said. — Online/Nadeem Khawer/File
Special helicopters were “flown for evacuating stranded people including women, children and elderly to safer places, distribution of cooked meals and providing necessary medical care”, the ISPR said. — Online/Nadeem Khawer/File Source: The News.

In these challenging times, the Pakistan Army and Navy are leading the front-line efforts just as usual. The media wing of the Army stated that the Navy has currently served more than 150 people in the affected region. Also, the Navy has been responsible for distributing more than 34,000 ration packs to needy.

The media wing added that several aerial apparatus such as helicopters are being used in the efforts. These helicopters are being used to survey the area as well as rescue individuals.

Besides the medical treatment of individuals by the Pakistan Navy, cooked meals are also being handed out to compensate for the lack of residence and a safe place among these affectees. Water, edibles, and also dry ration materials are being given out.

Along with heavy rains, there has been a breach of Nai Gaj Dam. This dam has been a crucial factor in this disaster. Since the breaching of the dam, many nearby villages have been underwater. It is said that more than 12 villages have been affected by the breach of this dam.

The media wing added that the Pakistan Army is establishing a medical camp to provide care for these affectees. Moreover, boats have been called in to rescue stranded people and relocate them to safer places.

The Pakistan Army is no stranger to these efforts and has previously worked alongside the government to provide disaster relief. They have a proven track record of helping the people in need by putting themselves in the front-line. Till the disaster is controlled Pakistan Army, Navy are on the frontline to tackle Dadu flooding.

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