Rescue 1122 Performance In Rain Accidents
THE Punjab Emergency Service (Resuce1122) has carried out a review of its overall performance in all districts of Punjab regarding monsoon rain emergencies.
According to a press release issued here on Monday, the Service has responded to 1,142 emergencies which include building collapse incidents, electric shock emergencies, drowning incidents, road accidents due to slippery roads and fall into manhole incidents.
The provincial monitoring cell of the Punjab Emergency Service has established close coordination with the Metrological Department to ensure timely monsoon and flood forecasting for early warning.
The 1,142 emergences include 138 building collapse incidents in all districts of Punjab; 44 in Lahore, one in Rawalpindi, 28 in Faisalabad, four in Multan, 13 in Gujranwala, six in Sargodha, four in DG Khan, one in Sahiwal, four in Sialkot, one in Murree, three in Jhang, three in Gujrat, one in Attock, two in Jhelum, four in TT Sing, three in Mianwali, five in Kasur, two in Okara, one in Hafizabad, one in Sheikhupura, three in Nankhana Sahib, one in Khushab, one in Mandi Bahauddin and one in Bhakkar. With regard to building collapse incidents, Rescue 1122 shifted 18 dead and 169 injured people to hospitals and gave one-spot first aid to 61 people.
The 1142 emergences include 295 electric shock emergencies; 85 in Lahore, 11 in Rawalpindi, 13 in Faisalabad, 64 in Multan, 17 in Gujranwala, one in Sargodha, 27 in DG khan, 10 in Sialkot, 13 in Jhang, nine in Khanewal, nine in Rajanpur, three in Gujrat, two in Attock, three in TT Sing, five Mianwali, 15 in Kasur, one in Pakpattan, one in Hafizabad, one in Nankana Sahib, one in Narowal and four in Bhakkar. As many as 37 expired and 191 injured people were shifted to hospitals by Rescue 1122 whereas 58 patients were given first aid.