A PAF C-130 aircraft carrying ration, medicines and raft boats reached PAF Base Shahbaz. On the instructions of Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal, Tahir Rafique Butt, PAF helicopters are being used for aerial drop of dry ration and raft boats for distribution of relief goods. Approximately, 70,000 kilograms of ration containing essential food items and clean drinking water has been distributed in these areas.
Field and mobile hospitals have also been established at Jacobabad, Sukkur and Rajanpur, where PAF doctors and paramedical staff are providing free medical treatment and medicines to the calamity stricken people of these areas.
More than 1,000 flood affectees have been provided with necessary medical treatment, the press release said, adding that PAF was airlifting relief goods donated by the charity and welfare organisations to the flood-hit areas on voluntary basis.