Peshawar   -   The Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA-PaRRSA) under the Relief Rehabilitation & Settlement Department in collaboration with USAID KPRP is in process of establishing eight satellite Rescue 1122 stations on the major highways/motorways in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. 

These stations will save precious human lives by providing emergency medical services (mini operation theatre) to accidents. The location of these stations is (midpoint Kohat –Bannu Road, Gambella N-55 Indus highway, Midpoint M/1 Peshawar to Mardan & M/1 Mardan to Swabi, Katlang Interchange & Malakand Tunnel Malakand Expressway, Lowari Tunnel N-45 Highway and Saria Salah Interchange Hazara Expressway. 

According to Director General PDMA Sharif Hussain “The establishment of Satellite Stations at major Highways/Motorways of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa will reduce loss of human life and properties and effective response to road traffic accidents and ensure the saving of human lives, reducing disabilities in case of a road incident and medical emergencies”. 

He added that “Fabrication of ambulances (mini hospitals) is in process. Work order for procurement of wireless equipment and solar system also placed and will be completed soon. 

All these stations will be completed by December 2022”. 

As per documents, the total cost of these stations is around Rs.185 million including procurement of vehicles, fabrication of container (08’x40’) 2 rooms residence, fabrication of container (08’x20’) office, procurement of wireless equipment and other inventories.