Pakistan Air Force (PAF) on Tuesday dedicated maximum efforts towards relief and rehabilitation operations for flood-stricken people as the recent massive flash floods had caused a catastrophic situation in KP, Sindh, Balochistan, and South Punjab.

In order to facilitate the countrymen during this hour of need, the PAF has started providing swift medical relief to counter prevailing diseases such as Dengue, Malaria, Diarrhea, Cholera, and Dysentery in the flood-affected areas, a PAF news release said.

It added that recently, the contaminated water had further aggravated the problems of flood victims in the form of pandemic diseases. However, different medical Lab Collection Points were established for rapid diagnosis of waterborne diseases and prompt medical services were being provided to save precious lives.

The PAF helicopters and transport fleet were also actively participating in the transportation of food and medical supplies along with the safe evacuation of the flood victims. During the last 24 hours, Pakistan Air Force has distributed 18,510 cooked food packs, 300 water bottles, and 1,920 ration packs consisting of basic food commodities amongst needy families.

Moreover, in addition to the provision of free food and shelter, 1,440 patients were also attended to by the medical teams of the Pakistan Air Force in Field Medical Camps of PAF.