The Director General, Punjab Emergency Services (Rescue 1122) & Emergency Services Academy Dr. Rizwan Naseer, while addressing the specialized Search & Rescue Team of Rescue 1122 and Emergency Services Academy, said that team has been on standby since the Nepal Earthquake on Saturday morning. He further said that the team needs to maintain a high level of preparedness and readiness to be able to effectively respond to any disaster within the country or internationally as it has been performing during the floods since 2010 and several building collapse incidents nationally. He appreciated the efforts of the team for maintaining a high level of alertness and readiness. The team has been established according to the United National International Search & Rescue Advisory Group guidelines and comprises of the Team Leader, Deputy Team Leader, Planning and Coordination, and three Squads.
SEARCH & RESCUE TEAMS OF RESCUE 1122 STANDBY FOR NEPAL EARTHQUAKE
Apr 26, 2015