Relief and Rescue Efforts - Karachi Flood

Rawalpindi - August 26, 2020

No PR-159/2020-ISPR

Relief and rescue efforts continue to help flood victims in various parts of Karachi.

Army Engineers machinery including heavy plant effort is in progress to stop water flow from Malir Nadi by refilling the breached area.

Water in Malir Nadi has reduced and backflow from Quaidabad to Malir Nadi has started.

Army Engineers boats are employed in various areas to shift stranded people to safer places.

Cooked meal being provided to affected population struck due to heavy rains . More than 200 families marooned on rooftops due to heavy flooding in Malir Nadi, Kohi Goth and Dur Muhammad Goth.

Due to heavy water current at the moment, Army helicopters will be flown to rescue these families after weather clearance.