PDMA distributes corona safety equipment to health dept
PESHAWAR: The Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA), Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in collaboration with National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) was providing safety equipment to all concerned departments including Health Department and District Administrations for quarantine centres and others to counter pandemic COVID-19.
The PDMA distributed 64 numbers of different types of items with relevant departments, said a press release issued on Sunday.
Meanwhile, World Health Organization Chief of Mission Pakistan Dr. Palitha Mahipala visited PDMA office. Director General PDMA gave a detailed briefing about the activities of PDMA KP.
DG PDMA said that the government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa was providing all possible support and facilitates to the masses in this hour of need. PDMA providing safety equipment to all concerned departments and PDMA-PEOC was working round the clock and doctors were available here for guidance of the masses and can be contacted on toll free number 0800 01700.
WHO Chief of Mission Pakistan appreciated the efforts of PDMA and said PDMA had key role to mitigate of effects of the disaster. He added that representatives of DHQ will also help to carry out needs assessment of quarantine and lockdown areas.
He also visited PDMA provincial emergency operation center which was active round the clock and was informed about the function of the emergency operation center. - APP