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Red Crescent provides First Aid to more than 200 mourners    

KARACHI: The Pakistan Red Crescent (PRC) Sindh Branch has established a two-day First Aid camp in connection with Muharram at Numaish Chowrangi.

The PRC-Sindh medical team consisted of paramedical staff and trained volunteers for providing first aid to mourners in case of any untoward incident during Muharram processions. The PRC Sindh Ambulances were also deployed in this regard.

In a statement, Provincial Secretary, PRC-Sindh, Kanwar Waseem, said that like every year, a two-day first aid camp was established at Numaish Chowrangi. He said that the medical team remained present in the camp to provide treatment to mourners of the procession from morning to till night, while 34 trained and experienced emergency response volunteers, paramedics, and First Aiders of the PRC headed by the Emergency Response Officer (ERO), Zain-ul-Arfeen, have also been put on high alert on the spot to deal with any untoward emergency.

“Our paramedical staff and volunteers have provided first aid to more than 200 mourners and also shifted five seriously injured mourners to the nearest hospital in Red Crescent ambulances,” said PRC-Sindh ERO, Arfeen.

Provincial Secretary, Kanwar Waseem, appreciated the paramedical staff and volunteers for their dedication and providing humanitarian services everywhere to everyone without any discrimination.

-MN Report

September 2, 2020

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