Rescue 1122 commemorate Disaster Awareness Day

RAWALPINDI:The Punjab Emergency Service (Rescue 1122) commemorated National Disaster Awareness Day to remember the Oct 8, 2005 Earthquake Disaster in northern areas of the country.

In this regard 1122 organized an awareness event at Central Rescue Station here followed by a Awareness Walk.

Dr Abdur Rahman District Emergency Officer Rescue 1122 and other officials participated in the event.

Speaking on the Occasion Dr Abdur Rehman said its nice that a nation is commemorating the tragic disaster and share lesson learnt from the unfortunate incident to better plan for the future.

He appreciated the participation of volunteers, educational institutions and civil services with Rescue 1122 on this day.