Bahawalpur ( ): Punjab
Rangers under the supervision of Sector Commander Desert
Rangers Brig. Ejaz Ahmed Najaf played a major role in
rehabilitation of flood effectees of Southern Punjab.
Desert Rangers also participated in rescue and relief
efforts by providing food, shelter and medical assistance
to flood victims. Vice Chancellor, the Islamia University
of Bahawalpur Prof. Dr. Muhammad Mukhtar directed the
IUB Flood Relief Cell to do joint efforts with the Desert
Rangers by sharing resources to help affected people.
A five members German Medical Team of IUB Flood Relief
Cell provided medical treatment and free medicines to
3000 flood victims of Muzaffar Garh district. Around
250 students and faculty members of the IUB alongwith
Prof. Dr. Muhammad Aslam Adeeb, Dean/Registrar visited
the Flood Relief Camp of Punjab Rangers in flood affected
village of Gharibabad near Mahmood Kot. On this occasion
Brig. Ejaz Ahmed Najaf, Sector Commander and Col. Jawed
Serwar, Deputy Sector Commander, Desert Ranger briefed
the students about rehabilitation activities and plan
to re-rebuild 1000 houses. He said that 100 houses,
6 mosques and one primary school has been rehabilitated.
They also appreciated the cooperation by the IUB Flood
Relief Cell. Later, students and faculty members visited
the affected village, participated in re-construction
of the destroyed houses. On this occasion 50 quilts
were also distributed among flood victim families. IUB
team also visited local school, distributed 50 jerseys
among students and gave them fruits and other gifts.