Pakistan

PAKISTAN RED CRESCENT SOCIETY HUMANITARIAN RESPONSE A SPECIAL REPORT ON Red Crescent PHET Response - PHET, IDPs, Avalanches and Land Slides

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PRCS Profile

The Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS) is a statutory body created by an act of Parliament. It is the leading national non- governmental humanitarian organization and its main activities consist of relief work during and after a conflict, disaster relief and auxiliary health and welfare services for the marginalized people. It works as an auxiliary to the government and has a broad range of integrated programs and projects. The Society responds quickly in case of disasters and has the motto: First to arrive at the site of disaster and last to leave. PRCS volunteers and staff provide first aid, evacuation of casualties; food and shelter along with other immediately required relief items.

PRCS Humanitarian Response

PRCS being the largest National Humanitarian Organization has been running numerous operations all over Pakistan. Following its motto of being the first to arrive, recently PRCS has been engaged in four significant operations. Their details are given below.