Thursday, February 9

Pakistan Red Crescent Sindh sets up heatstroke centre

KARACHI: Pakistan Red Crescent (PRC) Sindh chapter on Tuesday established a Heatstroke Center at Hilal-e-Ahmer House, Teen Talwar Clifton, Karachi to facilitate people in ongoing hot weather.

The center is set up in view of soaring temperature and to assist people suffering from heatstroke. Moreover, it aims at to create awareness about heat stroke and effective response techniques to prevent it.

PRC Sindh branch is dedicated towards assisting the humanitarian needs and facilitate general public. The center offers water and juices to commuters and pedestrians to combat dehydration and health emergency.

However, PRC district branch Sanghar has also conducted an awareness session regarding heat related illness and its prevention.

About 200 people participated in the session.