Punjab Rescue Lost Helpline 1192
LAHORE: The Punjab Emergency Service Rescue 1122 has launched the “Rescue Lost Helpline-1192” to reunite the lost emergency victims of accidents, emergency and disaster with their families. Rescue 1122 deals with around 3000 accidents and emergencies on a daily basis all over Punjab in which it often receives unattended unconscious or dead victims of accidents, emergencies and disasters. Therefore, a dire need was felt to establish a mechanism for reuniting the unattended victims with their families, for which, Rescue Lost Helpline 1192 has been launched. Information or assistance might be got from the helpline in case someone gets lost due to any accident, emergency or disaster.
The Director General Punjab Emergency Service Dr Rizwan Naseer approved out soft launching of the ‘Rescue Lost Helpline-1192 to reunite the families of lost emergency victims of accidents, emergency and disaster.Service is dealing with around 3000 accidents and emergencies on daily basis across Punjab in which Service often receives unattended unconscious or dead victims.Therefore, a dire need was felt to establish a mechanism for reuniting the unattended victims with their families, for which LOST Helpline 1192 has been launched, where a person can get information or assistance if any member of the family gets lost in any emergency or disaster.
Initially this Helpline has been launched with three lines and purpose built software for 24/7 services to deal with lost victims of emergencies. The families of lost victims can seek help to locate his/ her lost family member on this helpline. Rescue 1122 Emergency Service had become a leading emergency service in Pakistan, having infrastructure across Punjab as well as in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Gilgit-Baltistan and Azad Kashmir which could be effectively utilised to reunite family members with each other.
1192 number was allocated for Rescue Lost Helpline by Pakistan Telecommunication Authority. There would be initially three lines for 24/7 services. The families of lost victims could seek help to locate their lost family members on the helpline. A software application has been developed to have complete information regarding lost victims and searching data from other sources.
The families of lost victims could seek help to locate their lost family members on this helpline. He appealed to people to dial 1192 in case of any lost emergency victim and requested the media representatives to highlight the scope of Rescue Lost Helpline-1192 across Pakistan for timely reuniting victims of accidents, emergencies and disasters with their families.