ICT Administration prepared a comprehensive plan to deal with the heatwave

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ICT Administration has prepared a comprehensive plan to deal with the heatwave which is likely to persist from 15-21 May, 2022, as per information received from National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA).

Accordingly, MCI, CDA and DHO Office Islamabad and Polyclinic dispensaries have been instructed for the establishment of Heat Stroke Centres.

Moreover, awareness campaign for general public about the situation with respect to heat wave has been carried out which covers necessary measures to avoid direct exposure to sunlight especially by senior citizens and children during peak hours between 1000-1700 hours, and judicious use of water for drinking and cooling-off.

Furthermore, an alert has been issued to the health authorities and hospitals in the jurisdiction of Islamabad.

Besides, Agriculture Directorate and Department of Livestock have been directed to ensure the requirement of water for standing crops, orchards, plantations and cattle.

Emergency services / Fire Brigades have been directed to stay alert against possible fires and undertake preventive measures where ever possible.