OUR STAFF REPORTER LAHORE The Punjab Emergency Service (Rescue-1122) has deployed specialized flood rescue teams with water rescue equipment in flood alert districts in the wake of recent flood warnings. These teams have been deployed on special instructions of the Provincial Disaster Management Authorities. Besides the routine operational staff, rescuers from low flood risk districts have been deployed in high risk areas in close coordination with the PDMA. Rescue-1122 Director General Dr. Rizwan Naseer finalized the comprehensive flood preparedness and response plan in a meeting with concerned officers at Rescue Headquarters on Monday. Dr Rizwan also directed Provincial Monitoring Cell of Rescue-1122 for round the clock monitoring of flood risks; warnings and rescue operations across the province. In this regard close liaison has been maintained with PAK MET and PDMA. According to the final arrangements, as many as 15 boats, 13 emergency ambulances, 42 OBM engines, 12 relief tents, 286 life jackets, 60 life buoys, 60 life rings, three rescue vehicles along with water rescue teams of Headquarters have been deployed in flood alert districts including Kasur, Okara and Pakpattan. These Rescue teams have provided rescue services and evacuated 82 people from Toba Tek Sing, 45 from Gujrat and 28 from Narowal. Furthermore, Rescue-1122 has provided first aid to 276 persons in inundated areas. Medical camps have also been established which are working round the clock to provide immediate help.