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USAID hands over eight satellite emergency stations to KP
May 21, 2024

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The USAID handed over eight satellite emergency stations to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government in Peshawar today.

Under this unique and innovative plan, the emergency stations will be installed on highways to provide immediate assistance in road accidents.     

This project of satellite emergency stations is the first of its kind in Pakistan.          

Satellite stations will be installed in Shehbaz Khel, district Lakki Marwat on Indus Highway, Spina Mor, Kark, Charsada and Kernal Sher Khan Shaheed Interchange on M1 Motorway, Haripur Interchange on Hazara Motorway, Katlang Interchange on Swat Motorway, Basham, Karakuram Highway and Dir Upper near Lowari top.          

The satellite stations would be equipped with the latest medical and technical facilities, including a small operation theatre powered with solar systems and wireless machinery.         

The satellite station will provide emergency and operational services from the occurrence of the road accident to the transfer to the hospital.