RAWALPINDI - Punjab Emergency Service (Rescue 1122) has finalised and updated its emergency management plan to deal with incidents and emergency situations for the year 2010. In this regard, Director General (DG) Punjab Emergency Service (Rescue 1122) Dr. Rizwan Naseer chaired a meeting of District Emergency Officers from Rawalpindi, Attock, Jhelum, Gujjrat and Murree in which district Emergency Management Plans were discussed here on Tuesday. The purpose of the meeting was to review the emergencies dealt in last year and to evolve an effective emergency management plan to deal with incidents I the future swiftly and efficiently. District Emergency Officer Rawalpindi Dr. Abdur Rahman highlighted the high risk factors of road traffic accidents in district Rawalpindi. It was observed that Rawal Road, Peshawar Road near Charing Cross and Chouhar Chowk, G.T. Road in front of Ayub Park, IJP Road and Islamabad Highway were the most vulnerable roads for traffic accidents. He further identified that mostly fire emergencies occurred due to use of substandard open jumbled electric cables with heavy power load. All District Emergency Officers discussed the total strength of rescue staff, available resources, emergency data, risk factors and prevention strategies. Director General Dr. Rizwan Naseer directed all DEOs to bring all risk factors for road traffic accidents and fires in District Emergency Board meeting, which will be headed by the District Coordination Officer of their respective districts so that risk factors may be minimised in time. He also directed District Emergency Officers to regularly conduct fire drills in their respective districts and ensure the establishment of Community Emergency Response Teams after providing training to the volunteers enrolled with Punjab Emergency Service for smooth management of large-scale emergencies and disasters, and to develop a safer Pakistan.