ISLAMABAD The Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS) medical teams has so far treated 60,000 flood affectees some 15,000 of them severe diarrhoea cases and providing free medicines and ambulance service to the patients of diarrhoea and water borne diseases besides water purification tablets. The PRCS Chairperson, Senator Nilofar Bakhtiar stated this while talking to media here on Sunday. She said the 31 health teams in collaboration with International Federation of Red Cross/Red Crescent Societies and International Committee of Red Cross are working round the clock in different worst affected areas of Southern Punjab, Sindh and KP. The PRCS has set up water filtration plants in southren punjab and Sindh with a capacity of 1,000,000 (10 lakh) litters clean drinking water per day. She said specialist PRCS Watsan (water and sanitation) teams are reactivating equipment from former Spanish Red Cross Watsan Emergency Response Units, first shipped to Pakistan as part of the international response to the 2007 floods, and more has been flown in from Spain. One unit, trucked from Karachi, has been set up at Shikarpur town near a flyover where some about 2,000 people are sleeping in Red Crescent tents and pumping up to 20,000 litres a day as the people here were drinking dirty water from a lake before this, She added. Theres no relief effort more vital after a flood than safe water and this is the most immediate necessity after a flood and we will be establishing at least four more units with a capacity of 200,000 litters per day with Spanish-made purification equipment over the next few days, she continued. She said besides that another PRCS team supported by delegates from the Austrian and Swedish Red Cross will be providing clean water for up to 40,000 people in two districts of Punjab province in couple of days and the PRCS will be providing 400,000 litres clean drinking water per day to the affectees in the flood areas. To a question Nilofar said that PRCS is providing relief and medical cover to over 2.1 million people all over the country out of which 90,000 families (630,000 individuals) each in Punjab, Sindh and KP.