Half of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Emergency Calls are False Alarms, 2016 Data Reveals

Analysis of calls to 1122 emergency services reveal that more than half were either irrelevant or just prank calls.
To provide emergency services, rescue 1122 was established in March, 2010 and was seen as an important public service in the face of wave of terrorism in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Even in its infancy, the office carried out hundreds of rescue mission aiding millions of victims.
However, according to the 1122 data available, of the more than five million phone calls answered by rescue 1122 in 2016, 54% were categorized as fake.

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About Raham Shed Yousafzai 1 Article
Raham Shed Yousafzai is a television journalists who covers the education and health beat. He is committed to drawing public attention the challenges facing the public education and health systems in the region. His television features have drawn attention to the lack of adequate facilities in public schools and the relationship with low graduation rates at rural schools compared to urban schools. He is interested in tracking the impact that increased regional spending on education has had on school facilities and performance.

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