On the special instructions of Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force, (PAF) Air Chief Marshal Zaheer Ahmed Baber Sidhu, Crisis Management Cells established at the Bases Kalabagh and Lower Topa were actively participating in relief operations in the affected areas. The Crisis Management Cells were established at both the bases to facilitate the stranded personnel and families, said a PAF media release. The relief facilities particularly shelter, food, warm clothing and medical facilities were being provided to the tourists stuck in heavy snow. During the operation, PAF personnel have rescued a number of families and shifted them to safe places. Following the improvement in weather conditions, helicopter operations would also be started for evacuation of the stranded tourists.