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  • Zehri calls for effective disaster management work

    QUETTA: The Balochistan Chief Minister, Nawab Sanaullah Khan Zehri, has said that institutions like Disaster Management Authority and Rescue 1122 have an important role in containing losses and providing immediate relief to the people in case of any natural calamity...

    Speaking during his visit to the office of Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) here on Tuesday, he said: “We want such organisations to become fully...

  • Disaster management drill

    GUJRAT: A drill/mock exercise for disaster management was organized at the premises of the University of Gujrat on Friday by the Office of Research, Innovation & Commercialization (ORIC) in collaboration with Gujrat District Administration and Nawaz Sharif Medical College (NSMC)...

  • Calls for better regional cooperation in disaster management

    The roundtable discussion titled ‘Natural Disasters and SAARC Protocols: Lessons for Pakistan’ was organised by the think tank Jinnah Institute at their office on Thursday...

    Aziz Ahmed Khan, who served as Pakistan’s ambassador in India and Afghanistan said floods should not become disasters...

  • Disaster management body in Gujrat

    GUJRAT: The maiden meeting of the District Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) was held at the district government complex on Wednesday...

    POLLS: Gujranwala Election Commissioner Masroor Bajjar, also returning officer for NA-108 by-election, met candidates to get their assurance to implement the code of conduct by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP)...

  • Bail plea of former head of disaster management body rejected

    PESHAWAR: A two-member bench of Peshawar High Court on Wednesday refused bail to a former director general of Fata Disaster Management Authority (FDMA), accused of misappropriating millions of rupees on account of payment of compensation for damaged properties to conflict-affected people in Mohmand Agency...

    The prosecutor contended that the petitioner had verified list of 122 bogus affected persons and forwarded it to Provincial...

  • Disaster risk management plan launched

    PESHAWAR: The Provincial Disaster Management Authority on Thursday launched its disaster risk management (DRM) roadmap for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa...

    Secretary, Relief Rehabilitation and Settlement Department, said on the occasion that Khyber Pakhtunkhwa was prone to a number of hazards, both natural and human induced, and they must work with dedication to mitigate the risks and prepare to ensure timely response to any potential...

  • Expert objects to disaster management

    Ms Naeem, who is trained in emergency and disaster management issues, told Dawn on Thursday that none of the five teams (each of 30 to 50 trained people on such emergency operations) trained by the UNDP from 2008 to 2011 after the 2005 earthquake in Pakistan was called by the City District Government Lahore, national or provincial disaster management authority, Rescuee-1122 or anyone in public sector engaged in the rescue activities at the...

  • ‘Disaster management not a priority for govt’

    ISLAMABAD: Though Pakistan is among the most climate risk countries, it seems the authorities concerned have no interest in convening a meeting of the National Disaster Management Commission (NDMC)...

    In reply to a question by Senator Mushahid Hussain Sayed, acting chairman National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) retired Maj-Gen Asghar Nawaz said the last meeting of the commission was held in February 2013...

  • WB okays $1.02bn for economic reforms, disaster management

    02 billion using three different financing instruments to support the deepening of Pakistan’s economic reforms and to strengthen the capacity of Sindh to deal with natural disasters...

    The CGDPF, to be financed from the International Development Association (IDA), will provide $920 million in budget support to improve the business environment and strengthen fiscal management...

  • National Disaster Risk Management Fund launched

    ISLAMABAD: The government on Monday formally launched a $205 million National Disaster Risk Management Fund (NDRMF) to improve preparedness of institutions and strengthen infrastructure to mitigate risks arising out of natural disasters and minimise loss to public life and property...

    The fund was formally launched here by caretaker Minister for Finance Dr Shamshad Akhtar who termed the NDRMF a first concrete step towards making...

  • Disaster management bodies to inspect Chitral’s 17 glaciers

    PESHAWAR: The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) and Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) have decided to carry out physical inspection of at least 17 potentially dangerous glaciers of Chitral district soon...

    “We are working on a comprehensive disaster response concept by bringing together all institutions working on disaster for prevention, mitigation and relief and rehabilitation after any mishap,” he said... ...

  • Less need for UN on ground as disaster response in Pakistan improves

    BANGKOK: The changing response to natural disasters by civil society groups and the government has reduced the need for an on-the-ground presence of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) in Pakistan and some other Asian countries...

    Outgoing head of OCHA's Asia-Pacific Bangkok office Oliver Lacey-Hall said of Pakistan and Thailand, “We're seeing this kind of changing regional environment, which...

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