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National Disaster Management Authority, Oxfam GB, organise meeting on engaging SAARC in Disaster Resilience

[ 0 ] November 1, 2012 | Government Institutions

Islamabad, November 01, 2012 (PPI-OT): National Disaster Management Authority, in collaboration with Oxfam GB, organized a two-day consultation meeting on Engaging SAARC in Disaster Resilience at Islamabad Club, Islamabad. The salient objectives of the meeting are: To discuss the commonalities of vulnerabilities of the people of South Asia in terms of disasters amid impacts of […]

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South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation’s workshop on Flood Risk Management in South Asia held

[ 0 ] October 11, 2012 | Government Institutions

Islamabad, October 11, 2012 (PPI-OT): Pakistan hosted a two days’ workshop on Flood Risk Management in South Asia on 9-10 October, 2012 in the Islamabad Hotel, Islamabad. The Workshop was jointly organized by the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) in collaboration with SAARC Disaster Management Centre (SDMC), New Delhi, India. Delegates of all the SAARC […]

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Significant Weather Advisory

[ 0 ] September 16, 2012 | Government Institutions

Islamabad, September 16, 2012 (PPI-OT): As per Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD), Flood Forecasting Division, Lahore, the latest meteorological analysis suggests that widespread thunderstorm/rain with isolated heavy to very heavy rainfall, at times extremely heavy falls (possibility of Hailstorm at few places) is expected over the upper catchments of Rivers Ravi, Chenab and Jhelum along with […]

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Call for Immediate Response to Heavy Rainfall – A Press Conference by Chairman NDMA

[ 0 ] September 10, 2012 | Government Institutions

Islamabad, September 10, 2012 (PPI-OT): The Chairman NDMA addressed a press conference on September 9, 2012 to call for immediate response in case of any disaster. He informed that due to low pressure on Bay of Bengal, a heavy rainfall is expected in the following districts of Sindh, Southern Punjab and North East West Balochistan […]

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Meeting on “Emerging Water Crises in the Country Due to Water Shortage in the Reservoirs” Organized by NDMA at Prime Minister’s Secretariat, Islamabad

[ 0 ] August 31, 2012 | Government Institutions

Islamabad, August 31, 2012 (PPI-OT): A meeting on “Emerging Water Crises in the Country due to Water Shortage in the Reservoirs” was organized by NDMA on 29 August, at Prime Minister Secretariat Auditorium, Islamabad under the chairmanship of Dr. Zafar Iqbal Qadir, Chairman National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA). The lead federal and provincial water management […]

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Visit of participants of Mid-Career Management Course to National Disaster Management Authority

[ 0 ] August 27, 2012 | Government Institutions

Islamabad, August 27, 2012 (PPI-OT): A delegation of 11 participants of MCMC belonging to various occupational groups including Foreign Service of Pakistan, Pakistan Audit and Accounts Service, Pakistan Administrative Service, Commerce and Trade Group, Police Service of Pakistan, Office Management Group, Inland Revenue Service etc. visited NDMA on 24th August, 2012. The group of participants […]

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National Conference on Monsoon Preparedness and Contingency Plan Organized at Prime Minister’s Secretariat

[ 0 ] June 29, 2012 | Government Institutions

Islamabad, June 29, 2012 (PPI-OT): The National Conference on Monsoon Preparedness and Contingency Plan was organised by NDMA on 26th June to share National Contingency Plans for upcoming monsoon 2012 in which different Federal and provincial departments, UN agencies and various humanitarian networks took part at Prime Minister Secretariat Auditorium, Islamabad. The meeting was chaired […]

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National Disaster Management Authority organize Awareness Hiking/Walk to support vulnerable people during disaster

Islamabad, June 08, 2012 (PPI-OT): Rana Farooq Saeed Khan, the Federal Minister for Climate Change inaugurated a walk held at Trail-5, Islamabad. The objective of the walk/hiking was to promote a better understanding of the issues of vulnerable segments and to sensitize public about the needs, concerns and rights of these vulnerable groups during disasters. […]

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National Disaster Management Authority signs deal with United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women

Islamabad, June 07, 2012 (PPI-OT): The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan today signed a Memorandum Of Understanding (MOU) with the “United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women” (UN-WOMEN) Pakistan, to form the “National Thematic Group on Gender Equality in Disaster Management” as part of the UN-Cluster […]

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PPI Original Text (PPI-OT) – Dialogue on green economy: speakers call for broad-based counter-poverty strategy

Islamabad, May 20, 2012 (PPI-OT): Former finance minister Sartaj Aziz chaired the concluding session of the two-day ‘National consultation on green economy’ jointly organized by Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI), One UN Joint Programme on Environment, Ministry of Climate Change, Heinrich Boll Stiftung (HBS), Lead Pakistan and Action Aid-Pakistan. Anjum Assad Amin, Member (Support and […]

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National Disaster Management Authority asks Provincial Disaster Management Authorities of Sindh and Balochistan, Pakistan Maritime Security Agency to exercise high vigilance

[ 0 ] April 11, 2012 | Government Institutions

Islamabad: A massive earthquake measuring 8.6 has struck Sumatra, Indonesia today. Following the earthquake, Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre has issued warning of tsunami which may affect 28 countries including Balochistan and Sindh coastline of Pakistan. The National Disaster Management Authority has asked the Provincial Disaster Management Authorities of Sindh and Balochistan besides Pakistan Maritime Security […]

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Training Workshop on probabilistic risk assessment concludes

[ 0 ] March 29, 2012 | Government Institutions

Islamabad: A four-day training workshop organized jointly by the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) and World Bank on probabilistic risk modelling concluded here today. The Workshop was organized to create awareness and to train the staff of the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA),and Provincial Disaster Management Authorities (PDMAs) including AJK, FATA and GB Disaster Management […]

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