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Earthquake measuring 7.9 on Richter scale hits Southern Iran; tremors were felt all over Pakistan

April 17, 2013 | Misc.

Islamabad, April 17, 2013 (PPI-OT): 1. On 16 April 2013, at 1544 hrs, an earthquake measuring 7.9 on Richter scale hit Southern Iran. The ensuing tremors were felt all over Pakistan (map showing epicentre attached). Balochistan being in the immediate proximity of Iran has taken the brunt of the damages/ losses, while the remaining Provinces […]

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National Consultation Workshop held on Pakistan’s input for post HFA

April 16, 2013 | Misc.

Islamabad, April 16, 2013 (PPI-OT): National Disaster Management Authority organized a National Consultation Workshop on Pakistan’s Input for Post HFA – 2015 on 15th April, 2013 at Hotel Margalla, supported by DRR Forum. Chairman, Maj. Gen. Muhammad Saeed Aleem, NDMA chaired the opening session as chief guest. The aim of the workshop was to gather […]

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National Disaster Management Authority advises immediate water management steps against likely negative impact of deficient rainfall on agriculture sector

[ 0 ] March 22, 2012 | Misc.

Islamabad: In view of below normal rainfall across the country in the months of January, February and March so far, as indicated by the latest Drought Alert issued by the National Drought Monitoring Centre, Pakistan Meteorological Department, the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) has advised all relevant stakeholders for adopting an immediate water management strategy […]

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Handover ceremony of tents to the National Disaster Management Authority National Disaster Management Authority by IOM

[ 0 ] February 15, 2012 | Misc.

Islamabad: A ceremony for handing over of tents by the IOM to the NDMA was held at 1130 hours on 15 February 2012 at NDMA Warehouse H-11 Islamabad. The ceremony was attended by Brigadier Sajid Naeem, Member Operations, NDMA, Mr. Karen Freeman, Deputy Director, USAID and Enrico Ponziani, Chief of Mission, IOM whereas other officials […]

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Chairman National Disaster Management Authority meets Prime Minister of Azad Jammu and Kashmir

[ 0 ] November 24, 2011 | Government Institutions

Islamabad: The Chairman National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), Dr. Zafar Qadir called upon the Prime Minister of Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Chaudhary Abdul Majid. The meeting discussed disaster management mechanism in AJ and K. Speaking on the occasion, Prime Minister AJ and K, Chaudhary Abdul Majid said that the terrible earthquake of 2005 caused considerable […]

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National Disaster Management Authority Shares Revised Response Plan and UN-Pak Assessment Survey

[ 0 ] November 24, 2011 | Misc.

Islamabad: In order to share the details of UN Revised Response Plan and UN-Pak Assessment Survey, the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) arranged a Press Conference, the Chairman NDMA, Dr. Zafar Qadir conducted the event. A wide range of media representatives were also present on the occasion. The Chairman NDMA, Dr. Zafar Qadir elaborated upon […]

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National Disaster Management Authority sends First Relief Consignment to Turkey

[ 0 ] November 1, 2011 | Government Institutions

Islamabad: On the instructions of the President and the Prime Minister of Pakistan to provide relief and express solidarity with the distraught quake victims of brotherly Islamic country of Turkey, the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), has sent first relief consignment to Turkey. In this regard the acting Chairman of Senate, Jan Muhammad Jamali and […]

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Non-Governmental Organization Capacity Building on Proposal Preparation

[ 0 ] October 19, 2011 | Government Institutions

Islamabad: Pakistan has seen many disasters in the recent years. The 2005 Earthquake was one of the major disasters in the recent times. The 2010 floods and the 2011 inundation of the Southern Pakistan are two other major disasters that require a massive relief, recovery, and rehabilitation and reconstruction efforts. During the present floods, statistics […]

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Russia Sends 2nd Relief Consignment for Flood Affectees

[ 0 ] October 11, 2011 | Misc.

Islamabad: A 2nd Russian relief consignment reached Karachi Airport at 05:00 pm in a cargo flight carrying, tents140, blankets1400, motor pumps5, water filters6, and food items including 300 boxes of canned fish, 100 bags of rice and 100 sugar bags. The Consul General of Russia, Andrey V. Demidov handed over the humanitarian shipment to Director […]

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National Disaster Management Authority and the UN Launch Campaign for One Million Safe Schools, Hospitals and Resilient Cites

[ 0 ] October 8, 2011 | Government Institutions

Islamabad: The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) today launched the “Resilient Cities” and “One Million Safe Schools and Hospitals” campaign in the Prime Minister’s Secretariat Auditorium, Islamabad, on the eve of National Disaster Awareness Day 2011, with top officials of the relevant federal and provincial governments and partner agencies promising to make safety a priority […]

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National Disaster Management Authority Promotes Gender Equality in its Ranks

[ 0 ] October 7, 2011 | Misc.

Islamabad: Senator Nayyar Bukhari, Leader of the House in Senate and Chairman of the Parliamentary Relief Committee in his keynote address to a policy dialogue on gendering disaster management, highlighted the government’s resolve to mainstream women and child concerns in disaster management. Ms. Shahnaz Wazir Ali, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister, while addressing the […]

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Russia Sends Relief Consignment for Flood Affectees

[ 0 ] October 7, 2011 | Misc.

Islamabad: A Russian relief flight reached Karachi Airport at 5:15 pm, carrying tents, dewatering pumps, water purifiers, blankets and food. The Consul General of Russia, Andrey V. Demidov handed over the humanitarian shipment to Director (Operations), PDMA, Sindh, Mr. Sajjad Haider. On the instructions of the Chairman National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) Dr. Zafar Qadir, […]

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