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04th December 2019


DAC Meeting For Proposed Draft Paras (PDP)

Karachi


The DAC meeting for proposed draft Paras (PDP) for financial year 2018-19 was held in PDMA head office karachi at 11am and chaired by Secretary Rehabilitation Department Mr. Riaz Soomro


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28th November 2019


Establishment Of Women Friendly Space At District Hostpital, Mithi-Tharparkar, Sindh


The meeting was held with PDMA Sindh, NDMA officials, DG Health Services Govt. of Sindh, DHO , MS Mitti, UNFPA Sindh Office, DG Social Welfare and Chairperson Commission to discuss the establishment of women friendly space at District Hostpital, Mithi-Tharparkar, Sindh.


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4th November 2019

Meeting With Aga Khan Development Network

Karachi




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8th October 2019

National Resilience Day 2019

Karachi


Provincial Disaster Management authority Sindh held an event at NED University Auditorium to observe National Resilience Day. This day is being observed to commemorate the victims of 2005 earthquake. Vice Chancellor NED University Dr: Sarosh Lodhi and Secretary Rehabilitation Department Riaz Soomro graced the event as guests of honor.A large number of students from NED University, officials of PDMA Sindh and representatives of various organizations i.e. HANDS, PREPARED, Aga Khan Agency for Habitat, Pakistan Red Crescent and INSPIRE Pakistan.Vice Chancellor NED University, Dr: Sarosh while addressing the gathering highlighted the importance of awareness for saving human lives from disasters and educating the people for rampant catastrophes like heatwaves, droughts and floods.
Secretary Rehabilitation Department in his address emphasized on the importance of resilience measures towards safety of public and countering disasters.
DG PDMA Sindh Syed Salman Shah in a message said that 8th of October reminds us of those who lost their lives in the deadly earthquake of 2005 and also helps to stand united in helping each other in case of any disasters.Secretary Rehabilitation Department and Director (Operations) PDMA Sindh also lead a rally by participants of the event to pay tribute to the victims of 8th October, 2005 earthquake.


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4th September 2019

Minister for Rehabilitation Department, Faraz Dero visits PDMA Sindh

Karachi


Minister for Rehabilitation Department, Faraz Dero visited PDMA Sindh Headquarters today and held meetings with PDMA Sindh and Sindh Resilience Project (PDMA Component) staff.Upon arrival, the Minister was received by DG PDMA Sindh/Project Director SRP (PDMA Component) Syed Salman Shah who later briefed the Minister in detail about the working capacity and functionalities of PDMA Sindh. Syed Salman Shah also briefed the Minister on various activities and future road map of Sindh Resilience Project (PDMA Component).
Minister Faraz Dero while talking to the staff, expressed his satisfaction over the performance of both institutions and directed to further enhance the capabilities of PDMA Sindh to serve the masses.


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7th August 2019

Minister Rehabilitation Department, visits PDMA Sindh

Karachi


Minister Rehabilitation Department Faraz Dero after assuming the charge of Ministry, immediately visited PDMA Sindh headquarters in wake of forecasted rain/flood alerts issued by NDMA and other concerned authorities.Minister Rehabilitation Department chaired an important meeting at PDMA Sindh Headquarters which was attended by Secretary Rehabilitation Department, DG PDMA Sindh, representatives of District Administration Karachi & Local Government institutions including Karachi Water Board and other concerned officers.During meeting, DG PDMA Sindh briefed the Minister about ongoing and upcoming projects of PDMA Sindh and precautionary measures being taken in countering the expected floods and urban flooding. A presentation on emergency preparedness and resilience measures was also given to the Minister.
Minister Rehabilitation Department directed all concerned to stay alert during Monsoon season. He further directed Chairman DDMAs to deploy de-watering pumps at vulnerable locations prior to rainfall while PDMA shall be available for all out support to DDMAs.


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28th June 2019

Chairman NDMA visit to PDMA Sindh

Karachi


Chairman National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) Lieutenant General Muhammad Afzal,HI(M), visited PDMA Sindh headquarters on 28-06-2019. Upon arrival, the Chairman was received by Secretary Rehabilitation Department Riaz Hussain Soomro and DG PDMA Sindh Syed Salman Shah.
During visit, Chairman NDMA was briefed on the working capacity of PDMA Sindh and a presentation was given on various aspects including present and future undertakings of PDMA Sindh, Monsoon preparations, briefing on Multi Hazard Vulnerability Risk Assessment (MHVRA), challenges being faced by PDMA Sindh and recommendations for improving the working capacity and coordination between PDMA Sindh and NDMA.
While talking to media after the meeting, Chairman NDMA said that he had a detailed discussion with PDMA Sindh on urban flooding and expected Monsoon downpours and he further assured full cooperation of NDMA to PDMA Sindh for any help if and when required.


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27th June 2019

Contract between PDMA Sindh and SUPARCO for MHVRA & DMIS

Karachi


Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) Sindh and Space & Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO) signed a contract on Multi Hazard Vulnerability Risk Assessment (MHVRA) and disaster Management Information System (DMIS).
Director General PDMA Sindh Syed Salman Shah and Secretary SUPARCO Dr. Atif Ali signed the contract on behalf of their Organizations. MHVRA Study will evaluate the expected vulnerabilities, risks and losses due to different hazardous events in entire Sindh including the metropolitan city of Karachi.
On the other hand, DMIS would help in handling such vulnerabilities and risks at the time of any untoward event. Speaking on the event Syed Salman Shah said that, in current era satellite technology has a valuable role in socio economic development while the MHVRA and DMIS would play a vital role in resilience measures against disasters.
Secretary Rehabilitation Department Riaz Hussain Soomro, Director (Operation) PDMA Sindh and World Bank Country Staff were also present at the signing ceremony.


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20th April 2019

Heat Weave Preparedness

Karachi


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Provincial Disaster Management Authority Sindh, in collaboration with Fire Protection Association of Pakistan (FPAP) and Pakistan Red Crescent (PRC) Sindh organized an awareness session on Heat Weave Preparedness at Hilal-e-Ahmar House in Clifton, Karachi. A large number of students from University of Karachi participated in the session. A team of doctors from Emergency Response Team of Pakistan Red Crescent Society delivered lectures & gave presentation on heat wave preparedness and various methods to counter heatstroke.

Director (Operations) PDMA Sindh, Shafiq Sheikh, who was Chief Guest on the occasion, distributed participation certificates amongst the students.

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04th March 2019

SRP (PDMA Component)

Karachi


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Project Director SRP (PDMA Component) Syed Salman Shah Chaired an important meeting on upcoming disaster response teams for 6 divisions of Sindh. A team of consultants from National Support Organization, Islamabad briefed the participants about the proposals.



25th February 2019

Supervise Relief Operations

Karachi


Provincial Disaster Management Authority has deputed Director(operations) at Jaffar Tayyar Society in Malir to carry out and supervise relief operations, PDMA Sindh has also coordinated with KMC Urban Search and Rescue team and focus rescue team of Aga Khan foundation for an organized rescue effort. All necessary equipments including manual cutters and gas cutters have been sent to the site.



07th February 2019

PDMA SINDH BOARD'S 13TH MEETING

Karachi


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The 13th Board meeting of Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) Sindh was held under the chairmanship of Mr. Muhammad Hussain Syed, SMBR Sindh at PDMA Head Office Karachi.



31st January 2019

First Meeting of Working Group

Karachi


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First Meeting of Working Group for Coordination Between Government Departments and Management of UN Organizations regarding Drought Affected Areas of Sindh was held at PDMA Head Office.



28th January 2019

Meeting with Representatives of UN Agencies

Karachi


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Meeting with Representatives of UN Agencies to discuss road map for drought mitigation in Sindh.



28th January 2019

Meeting with Mr. Thatree Chauvachata

Karachi


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Meeting with Mr. Thatree Chauvachata, the Royal Thai Consul General in Karachi to pay a Courtesy Call on the Worthy DG PDMA Sindh.



05th December 2018

Meeting with Natural Disaster Consortium

Karachi


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Meeting with Natural Disaster Consortium (NDC) regarding drought affected areas of Sindh was held at PDMA Head Office Karachi.



11th October 2018

Visit of Chinese Delegation

Karachi


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Visit of Chinese Delegation under the Leadership of Mr. HE LIANGHUI, Vice-Governor, The People’s Government of Yunnan Province, China at PDMA Head office Karachi.



08th October 2018

National Disaster Resilience Day

Karachi


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PDMA Sindh organized National Disaster Resilience Day at DABeach View Park near Sea View, Karachi. The day is celebrated in commemoration of Earthquake 2005 victims. The Advisor to Chief Minister Sindh for Information and Archives, Law, Enquiries and Anticorruption Department, Barrister Murtaza Wahab graced the occasion as Chief Guest and highlighted the importance of awareness for Disaster Resilience.


The Secretary Rehabilitation/DG PDMA, Mr. Akhtar Hussain Bugti, other high officials from Government of Sindh and a number of representatives of civil society, NGOs, electronic and print media participated in the event.



29th August 2018

5th Program Management Committee (PMC) Meeting

Karachi


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5th Program Management Committee (PMC) Meeting of ‘Building Disaster Resilience Project’ was held under the Chairmanship of Secretary Rehabilitation / Director General PDMA Sindh at PDMA Head Office Karachi.



21st June 2018

Visit of Care Taker Minister for Rehabilitation Department at PDMA Head Office

Karachi


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Care taker Minister Rehabilitation, Mr. Col (Rtd.) Dost Muhammad Chandio visited Provincial Disaster Management Authority Sindh (Headquarter) Karachi.



29th May 2018

Preparedness & Contingency Planning Conference for Monsoon Season-2018

Karachi


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PDMAs Preparedness & Contingency Planning Conference for Monsoon Season-2018 was held under the Chairmanship of Chairman P&D Board in the Committee Room, 7th Floor, New Sindh Secretariat Building No.1 Karachi.



07th February 2018

Meeting on ‘Building Disaster Resilience Project’

Karachi


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Meeting on ‘Building Disaster Resilience Project’ was held under the Chairmanship of Secretary Rehabilitation / Director General PDMA Sindh at PDMA Head Office Karachi.



31st January 2018

Meeting Regarding Sindh Emergency Rescue Service 1122

Karachi


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Meeting Regarding Sindh Emergency Rescue Service 1122 was held under the Chairmanship of Secretary Rehabilitation / Director General PDMA Sindh at PDMA Head Office Karachi.



11th January 2018

Meeting of Departmental Accounts Committee (DAC) HELD on 11th January 2018

Karachi


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The Meeting of Departmental Accounts Committee (DAC) was held at PDMA head office under the Chairmanship of Secretary Rehabilitation / Director General PDMA Sindh along with Director General, Directorate General Audit Disaster Management Islamabad and other officers of PDMA Sindh.



12th December 2017

PDMA SINDH BOARD'S 12TH MEETING HELD on 12th December 2017

Karachi


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The 12th Board meeting of Provincial Disaster Management Authority(PDMA) Sindh was held under the chairmanship of Mir Mumtaz Hussain Jakhrani, Minister for Rehabilitation, Government of Sindh in the Head Office of PDMA Sindh.



03rd October 2017

BALLOTING FOR ALLOTMENT OF HOUSES IN TURKISH HOUSING SCHEME THATTA

Thatta


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Balloting for allotment of houses in Turkish Housing Scheme Thatta was held under the supervision of the Honourable District and Sessions Judge, Thatta at Sports Complex Turkish Housing Scheme, Thatta.



01st September 2017

VISIT OF MINISTER REHABILITATION DEPARTMENT ALONG WITH DG PDMA

Karachi


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Minister Rehabilitation Department along with DG PDMA and Concerned Deputy Commissioner visited rain affected areas of karachi and provided support to other stakeholders, KMC, DMCs & District Council so as to provide Relief & Rehabilitate the Rain affected peoples urgently.



29th August 2017

MEETING REGARDING PREPARATIONS FOR EXPECTED RAINS

Karachi


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Meeting regarding Preparations for Expected Rains was held under the chairmanship of Mir Mumtaz Hussain Jakhrani, Minister for Rehabilitation Department Government of Sindh in the Head Office of PDMA Sindh.



31st July 2017

HANDING OVER FLOOD FIGHTING EQUIPMENTS

Jamshoro


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DG PDMA Syed Salman Shah handing over flood fighting equipments to Brg. Asim of Engineering 5 Corps at PDMA warehouse Jamshoro.



26th July 2017

MEETING ON ‘TECHNICAL FEASIBILITY REPORT’

Karachi


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Meeting on ‘Technical Feasibility Report’ For Establishment of Sindh Emergency Rescue Service 1122 Karachi Held on 26th July,2017 at PDMA Head Office.



20th July 2017

MEETING REGARDING CONTINGENCY PLAN OF IRRIGATION DEPARTMENT

Karachi


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The meeting regarding contingency plan of Irrigation Department for Monsoon 2017 and the condition of River Banks in the province was held in the Head Office of PDMA Sindh, under the chairmanship of Minister for Rehabilitation/Chairman PDMA, Mir Mumtaz Hussain Jakhrani. The Chairman Sindh Zakat Council, Justice (Rtd.) Zahid Qurban Alvi, DG PDMA Sindh Syed Salman Shah, Special Secretary Irrigation Mr. Ahmed Junaid Memon, MD SIDA Mr. Muhammad Khan Nizamani, Chief Engineers of Irrigation Department and other concerned officers attended the meeting.



14th July 2017

PDMA SINDH BOARD'S 11TH MEETING HELD on 14th July 2017

Karachi


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The 11th Board meeting of Provincial Disaster Management Authority(PDMA) Sindh was held under the chairmanship of Mir Mumtaz Hussain Jakhrani, Minister for Rehabilitation, Government of Sindh in the Head Office of PDMA Sindh, Karachi to finalize Monsoon Contingency Plan 2017. The meeting was attended by Chairman Zakat & Ushr Department and representatives of Finance, Health, Local Government and Irrigation Departments.



18th May 2017

VISIT OF CHAIRMAN NATIONAL DISASTER MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY (NDMA)

Karachi


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The Chairman National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) Lieutenant General Omar Mahmood Hayat, HI(M) visited the office of Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) Sindh on 18th May, 2017. He was joined by Mr. Mir Mumtaz Hussain Jakhrani, Minister Rehabilitation Department, Government of Sindh Karachi.



20th April 2017

MEETING ON ‘TECHNICAL FEASIBILITY REPORT’

Karachi


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Meeting on ‘Technical Feasibility Report’ For Establishment of Sindh Emergency Rescue Service 1122 Karachi Held on 20th April,2017 at PDMA Head Office under the Chairmanship of Secretary Rehabilitation Department.



18th April 2017

MEETING ON ‘TECHNICAL FEASIBILITY REPORT’

Karachi


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Meeting on ‘Technical Feasibility Report’ For Establishment of Sindh Emergency Rescue Service 1122 Karachi Held on 18th April,2017 at PDMA Head Office Karachi.



22nd March 2017

MEETING ON ‘TECHNICAL FEASIBILITY REPORT’

Karachi


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Meeting on ‘Technical Feasibility Report’ For Establishment of Sindh Emergency Rescue Service 1122 Karachi Held on 22nd March,2017 at PDMA Head Office Karachi.



17th March 2017

CONFERENCE ON CONTINGENCY PLANNING FOR MONSOON & HEATWAVE 2017

Karachi


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PDMA Sindh organized a conference on Monsoon and Heat Wave Preparedness / Contingency Planning for 2017 held on 17th March, 2017 at Mehran Hotel Karachi.



16th March 2017

NATIONAL INDUSTRIAL DISASTER MOCK EXERCISE

Rahim yar Khan


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Director (F&A) PDMA Sindh along with Chairman National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) and Director (Operations) PDMA Punjab attended “National Industrial Disaster Mock Exercise” held on 16th March, 2017 at FFC Rahim Yar Khan.



7th March 2017

MR.MUMTAZ JAKHRANI, MINISTER REHABILITATION DEPARTMENT ATTENDED INITIAL BRIEFING

Karachi


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Mr.Mumtaz Jakhrani, Minister Rehabilitation Department attended initial briefing of Department at Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) Head office.



09th February 2017

MEETING ON TECHNICAL FEASIBILITY REPORT

Karachi


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Multi-Stakeholders Consultative Meeting on ‘Technical Feasibility Report’ For Establishment of Sindh Emergency Rescue Service 1122 Phase-I Karachi Held at PDMA Head Office.



01st February 2017

MEETING TO RATIONALIZE THE DEMAND OF FLOOD FIGHTING EQUIPMENTS

Karachi


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A Meeting was held on 1st February, 2017 under the Chairmanship of Worthy Chairman National Disaster Management Authority in the office of PDMA Karachi to rationalize the demand of flood fighting equipments by HQ 5 Corps.



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