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Provincial Disaster Management Authority
To cater to the challenges and manage the disaster in more professional manner, the Provincial Disaster Management Commission (PDMC) and Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) were established. The Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa established PDMC and PDMA on 27 October, 2008 to promote swift and better disaster preparedness and management within the province.
WFP collaboration with the Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) Balochistan.
Launch of the National Food Fortification Strategy for Pakistan.
National Consultation on 'Fill the Nutrient Gap Analysis – Pakistan.'
Launch of a report on “Economic Consequences of Undernutrition.”
Initiation of WFP Pakistan Country Strategic Plan process.
Planning for 40 new Strategic Grain Reserves.
The European Commission has announced humanitarian assistance of over €44 million to help people in need in South-West and Central Asia, who continue to face the consequences of years of conflicts and displacement, as well as recurrent natural disasters.
The funding will support Afghan refugees and their families in Iran and Pakistan, help victims of conflict in Afghanistan and improve disaster risk management in Central Asia.
WHY A REGIONAL FOCUS MODEL?
A key challenge faced by humanitarian agencies is how to ensure that limited available resources are allocated where they are most needed and are efficiently delivered in a principled manner. Decisions to allocate resources must strike a balance between meeting the immediate needs of crisis affected communities and supporting efforts to strengthen resilience and response preparedness to future emergencies.
Switzerland - 2015 was the year of hope for the global migration and humanitarian communities.
That year, we saw the 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development call for effective measures and strengthened support to empower displaced people and migrants as part of a broader commitment “to leave no one behind”. This was important progress on the Millennium Development Goals which had nothing to say about migration, let alone the contribution it can make to resilience or sustainable development.
The Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Budget request for USAID defends our national security interests and addresses the challenges to American leadership abroad.
Jennifer Bussell and Asim Fayaz
This case study discusses government capacity to prepare for and respond to natural disasters – floods, earthquakes, and heat waves – in Pakistan.
Islamic Relief speaks at UK Evaluation Society Conference
For Islamic Relief monitoring and evaluation is a vital aspect of our work which can dramatically improve – and often save – lives.
Hamayoon Sultan, Islamic Relief’s senior impact evaluation officer is speaking about the subject at the UK Evaluation Society Conference today.
Alongside André Clarke of Bond, the UK international development network, Hamayoon will discuss how NGOs can make better use of evaluations and share them more widely for greater impact.
This report summarises the performance of the Australian aid program in 2014-15. It reviews progress with implementation of the Government’s policy and performance framework for the aid program.
Chapter 1 reviews progress towards the 10 strategic targets set by the Government to assess the performance of the aid program as a whole. Good progress has been made against the strategic targets.
This report summarises the performance of the Australian aid program in 2015-16. It reviews progress with implementation of the Government’s policy and performance framework.
The South Asia region is prone to flooding, landslides, droughts and earthquakes, and faces a number of protracted conflicts and related internal and cross-border population displacement. By the end of March 2017, the refugee return crisis from Pakistan and Iran to Afghanistan – brought about by the obligatory or forced repatriation of Afghan refugees from both Pakistan and Iran to their country of origin – will affect an estimated 1.5 million people, 60 per cent of whom are children under 18.
Anticipated scope and scale
Sindh province in Pakistan has been experiencing extreme hot and dry temperatures since 12 April. Many rural areas of Sindh are currently experiencing daily highs above 40°C, which are forecast to continue until early May. Average annual temperatures are in the mid-thirties at this time and increase to reach their peak in May and June, when urban areas including Karachi will be severely affected by the heatwave.
Mapping of resilience work in Asia
QUETTA - The Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) - Balochistan in collaboration with the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and Focus Humanitarian Assistance (FOCUS) Pakistan launched two new programmes aimed at reducing the risks posed by natural disasters in Balochistan – Community Based Disaster Risk Management (CBDRM) and School Safety programmes.
Conflict-induced displacement in 2016 40 percent higher than in 2015
2017 Afghanistan HRP seeks $550 million to meet humanitarian needs
Relief organizations report spike in security incidents involving staff
PAKISTAN SCHOOL SAFETY FRAMEWORK (PSSF) A NATIONAL PRIORITY
Initiative will go a long way in improving the safety standards at schools
Islamabad 28th March, 2017:
28 March 2017, Islamabad—There have been an increasing number of community-based disaster risk management (CBDRM) initiatives in Pakistan since the 2005 earthquake. Actors adopted various approaches that all yielded different results, depending on the tools and methodologies used. Many of the approaches emphasize particular types of vulnerable groups, e.g., women, and specific geographical areas i.e. rural areas over urban areas.