As part of annual monsoon preparedness, NDMA is holding consultative meetings in collaboration with all the provincial/ regional departments to review pre-monsoon preparedness and contingency planning for upcoming monsoon season at provincial/regional levels.
In this regard, on NDMA’s request, first high level meeting was chaired by the Chief Secretary Punjab. The participants included Provincial Secretaries, Chairman NDMA, Member Ops NDMA, other officers of NDMA and PDMA.
During the meeting, detailed presentations were made by all concerned on the pre monsoon contingency planning / preparedness and appraised on the initiatives/measures undertaken to avoid any unforeseen situation and to ensure safety of life, property & infrastructure during monsoon season.
These meetings are prequel to National Conference on Monsoon Preparedness and Contingency Planning that will be organized by NDMA to incorporate inputs from all relevant Disaster Management Authorities including Federal Agencies as well concerned agencies of UN, INGOs and INGOs in the Annual Contingency Plan of NDMA.