Islamabad 18th February, 2016:
NDMA plans major initiatives in collaboration with UNDP for Year 2016
Project Review Board (PRB) meeting was held at NDMA Islamabad today to review progress of 2015 projects and those that will be jointly implemented by NDMA and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), Pakistan as part of the Annual Work Plan for the year 2016.
During the PRB meeting, detailed discussions were held on broad areas of collaboration including Public Private Partnership, Human Resource support to NDMA, capacity building of National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM), support to Provincial Disaster Management Authorities and Community Based Disaster Risk Management (CBDRM) initiatives in vulnerable Districts.
Chairman NDMA Major General Asghar Nawaz thanked UNDP for its enduring support and reiterated that continued collaboration with international partners further strengthens the efforts being made by the Government towards Disaster Management.
The PRB meeting was attended by UNDP Country Director Mr. Marc Andre, senior officials from NDMA and UNDP Pakistan.