Islamabad, November 30, 2022: Chairman NDMA, Lieutenant General Inam Haider Malik met H.E Donald Blome, U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan in his office today
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(Islamabad, November 30, 2022)—Chairman NDMA, Lieutenant General Inam Haider Malik met H.E Donald Blome, U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan in his office today.
Chairman NDMA acknowledged U.S. led support for floods victims and shared NDMA’s vision of transforming response approach from reactive to proactive.
Chairman NDMA highlighted need of futuristic technology-driven framework which can be the interface of integrated emergency response with all stakeholders, humanitarian agencies and international donors besides taking initiatives like ‘Disaster Risk Atlas’ of the country. He shed light on work of National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM) to become commissioned, enabled and globally connected hub of climate research exchange and interaction of emergency responders for disaster risk reduction and climate adaptation in Pakistan.
Chairman NDMA hinted at need of global commitment for ‘Climate Millennium Goals’ in line with Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to secure shared-future. He sought learning from FEMA, US leading emergency management organization and interagency cooperative framework for NDMA & FEMA.
The Ambassador highlighted U.S ongoing efforts with support of diverse partners to minimize damages in flood affected areas and underscored the strong collaboration at the front of climate-induced disaster management.