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Islamabad, December 01, 2022: OCHA Head Calls On Chairman NDMA

Government of Pakistan

Prime Minister’s Office

National Disaster Management Authority

Press Release               

OCHA Head Calls On Chairman NDMA

(Islamabad, December 01, 2022) 

Mr. Carlos Geha, newly appointed UN Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, OCHA’s Head of Office for Pakistan called on Chairman NDMA, Lieutenant General Inam Haider Malik in his office at Prime Minister Secretariat today.

Chairman NDMA welcomed Mr. Carlos Geha and apprised him of ongoing lead work in related domains, especially targeting humanitarian assistance in flood affected areas.

Both sides stressed upon reinforcing the shared vision of accomplishing urgent human security benchmarks related to climate change especially in remote areas and agreed upon greater technology driven connectivity to maximize impact reach of disaster mitigation and response in hazard prone areas. 

Chairman NDMA explained the context of NDMA’s potential value addition in fostering authentic database for planning and designing tangible goals of OCHA Pakistan. He thanked OCHA for supporting Government of Pakistan & NDMA in coordinating response & providing relief assistance to population affected by the monsoon-induced floods 2022 and launch of initial flash appeal on 31 August 2022 and subsequent launch of revised flash appeal on 4 October 2022.

OCHA Head committed to explore possibilities to raise additional funds during recovery & rehabilitation.