PDMA organizes moot on monsoon, heat wave preparedness

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Karachi

Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA), Sindh in collaboration with HANDS Organization organized a conference on Monsoon and Heat Wave Preparedness / Contingency Planning for 2017 at a hotel here on Friday.
Director General, Provincial Disaster Management Authority Sindh Cdr. Syed Salman Shah while welcoming the participants said that disasters and climate change is becoming an increasing threat to the world in general and Pakistan and Sindh in particular.
So, there is dire need to evolve a comprehensive plan to avert the negative impacts of disasters.
The DG Provincial Disaster Management Authority briefed the participants about the objectives of the seminar.
He urged all the Stakeholders as well as partners organizations to prepare a Comprehensive Contingency Plan for forthcoming Monsoon and possible Heat Wave.
He also discussed few pre-cautionary measures like providing logistics support to District Administration, Training of Ambulance drivers and Boat driver and establishing relief Centers etc.—APP