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NDMA takes control of KMC’s administrative affairs

KARACHI: National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) had taken control of administrative affairs of the Karachi Municipal Corporation (KMC), as administrator Iftikhar Shallwani takes over the municipality. The federal agency has formed a team comprising and is overseeing several departments and

Will carry out relief operations in light of court orders: NDMA

ISLAMABAD: National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) Chairman Muhammad Afzal has said that relief operations will be carried out in the light of court orders. The NDMA said in a statement that over the past four months, Pak-China friendship has been

SC directs NDMA to clean all Karachi drains within three months

KARACHI: The Supreme Court of Pakistan has directed the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) to clean all drains and remove encroachments around them within three months in Karachi. Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Gulzar Ahmed was heading a three-member

NDMA says 95 percent Karachi’s storm-water drains cleaned

KARACHI: The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) has said that the cleaning up of the clogged storm-water drains in Karachi will be completed by evening today. On a social media website Twitter on Friday, the NDMA said that 95 percent

Over 6,000 tonnes garbage removed from Karachi Nullahs: NDMA

KARACHI: National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) spokesman has said more than  6,000 tonnes of garbage has been lifted from different nullahs of Karachi as desilting and dredging operation continues in for the third consecutive day in the metropolitan on Wednesday.

Over 4,364 tons sledge removed from Karachi drains: NDMA

KARACHI: The spokesman for National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) has said more than 4,364 tonnes sledge removed from the main nullahs of the metropolis. He informed that Frontier Works Organisation (FWO) and Sindh government have removed 4,364 tonnes sledge so

Army cleanup Karachi

The army has been called in to help with the cleanliness and accumulation of rainwater in Karachi. The prime minister said he has instructed the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) chairman to immediately visit Karachi and help the rain-battered city.

Governor Sindh, Chairman NDMA discuss cleanliness work in Karachi

KARACHI: Chairman National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) Lieutenant General Mohammad Afzal called on Governor Sindh Imran Ismail in Karachi. During the meeting, issues related to the drainage of rainwater and cleanliness work in Karachi came under discussion. Sindh Governor said

NDMA conducts rescue operation in Chitral after glacial outburst flood

ISLAMABAD: National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) has concluded Glacial Lake Outburst Flood (GLOF) rescue operation in Chitral’s Golan Valley. According to a spokesman, seven people were transported to safer places with the help of army helicopters who have been stranded

NDMA providing health facilities to Balochistan hospitals

QUETTA: National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) Chairman Lieutenant General Muhammad Afzal has said all health-related facilities would be provided to hospitals in Balochistan. Speaking to the media in Quetta, Chairman NDMA Lt. General Muhammad Azfal said the provincial health department

Governor Sindh lauds NDMA’s effort against coronavirus

KARACHI: National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) Chairman Lieutenant General Muhammad Afzal called on Governor Sindh Imran Ismail at Governor House in Karachi. During the meeting, chairman NDMA briefed the governor on the steps taken to control coronavirus, eradication of locusts

Chinese ambassador Yao Jing calls on NDMA chairman

ISLAMABAD: Chinese Ambassador Yao Jing has called on Chairman National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) Lt Gen Muhammad Afzal to exchange views on coronavirus pandemic. During the occasion, the Chinese ambassador expressed concern over the growing number of coronavirus patients in

Dispatch of 6th consignment of safety equipment concluded: NDMA

ISLAMABAD: The dispatch of fresh tranche of sixth consignment containing medical and Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) for doctors and paramedics have been sent on Saturday to Sindh, Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) and Gilgit-Baltistan (GB). According to National Disaster Management

NDMA dispatches 5th consignment of protective gear to Balochistan

ISLAMABAD: National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) on Sunday dispatched the fifth of protective equipment (PPE) for the hospitals of Balochistan. According to a statement issued by NDMA spokesperson, the protective equipment was being supplied nationwide while the fifth consignments of protective

Pakistan will start conducting 50,000 COVID-19 tests per day: NDMA

ISLAMABAD: National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) Chairman Lt. Gen. Muhammad Afzal has said Pakistan will start conducting 50,000 COVID-19 tests per day starting next week. While talking to media today, Lt. Gen. Muhammad Afzal said that a meeting held at

NDMA gives another consignment of protective equipment to GB hospitals

ISLAMABAD: National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) on Sunday provided a third consignment of protective equipment for the hospitals of Gilgit Baltistan (GB). According to a statement issued by NDMA spokesperson, the protective equipment was being supplied nationwide while medical equipments

President Alvi asks NDMA to ensure provision of PPE at hospitals

ISLAMABAD: President Dr Arif Alvi has stressed on ensuring the provision of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and other necessary medical equipment to hospitals to provide better treatment to coronavirus infected patients. National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) Chairman Lt. General Muhammad

NDMA begins distributing protective equipment to frontline medics

ISLAMABAD:National Disaster Management Authority’s  (NDMA) Chairman Lt Gen Muhammad Afzal has said that the authority has started distributing protective kits to all frontline medics working to control the spread of the coronavirus in the country. The NDMA Chairman said the protective

NDMA chairman, Japanese envoy discuss coronavirus situation

ISLAMABAD: Chairman National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) Lieutenant General Muhammad Afzal has said that Japan has always provided support and solace to Pakistan in times of distress and crisis. During a meeting with Ambassador of Japan in Pakistan Mr Kuninori

71 people dead in heavy snowfall, rain hit areas: NDMA

ISLAMABAD: National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) on Tuesday issued details of death and damages that happened due to heavy rains and snowfall across the country. According to  NDMA, the death toll from snow-related deaths climbed to 71 as severe weather

NDMA developing financial model for disaster management

ISLAMABAD: Chairman National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) Lt General Muhammad Afzal has said that NDMA was working on developing a comprehensive and financially sustainable model of disaster Management. He was addressing as chief guest at the opening session a training

PM directs NDMA chairman to provide all assistance to earthquake victims

ISLAMABAD: National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) Chairman Lieutenant-General Muhammad Afzal briefed Prime Minister Imran Khan through telephonic contact in New York and apprised him on the latest situation in the wake of Mirpur earthquake and its aftershocks. The prime minister

Govt to compensate earthquake victims: Firdous Awan

MIRPUR: Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Firdous Ashiq Awan has said that the federal government would entirely compensate for the losses suffered by people of Azad Kashmir in the devastating earthquake. The special assistant said

NDMA reveals damages occurred in AJK earthquake

ISLAMABAD: National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) has released the details of damage that occurred as a result of Tuesday’s earthquake in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (A&JK). According to NDMA, around 30 people have died and 450 have been injured in