Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) Sindh

  • Provincial Authority shall be responsible for implementing policies and plans for disaster management in the Province.
  • Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing provisions, the Provincial Authority may:-
    (a) Formulate the provincial disaster management policy obtaining the approval of the Provincial Commission;
    (b) Coordinate and monitor the implementation of the National Policy, National Plan and Provincial Plan;
    (c) Examine the vulnerability of different parts of the Province to different disasters and specify prevention or mitigation measures;
    (d) lay down guidelines to be followed for preparation of disaster management plans by the Provincial Departments and District Authorities;
    (e) Evaluate preparedness at all governmental or non-governmental levels to respond to disaster and to enhance preparedness;
    (f) Coordinate response in the event of disaster;
    (g) Give directions to any Provincial department or authority regarding actions to be taken in response to disaster;
    (h) Promote general education, awareness and community training in this regard;
    (i) Provide necessary technical assistance or give advice to district authorities and local authorities for carrying out their functions effectively;
    (j) Advise the Provincial Government regarding all financial matters in relation to disaster management;
    (k) examine the construction in the area and if it is of the opinion that the standards laid down have not been followed and it may direct the following same to secure compliance of such standards;
    (l) Ensure that communication systems are in order and disaster management drills are being carried out regularly; and
    (m) Perform such other functions as may be assigned to it by the National or Provincial Authority

 

mission

To effectively and efficiently manage disasters of all sorts,in order to minimize loss of lives, damage to property and environment through coordinated efforts.

vision

To achieve sustainable social, economic and environmental development in Sindh Province through reducing risks and vulnerabilities by effectively responding to and recovering from all sorts of disaster events

objective

Latest Updates

Latest Updates

04.03.2019: Meeting on upcoming disaster response teams for 6 divisions of Sindh

Posted on 13 Mar 2019 | Read More

25.02.2019 Meeting on 1st Programme Management Committee (PMC)

Meeting on 1st Programme Management Committee (PMC) Sindh under BDRP Phase-II was held under the chairmanship of Syed Salman Shah, Director General PDMA Sindh at PDMA head office.

Posted on 13 Mar 2019 | Read More

07.02.2019 PDMA SINDH BOARD'S 13TH MEETING

The 13th Board meeting of Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) Sindh was held under the chairmanship of Mr. Muhammad Hussain Syed, SMBR Sindh at PDMA Head Office Karachi.

Posted on 07 Feb 2019 | Read More

31.01.2019 First Meeting of Working Group

First Meeting of Working Group for Coordination Between Government Departments and Management of UN Organizations regarding Drought Affected Areas of Sindh was held at PDMA Head Office.

Posted on 31 Jan 2019 | Read More

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