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    NDMA launches Disaster Management Coordination Forum (DMCF)

    NDMA launches Disaster Management Coordination Forum (DMCF)

    Chitral Times Report

    ISLMAMABAD: In a landmark initiative to bolster provincial coordination, NDMA has established a national level forum titled ‘Disaster Management Coordination Forum’ (DMCF). This forum is designed to provide strategic guidance and to oversee, coordinate and monitor disaster management activities and interventions at both national and provincial levels.

    The inaugural meeting of the DMCF was convened at NDMA Headquarters, presided by Chairman NDMA, Lt Gen Inam Haider Malik. The meeting was attended by all Members, including NDMA senior management, as well as the Director Generals of Provincial Disaster Management Authorities (PDMAs), Gilgit-Baltistan Disaster Management Authority (GBDMA) and State Disaster Management Authority (SDMA).

    The DMCF is set to meet quarterly to deliberate on matters outlined in the Terms of Reference (TORs). Additionally, NDMA’s Disaster Risk Reduction Wing will provide secretariat support for the DMCF, ensuring streamlined operations and continuity. This initiative marks a significant step forward in NDMA’s commitment to enhancing disaster preparedness and response mechanisms across the nation, fostering a collaborative environment for effective disaster management.


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