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USAID Mission Director calls on Chairman NDMA in Islamabad
November 07, 2022

USAID Mission Director Reed Aeschliman called on Chairman NDMA, Lieutenant General Inam Haider Malik in Islamabad on Monday.

Both sides discussed various aspects of collaboration between NDMA and USAID especially after recent floods in Pakistan.

While highlighting the global climate change impacts on Pakistan, the Chairman apprised of NDMA's vision to adapt a remodelled structure as well as an efficient and significant participatory frameworks for meaningful risk prevention strategy against disasters.

He indicated ongoing plans for a comprehensive National Disaster Management Plan to revamp the existing approach through a swift readiness audit.

He also shed light on NDMA's plans for a supportive role for provincial chapters.

During the conversation, Chairman NDMA elaborated a need for commitment of adequate funds from global donors and developed countries for meeting Sustainable Development Goals related to climate change.

Aeschliman Reed agreed with Chairman's views and added that Pakistan's Disaster Management needs recalibration of sustainable development solutions and more inclusive response approach to deal disasters.  

Both sides agreed on promising forward-looking collaboration opportunities for transformation of the futuristic outlook of NDMA with support of USAID.