Govt taking concrete measures to strengthen Disaster Management Authority : Zartaj Gul.


ISLAMABAD -- In order to enhance the capacity of flood departments, Minister of State for Climate Change Zartaj Gul Thursday assured that Incumbent government was taking concrete measure to strengthen Disaster Management Authority in future for coping with impending disaster risks and better disaster management.

Zartaj Gul talking to private news channel, reiterated the resolve of his government to leave no stone unturned and take all possible measures to mitigate the suffering caused to the people affected by the recent snow-rain victims in the country.

Effective Disaster Management is imperative to combat future challenges caused by climate change however, short term policies are useless.

She said the government has directed the concerned authorities to remain vigilant to counter any emergency situation due to extreme weather conditions.

We have witnessed the unprecedented cold and hot weathers this year, she said, adding, Pakistan has been facing extreme rainfall, summers and winters for the last one decade.

The global climate is changing dramatically and Pakistan is one of the most vulnerable countries, as far as climate change is concerned, she added.

She regretted that...

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