Pakistan, China agree to work together for disaster preparedness.

ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan and China have agreed to jointly increase the capacity of disaster preparedness and response to climate change.

A team of experts from China Meteorological AdmiAnAisAtration (CMA) has conducted the post-disaster assessment work in Pakistan and decided to further reinforce cooperation with the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) for technical exchanges, according to a press release.

The 11-member team from the CMA carried out in-depth consultations to assist Pakistan in flood control.

CMA's meteorological disaster risk expert, Gao Ge has said the CMA has been monitoring the occurrence of monsoon floods in Pakistan since June and collaborating with the PMD for flood monitoring and analysis and weather forecast.

ADB to start rehabilitation in three provinces

The team travelled to Sindh, the most affected province due to floods, and collected information about the floods and shared flood control and disaster preparedness experience.

ADB starts rehabilitation in flood-hit areas

Meanwhile, Asian DeveAlopAment Bank (ADB) has initiated the process to rehabilitate roads, irrigation systems and communication infrastructure in flood-hit areas.


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