National Level Simulation Exercise on Floods & Rain Emergencies

 

NDMA conducted First Simulation Exercise (SimEx) for floods and rain emergencies with support of Ministry of Climate Change, UNICEF and Welt Hunger Hilfe (WHH) was held from March 14-16 at Islamabad.

 

Minister for Climate Change Sherry Rehman, Chairman NDMA Lt. General Inam Haider Malik and UNRC/HC Mr. Julien Harneis attended the closing session of SimEx and distributed certificates among participants. Minister Sherry Rehman appreciated the level of participation during the Simulation Exercise and lauded the efforts of NDMA for organizing the event. She underscored the need for preliminary preparedness at community level after devastating Floods 2022. She said that it is a critical time for us to prepare ourselves for the future by learning from experience of recent floods. She also indicated that the Government will also conduct similar simulation exercises for forest fires and other hazards.