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Disaster Management and Way Forward For Pakistan

Year after year, the Pakistan faces a multitude of natural and man-made disasters. Examples of the former include earthquakes and floods whereas the latter includes fires, critical infrastructure meltdown, etc. Despite the fact that National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) has an office in the Prime Minister’s Secretariat, it fails to effectively dispense relief efforts, let alone synergize the efforts of its provincial offshoots. After the deadly October 8, 2005 earthquake