Provincial Disaster Management Authority

Government of Sindh


Annual Report 2022-23

The Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) Sindh has remained steadfast in its mission to build a resilient Sindh in accordance with its mandate, which focuses on disaster risk reduction, preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation efforts. The primary goal of the Authority is to protect lives, properties, and infrastructure in the face of natural or human-induced …

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Monsoon 2023 In Sindh

According to Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD), Pakistan has experienced one of its wettest monsoon season last year i.e. 2022, receiving 175% above normal rains. However this year’s monsoon rain was relatively calm and the country received 4% above normal rain.

Development Works Achievements During FY 2022-23

The Provincial Disaster Management Authority on the directives of Haji Rasool Bux Chandio, Advisor to Chief Minister Sindh for Rehabilitation & Relief / Chairman PDMA Board, prepared monsoon contingency plan well before onset of monsoon rains, which included Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for all concerned departments for pre, during and post monsoon season. It also …

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Flood 2022 in Sindh

In July 2022, southern and middle Sindh received heavy rains which caused flooding in urban settings specially in Karachi and Hyderabad. Large scale dewatering operations were conducted to remove accumulated water from low lying areas. PDMA provided man and material resources to District Disaster Management Authorities and other stakeholders for conducting dewatering operations. Till the …

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Government of Sindh with the financial support of the World Bank is implementing a five years project, titled “Sindh Resilience Project (SRP)” As a vital component in efficient disaster management, SRP (PDMA Component) planned to conduct a Multi-HazardVulnerability Risk Assessment Study in the Province of Sindh. A contract was signed with SUPARCO on 27th June, …

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DRR & Development Planning in Sindh – Gap Assessment Report

GAP ASSESSMENT REPORT: Each year, earthquakes, cyclones, floods, drought, and other natural hazards continue to cause deaths, injuries and economic losses around the world. Disasters represent a major source of risk for the poor and wipe out development gains and accumulated wealth in developing countries. It is growing recognition that natural disaster risk must be …

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Climate Change 2021

Since AR5, improvements in observationally based estimates and information from paleoclimate archives provide a comprehensive view of each component of the climate system and its changes to date. New climate model simulations, new analyses, and methods combining multiple lines of evidence lead to improved understanding of human influence on a wider range of climate variables, …

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DRR Mainstreaming Handbook PDMA

The Government of Sindh and especially Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) Sindh realizes and recognize that disasters are hindering the province’s growth and poverty reduction efforts. Disaster risk management (DRM), which is a combination of disaster risk reduction (DRR) and disaster management concepts, was therefore adopted as one of the core focus areas of the …

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