Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) is a Provincial Government organization, which deals with natural or man-made disasters in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa of Pakistan. PDMA's mandate is to engage in activities concerning to all four stages of Disaster Management Spectrum. As a sequel to the devastating earthquake of 8 October 2005, the National Disaster Management Ordinance was promulgated with a view to establish and regulate an enhanced and progressive Disaster Management Framework at the National, Provincial and Local level for disaster mitigation, preparedness and response.Read More
PEOC is aimed to provide a platform and bridge for timely and accurate coordination between provincial government line departments and district administrations in time of emergencies and calamities. It provides a well coordinated response mechanism in time of disaster. It has strengthened the early warning system and has improved the disaster response capacities of district governments through a centralized command and control unit. PEOC has enhanced the capacities of the DDMUs through increased mobility.Read More
To minimize disaster risks within Khyber Pakhtunkhwa through formulation of comprehensive DRM strategies and their effective and efficient implementation.