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Flood Anticipatory Action Contingency Planning Workshop

25 - May - 2024

Executive Director WAJ attended a two-day workshop on Flood Anticipatory Action Contingency Planning at NARC Islamabad. The workshop aimed to inform NHN member organizations about current climate issues, the 2024 monsoon weather forecast, and to conduct elections for the Flood Technical Working Group (TWG). Dr. Shahid Abbas from the Meteorological Department in Lahore provided a detailed presentation on the monsoon weather forecast, revealing that while the monsoon rains will start on time, the northwest region of Pakistan is expected to receive above-normal rainfall. Representatives from the Provincial Disaster Management Authorities (PDMA) of all four provinces and Gilgit-Baltistan, except Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), attended the workshop. Participants engaged in group contingency planning for the monsoon season and shared their plans with their respective provincial PDMAs.