National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) has set-up five strategic warehouses stocked with sufficient amount of non-food items to be provided during serious natural disasters.
Talking to APP, Chairman NDMA Lt. Gen Omar Mahmood Hayat said Pakistan has been facing disasters due to its geographical location and terrain .
He said during massive earthquakes in Iran, Pakistan sent C-130 plane carrying aid goods within just two to three days time with the assistance of these ware houses.
It was the only aid that Iran accepted from any country.
Chairman NDMA said district level training of government servants and officials including civil society is done on how to conduct rapid assessment of disaster and requirements of that area.
Source: Radio Pakistan