Pakistan consists of a diverse landscape that comprises desert, and forest to elevated plateaus, hills, and mountains. The country is situated between the Indian and Eurasian tectonic plates with a population of 224.9 million people. Pakistan’s location between these plates is a major cause of the many natural disasters that plague the nation. Pakistan has also been ranked number 8th among the 10 most-affected countries between 2000 and 2019 with earthquakes, floods, and droughts affecting the greatest number of people.

Pakistan has an overall risk index of 6.3. The country’s most common disaster events of earthquakes (9.3), floods (8.8), and tsunamis (6.7).

Members of Pakistan Resilience Partnership (PRP)

NDMA was established in 2010 and functions under the supervision of the National Disaster Management Commission (NDMC). It manages the whole disaster management cycle which includes preparedness, mitigation, risk reduction, relief, and rehabilitation.

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NHN was founded in 2010 as a result of interactive dialogues by NDMA to engage with stakeholders throughout Pakistan to promote rights-based humanitarian responses. It represents national civil society in working groups and review committees of disaster management authorities at all levels.

FPCCI was established in 1950 to serve the interests of the business community through constant dialogue with the government. It plays an active role in promoting economic activities as well as identifying problems of trade, industry, services, investments, and environment.


Recent Publications


Pakistan Resilience Partnership (PRP) 


State Disaster Response Plan


Provincial Disaster Response Plan Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 

APP News


Pakistan Resilience Partnership (January - February 2023)


Pakistan Resilience Partnership Achievements 2022


Integrating CADRE into PRCS program

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Inclusive Solution against COVID-19


The New Code of Conduct


Azra Memon, Founder, Nari Development Organization


Useful Links

Disaster Management Decision Support System

Pakistan Meteorological Department

National Institute of Disaster Management