Government, UN to jointly launch ‘Floods 2011 Early Recovery Framework’ today

Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: The Government and the UN will jointly launch ‘Floods 2011 Early Recovery Framework’ for the restoration of livelihoods, support for food security, basic social services, shelter, community infrastructure, health, nutrition, water and sanitation here today Tuesday.

The Pakistan Floods 2011 Early Recovery Framework outlines, based on needs, how the Government, the United Nations and its partners will support communities by engaging in planning and exploring solutions to reduce the devastating impact of the 2011 floods, and helping communities to rapidly recover and to be better prepared for future disasters.

Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh, Advisor to the Prime Minister on Finance, Revenue, Economic Affairs, Statistics and Planning and Development will be the key speaker to address the event.

The Pakistan Floods 2011 Early Recovery Framework and the event will be hosted jointly by the Dr. Zafar Iqbal Qadir, Chairman, National Disaster Management Authority NDMA and the United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator, Timo Pakkala, and the Government of Pakistan.

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