Not okay!: NDMA under fire from Senate committee


The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) came under scathing criticism at a meeting of the Senate Standing Committee on Cabinet Secretariat.

Senators expressed dissatisfaction over NDMA’s performance in the aftermath of the floods emergency. Chairman NDMA Major General Saeed Aleem said since 2010, Pakistan has faced billion worth of losses due to floods. He said the NDMA only had a budget of Rs160 million.

Published in The Express Tribune, August 30th, 2013.