National Disaster Risk Management Fund (NDRMF)

NDRMF is a government-owned non-banking financial intermediary with a corporate structure.The Fund is responsible for awarding, managing, and guiding investments that shall reduce risk and vulnerabilities that are associated with climatic change and natural hazards. The Fund’s objective is to focus on primary or critical level disaster planning, preparedness, pre-disaster mitigation, and early warning systems. It will not carry out any post-disaster activities. Being a rights-based organization, gender equality and inclusion are placed at the core of all NDRMF operations and programming. NDRMF Website 

Thematic Areas

  • Development of the DRR and Climate Change Infrastructure
  • Preparedness for Disasters and Climatic Shocks
  • Disaster and Climate Risk Assessment
  • Disaster Risk Financing

The Government of Pakistan has launched the ‘Ecosystem Restoration Fund’ (ESRF) at COP25 (Conference of Parties) in Madrid, focusing on nature-based solutions for climate change. The ambitious Ecosystem Restoration Fund (ESRF) aims to effectively manage Pakistan’s water resources and address various vulnerabilities while steering the country onto a sustainable pathway through the provision of grants to public sector and non-public sector entities.

Thematic Areas

  • Afforestation/10 Billion Tree Tsunami (TBTT)
  • Recharge Pakistan
  • Reversing Land Degradation & Conserving Biodiversity
  • Promoting Blue Economy & Restoration of Marine Protected Areas
  • Promoting Eco Tourism
  • E-Vehicles

Pakistan Climate Facts

  • Largest number of glaciers outside the polar region
  • 5 out of top 14 highest peaks (above 8000 meters)
  • 7th largest Mangrove forest in the world
  • 29 National Parks – 08 AJ&K, 06 GB, 06 KP, 06 Punjab, 02 Balochistan and 01 Sindh
  • Astola Island Balochistan – 1st ever Marine Protected area in Pakistan

National Humanitarian Network Pakistan

A volunteer network, founded in 2010 in result of interactive dialogue in National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) “to act as an independent and vibrant voice to engage with stakeholders throughout Pakistan for promotion of humanitarian values by influencing policies and building capacities to ensure right based humanitarian response”. 172 humanitarian organizations are members of NHN from across Pakistan and it is open for all national and local organizations engaged in humanitarian assistance or disaster management advocacy.  NHN focus on “Effective and Accountable Humanitarian Governance” – mainly in Response and Disaster Preparedness through four major areas i.e. “Coordination/networking, Advocacy, Capacity Building and Information Management”.

NHN is a key network in Pakistan which is well connected with various stakeholders and demonstrated its effectiveness to do proper advocacy and lobbying for access, space and principled response. NHN supports stakeholders in collecting and timely sharing of critical information for preparedness and response as its members are spread across Pakistan and even in hard to reach areas.

Contact Us

  Address: Apartment No. 306, Imperial Square, Khalid Bin Waleed Road, E-11/2 Markaz, Islamabad, Pakistan
  Phone No: 0092-51-2305260-61

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