President for disseminating info on precautionary, safety measures against natural disasters


ISLAMABAD, Oct 8 (APP): President Mamnoon Hussain has stressed the need for wider dissemination of information on precautionary and safety measures amongst the public to enable them effectively cope with natural disasters.

“We must evaluate the impact of climate change in our region to help us cope with any emergency due to floods and drought,” the president said in a message on the ‘National Disaster Awareness Day’.

The president said the day is observed every year to build awareness and provide an opportunity to relevant government departments and organizations to reassess their state of preparedness to meet challenges in eventuality of natural disasters future.