Emergencies: Disaster Risk Reduction
Emergency and DRR also the integral component of the FRDP development agenda. Our approach to disaster resilience is built on promotion, capacity development and institutional support to community organizations which enables them in coping with natural disasters. FRDP has responded to COVID-19, floods (2011, 2012, 2014 and 2020), droughts (2014 to present) and other emergencies to poorest of the poor individuals in Pakistan.
In persuasion of developing skills and capacities, the organization has worked with government, civil society organizations and academia to train the youth for the future. FRDP also contributes at large during emergencies through its sustainable philanthropic donations. We also helped in developing preparedness and disaster plans. Since 2019, FRDP has been responding to COVID-19 operations in Sindh, Pakistan. Currently, our organisation steer one of the largest local networks on disaster named disaster resilience forum since 2016. At the policy level, FRDP maintains its role in provincial, national and global platforms and networks such as Start network, National Humanitarian network and Disaster Resilience Forum etc.