The Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) is a comprehensive endeavor towards combatting natural or man-induced disasters at the Provincial and Local level and securing lives and livelihoods of the affected people. Constituted under the NDMO (National Disaster Management Ordinance) in 2006, PDMA specializes in mitigation, preparedness and an organized response to a disaster. The most important role of PDMA lies in providing a platform for all provincial departments to come together and strategize management and response to disasters and calamities