ANDMA Takes Full Preparations for Upcoming Winter Season

(Last Updated On: November 28, 2016)

??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????Afghanistan National Disaster Management Authority, (ANDMA) said all needed preparations have been taken for the upcoming winter season.

One of the members of ANDMA who summoned to Parliament said, great measures and effective programs have been taken in hands for the vulnerability areas of the country.

“Currently, we have more than 200 million Afghanis that will be transferred to 24 provinces of the country and governors have enough budget for the occurrence of natural disasters,” said Wais Barmak, state minister for disaster management.

Barmak says the facilities include food and clothing and food prepared for nearly 20 thousand families.

“In coordination of security and air forces, we can access to any parts of the country for addressing the problems of needy people,” Barmak added.

With the arrival of the winter season, concerns raise over the increase of natural disasters.

In the meantime, a number of lawmakers in parliament expressed concern over the transfer of aids to the remote areas.

Afghanistan is one of the vulnerable countries to natural disasters, but the distribution process of humanitarian aids to the displaced has always been criticized.

Reported by Muhammad Yousuf Tasa

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