Directorate of Emergency & Disaster Management

Emergency and Disaster Management Directorate was established in 2008 in the aftermath of 2005 earthquake and Marriot fire incident realizing the increasing importance of a fully equipped, pro-active and fast disaster mitigation and response unit of trained and motivated men and women.
Directorate with a strength of 559 persons comprises of :

  • A well equipped Fire Brigade. Recently revamped through purchase of 35 new fire tenders and four snorkels (two 29 meters, two 68 meters)
  • Well trained team of “Searchers and Rescuers” ready to enter and rescue victims from any collapse structure
  • A fire Prevention and Audit wing doing safety audits of Pubic Use Buildings thus reducing risk of incidents
  • Emergency & Disaster Management Academy
  • There has been a recruitment and training of 207 fireman to further strengthen the wing.
  • Fire tenders have been strategically deployed for swift reaction in minimum time
  • Fire & Rescue has successfully addressed over 349 incidents in last three months

Contact Details

Director, Emergency & Disaster Management, Fire Head Quarter Building, G-7/1, Islamabad

Phone# 9252842