26 March 2020 – Rs7.89 billion for the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) to contain COVID-19 outbreak

Type of Intervention: Financial and Economic
Sectors Involved: Civil Defence, Finance/Economy, Disaster relief
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: National Disas­ter Risk Management Fund (NDRMF) decision. Implementation by National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA)

Overview: The National Disas­ter Risk Management Fund (NDRMF) on Wednesday approved Rs7.89 billion for the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) to supplement the government’s efforts for prevention and spread of Covid-19 outbreak in the country.
Full details here: https://www.dawn.com/news/1543797/rs78bn-approved-for-ndma-to-contain-pandemic

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Learning from other jurisdictions, Perception of an increased threat