We have also been conducting nation-wide “Master the Disaster” digital hackathons. These hackathons aimed to generate innovative ideas related to preparedness and response for climate change induced disasters and pandemic crises.
Pakistan was an early adopter of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development “Leaving No One Behind”, as its own national development agenda.
While the pandemic has impacted countries negatively worldwide, yet it has also provided us with an opportunity to empower and ensure inclusion of the most vulnerable amongst us.
*End note: 26th February 2020 marked the first two confirmed COVID-19 cases in Pakistan. At the time of publishing this blog, there have been 221,896 cases and 4,551 number of deaths.