Plant Protection Directorate

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Mission

1- Survey and control of both national and local pests.
2- Manages and supervises the plant quarantine stations all over the country.
3- Manages and approves imported chemicals.

Disaster Reduction Goal

Minimizing and controling National Pests (Desert Locust, Rodents, harmf Quelea Birds and Fruitflies) Invasions/outbreaks, consequently, contributing in realising food security.

DRR activities
Disaster Reduction Focal Point(s)

Director General of PPD

Making disaster risk reduction a policy priority, institutional strengthening (HFA 1)

1- Contingency planning.
2- Training.
3- Emergency Preparedness.

Risk assessment and early warning systems (HFA 2)

1- Conduct regular surveys and send data in real time for analysis to assess situation and risk and to plan for action.
2- Use of remote sensing products.
3- Exchange information with neighboring Countries and concerned Organizations.
4- Prepare reports and forecasts to support proper decision making.

Preparedness for effective response (HFA 5)

1- Training.
2- Emergency Preparedness.
3- Updating of resources allocation.

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The Sendai Framework Voluntary Commitments (SFVC) online platform allows stakeholders to inform the public about their work on DRR. The SFVC online platform is a useful toolto know who is doing what and where for the implementation of the Sendai Framework, which could foster potential collaboration among stakeholders. All stakeholders (private sector, civil society organizations, academia, media, local governments, etc.) working on DRR can submit their commitments and report on their progress and deliverables.

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