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Mission Statement

To provide a platform for public participation in community building and create a ready pool of individuals that can be mass mobilized to act swiftly and effectively in natural and man-made disasters

Description

The National Volunteer Movement is an autonomous organisation based in Islamabad,Pakistan mandated with the task of:

Immediate -To help in the relief/ recovery/reconstruction/rehabilitation of the October 8 th (2005) earthquake devastated communities in Pakistan by:
? Undertaking selective relief/ rehabilitation/ reconstruction projects in affected areas
? Providing volunteers to and facilitating/ affecting coordination amongst various volunteer /volunteer using non government & government organizations working in the disaster area
Long Term
? Provide a platform for positive channelization of energies of the society/youth
? Coordinate activities of volunteer-involving organisations
? Promote good volunteer management practices and improve public recognition of volunteerism
? Improve the legal framework for volunteerism
? Develop cooperation between government and civil society
? Support volunteering at government level and develop it as an additional resource for community development
? Identify/recruit and train pool of first responders for easy mobilization during disasters
? Make Pakistan?s contribution to the International Volunteer Movement more meaningful/effective

Website

http://www.nationalvolunteermovement.org

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