Disaster management in Pakistan
By Irshad Ali Sodhar (FSP)
2. Disaster; definition and types
3. Disaster management
4. Phases of disaster management;
5. History of disasters in Pakistan
6. Disaster in the...
Disaster Risk Management Terms and Concepts
Note: For further detail definitions and concepts clarity, please visit United Nation International Strategy (UNISDR) website http://www.unisdr.org/eng/terminology/terminology-2009-eng.html
A crisis is any event that is, or is expected...
Factors making small communities
Pakistan more vulnerable to disasters
As soon as we hear the word disaster, automatically resounding screams and shocking images come in to our mind. Disaster however is a sudden or unforeseen event that has a negative effect on human lives. At individual level...
A natural disaster is a major adverse event resulting from natural processes of the Earth; examples include floods, severe weather,volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, and other geologic processes. A natural disaster can cause loss of life or property damage, and typically leaves some economic...
Natural disasters in Australia
Natural disasters are events that occur naturally such as earthquakes, cyclones, Storms, and floods. These kinds of disasters can cause significant physical damage, interruption of business services...
the view that most natural disasters are caused by human activity.
What are natural disasters? According to a largely recognized English dictionary, a natural disaster is,” A negatively catastrophic event caused by natural phenomenon.”
Some examples of natural disasters include tsunamis, hurricane...
a very vulnerable industry (Glaesser, 2003). Faulkner and Vikuluv (2001) propose that all destinations face the prospect of either a natural or a human-induced disaster. Some decades ago, negative events could be considered extraordinary and rare. However, over then last two decades the industry has faced...
Disasters are the consequences of events triggered either by machines or natural hazards on which humans have limited control. Years ago, natural disasters impacted on the society and businesses, these further the dent to overall economy of any region. The advancing technology has proved to avoid damage...
of the deal. It now depends on horse trading of MP's and criminal MP's. Imagine our future in the hands of criminals. WTF
1. Importing Natural gas from Iran would be much cheaper.
2. Nuclear energy projects have very high input costs when compared to conventional and non-conventional sources...
customer’s personal information world-wide. In the event of a disaster of any kind such a business or organization should be equipped with a disaster recovery or business continuity plan in order to keep order from within during the event of disaster while also trying to fix the damage which had already been...
DISASTER MANAGEMENT IN PAKISTAN
1. Due to diverse geo-climatic conditions prevalent in different parts of the globe, different types of natural disasters like floods, droughts, earthquakes, cyclones, landslides, and volcanoes etc may strike according to the vulnerability of the area.
The “Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) Market to 2025 - Global Analysis and Forecasts by Services, Applications, End-users” report provides a detailed overview of the major factors impacting the global market with the market share analysis and revenues of various sub segments.
A natural disaster that occurred in my childhood and influenced my and my cohort’s development was the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake. October 17, 1989 at 4:40 p.m. I arrived for work at Allez, an athletic wear store in the Stonestown Galleria in San Francisco. My shift started at 5:00 p.m. and at 5:04...
DISASTER MANAGEMENT AND PREPARATION
The increase in unpredictable natural disasters events for a decade has led to put the disaster preparedness as a central issue in disaster management. Disaster preparedness reduces the risk of loss lives and injuries and increases a capacity for coping when hazard...
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Religions in Disaster Management
When questions are asked regarding religions, the students express different reactions. Some do not feel comfortable with religions because of growing rift between religious communities owing to prejudice, fear, suspicion, etc., growing fundamentalism...
All about Pakistan Government
Head of State
Head of Government
Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz
National Securit Council
General Pervez Musharraf
President of Pakistan
Tariq Aziz Secretary
Prime Minister of Pakistan
Muhammad Mian Soomro
official language of Pakistan is
2. While the major natural hazard faced by Bangladesh is flooding, the major natural hazard faced by Pakistan is drought.
3. While rice is the major staple grain in Bangladesh, wheat is the major staple grain in Pakistan.
4. Bangladesh and Pakistan have significant...
and human being are unhappy because of increasing hatred, conflicts, war and terror. Beside these all poverty, unemployment, insecurity and disasters both natural as well man made are problems of today man. These all are because of cultural conflicts between human beings. Culture where flourish human...
* How spatial networks of flows of information and capital foster or deter terrorism
Geography’s role in disaster research and understanding
* Human impacts of natural disasters
* Relationship between environmental processes and human responses to them
* Improve rescue, relief and...
Considerations for the Rehabilitation of Flood Affected Settlements in Punjab, Pakistan
The Problem Statement
The world is becoming more vulnerable to natural disasters and floods are conceived as most devastating of all natural disasters (Miller, 1997). The average number of flood victims from 1973 to 1997...
Disaster Recovery Plan
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Critical business processes
The mission-critical business systems and service that must be protected by this Disaster Recovery...
International NGOs Working In Pakistan:
Head office in Pakistan : House no.201, Street No.10, E-7, Islamabad.
Phone No. : 051-2653341, 051-2653491
Working on: Community welfare, Social and Economic Development, , Education, Natural disasters, Democracy, Human rights, Climate...
A natural disaster is a major adverse event resulting from natural processes of the Earth; examples include floods, volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, tsunamis, and other geologic processes. A natural disaster can cause loss of life or property damage, and typically leaves some economic damage in its wake...
BECOMING A DISASTER
ACCOUNT ON A DISASTER
TYPES OF DISASTERS
HAZARD TO A DISASTER
PHASES OF DISASTER
ACCOUNT ON A DISASTER
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Anthropogenic hazards or human-made hazards can result in the form of a human-made disaster. In this case, anthropogenic means threats having an element of human intent, negligence, or error; or involving a failure of a human-made system. It...
Marketing Communication of Pepsi & Coca Cola in Pakistan!
Muhammad Kashif Omer Malik
Tutor: Leif Linnskog
Date: 01 Sep 2008
Marketing Communication of Pepsi & Coca Cola in Pakistan
01 September 2008
Tsunamis are the most devastating Natural Disasters.
Other Natural Disasters are:
Earthquakes, Cyclones, Hurricanes, Typhoons, Droughts, Tornados, The Black Death and Volcanic Eruptions.
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Manual of Corporate
Securities and Exchange
Commission of Pakistan
This manual is for reference only and does not constitute any legal requirement on
companies, their officers, directors or auditors. This manual may be used for
guidance and compliance must be ensured with...
boiler according to the fuels, one is traveling grate coal fired boiler and the other is the traveling grate biomass fired boiler. Pakistan is rich in coal and therefore, Pakistan takes traveling grate coal fired boiler to meet its production demand. And it is mainly applied in process & power applications...
A natural disaster is the effect of a natural hazard (e.g., flood, tornado, hurricane, volcanic eruption, earthquake, heatwave, or landslide). It leads to financial...
this paper is to take a look at Disaster Recovery Plans and to try and gain a deeper understanding of what they are, why they are needed, how they work, and what can be done to test and maintain them. In the modern business world anything can happen, natural disasters, extreme weather, power outages...
Letters to Editor
Sir — Though many parts of India are hit by devastating floods every year, nothing worthwhile is done to prevent such periodic occurrences. Given the fact that neighbouring states like West Bengal and Orissa suffer floods regularly, the Bihar government should...
Done By: Risatul Haque Chowdhury (Risatt)
To: Mr. Daniel Layng
Pakistan is located in Southern Asia, bordering the Arabian Sea, between Iran and Afghanistan on the west, India on the east and China on the north.1 Islamabad is the new...
515 words essay on The Natural Calamities
Free sample essay on The Natural Calamities. In recent years natural calamities have taken a heavy toll of lives and this is something quite shocking. Earthquakes, tsunami and floods batter some islands like Indonesia again and again.
Energy crisis in Pakistan
Pakistan is a victim of energy crisis
A shortfall of energy is called energy crisis
Energy crisis is not specific to Pakistan
Causes behind the energy crisis
DEVELOPMENT OF PAKISTAN, AND MANAGEMENT IS A KEY PROBLEM
Pakistan from its birth has faced so many problems infect every type of problem those problem can be inequality, war, economic, terrorism means we can say that Pakistan has never seen a constant peace in its time. As already discussed that Pakistan has faced...
‘There’s no such thing as a natural disaster” –Neil Smith. Critical response essay: Cyclone Nargis, Myanmar (Burma).
Neil Smith claims ‘there’s no such thing as a natural disaster. In every phase and aspect of a disaster- causes, vulnerability, preparedness, results and response, and reconstruction’...
Natural hazards and disaster management in Pakistan
Himayatullah Khan and Abuturab Khan
12. October 2008
Online at http://mpra.ub.uni-muenchen.de/11052/ MPRA Paper No. 11052, posted 12. October 2008 23:59 UTC
Natural hazards and disaster management in Pakistan
A natural disaster is the effect of a natural hazard (e.g., flood, tornado, hurricane, volcanic eruption, earthquake, heatwave, or landslide). It leads to financial, environmental or human losses. The resulting loss depends on the vulnerability of the affected population to resist the hazard, also called...
POVERTY IN PAKISTAN
2. Poverty Condition in Pakistan
4. Causes of Poverty in Pakistan
* Government Policies
* Poor Governance
5. Remedies to Overcome Poverty...
depleted so we do not have to worry about increasing costs as a result of declining supply.
On the other hand fossil fuels such as oil, coal and natural gas are non-renewable. Or at least, the formation process can take millions of years. This creates a gap between the rate of production and the rate...
steam boiler set in Pakistan
One of the most important items of equipment aboard ships, boilers are used for numerous purposes. This article describes the construction and working of a 80t gas steam boilers.
Gas steam boiler set in Pakistan
As we know in those days Pakistan faces energy crises...
Electricity in Pakistan is generated, transmitted, distributed and retail supplied by two vertically integrated public sector utilities: Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) for all of Pakistan (except Karachi), and the Karachi Electric Supply Corporation (KESC) for the city of Karachi and its...
area of humanitarian aid, when the situation needs more money. They also collect for the National Disaster Aid which in Australian organisation. This organisation distributes money in times of natural disasters inside Australia. Local governments don't really contribute much to foreign aid, although like...
Inspired by India's spineless response to continuous terrorist attacks, on
29th October, 2005 during Diwali festivities in New Delhi, Pakistan
sponsored terrorists exploded the bombs in busy market places killing at
least 71 persons and injuring hundreds of others. Earlier on 10th October...
Floods are a natural hazard. There have been many devastating floods in the past decade. Different countries have reacted differently during and after the floods have occurred. Some countries have needed economic help during these times. Some countries were able to give detailed...
In the past Pakistan has experienced severe floods in 1973, 1992, 2006 and 2010. But 2010 flood breaks all records. Latest Government estimates put the number of people directly affected by the floods at 15.4 million, and the number continues to rise (National and Provincial Disaster
Disaster Management in Pakistan
Dr. Muhammad Asim
List of Hazards in Pakistan • List down
History of Disaster Management
• Pakistan is vulnerable to disaster risks from a range of hazards including cyclones/storms, droughts, earthquakes, epidemics, floods, glacial lake outbursts...
Areas | 27,220 Sq. km. |
Islamabad (Capital) | 906 Sq. km. |
Population | 163417500 (May 30, 2008) |
Administrative Setup | Pakistan is divided into four provinces viz., North West Frontier Province (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa), Punjab, Sindh and Balochistan. The tribal belt adjoining (Khyber...
Future of Democracy in Pakistan
I. Quaid’s vision of Democracy
II. United Nations and democracy
· United Nations Democratic Fund
· UN charter endorses democracy
· Article 21 of Universal Declaration of Human Rights highlights democratic values
CURRENT NATIONAL DISASTER MANAGEMENT STRUCTURES OF PAKISTAN”
By: Hira Habib
AERC (Morn. 2010-11)
Submitted to Ms. Samina Khalil (Environmental Economics course instructor)
24th Jan., 2012
THE WORLD REALIZED; CLIMATE CHANGE IS REAL
Climate change is not a crisis...
Although Afghanistan is a small country in comparison to the United States or the Soviet Union, its location and regional influence, along with its natural resources, have proven it to be equally powerful in its own right. When the Soviet Union invaded the country in 1979, much political turmoil for the...
ECONOMIC PROBLEMS OF PAKISTAN
Pakistan was established in 1947 and since its inception; it has been surrounded by countless issues, some of which are confined to ill-formed/missing infrastructure, insufficient refined resources, barren or obsolete factories and technologies, the Kashmir controversy...
Pakistan is the sixth largest country in the world in terms of the resident population and a land of rich natural resources is a growing country showing great potential and promise in its dimension stone sector, especially in marble, granite and onyx. Pakistan has major deposits of high quality marble...
PREPARATION IN THE EVENT OF A NATURAL DIASTER
Getting ready for a disaster that is coming your way makes common sense however countless citizens and communities procrastinate until the last moment or do not even make attempt to take...
Disaster management can be defined as the organization and management of resources and responsibilities for dealing with all humanitarian aspects of emergencies, in particular preparedness, response and recovery in order to lessen the impact of disasters.1’
There is no country that is immune from disaster...
where these campaigns took place and many people participated in different countries with full sprit. Countries such as UAE, Nigeria, Sri Lanka and Pakistan participated in the campaign.
In 2012, the Etisalat Group wanted to guarantee that its hard work is better coordinated across all operations it...
In other to have a good disaster plan in place for XYZ, the first thing they should look into is a very complete investigation of all possible risk that are currently within the network or that could...
Deca-archic Model? & Post-DESPO Appraisal by SAIRI Research
Initiative, indicates strategic flaws in DRR frameworks and entails technical aspects of
disasters? aftermath consequences of epidemiological vulnerabilities and predispositions. A
?high-spot? emphasis and necessitating focus has been laid on 3...