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...
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.
A Review of
Disaster Management Policies and Systems in Pakistan
January, 2005 Islamabad
ADB Asian Development Bank AJK Azad Jammu & Kashmir DCO District Coordination Officer DERA Drought Emergency Relief Assistance DANIDA Danish International Development...
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...
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
DISASTER MANAGEMENT IN PAKISTAN - A CRITICAL ANALYSIS
1. Disasters whether artificial (terrorist acts / accidents etc) or natural (Earthquakes/ floods etc) are essential part of our daily life. Earthquake of 2005 in Northern parts and devastating floods of 2010...
‘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’...
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...
nuclear reactors. The Fukushima nuclear disaster is a series of equipment failures, nuclear meltdowns, and releases of radioactive materials at the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant due to natural catastrophe. It is the largest nuclear disaster since the Chernobyl disaster of 1986. The resulting tsunami killed...
Assignment of Pakistan Studies
Topic: Role of Turkey in disasters
Submitted by: Sunny Ahmar
Reg No: 12-Arid-421
Section: B Evening
Submitted to: Madam Salma
Humanitarian Assistance by Turkey
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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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...
ANALYZING DIFFICULTIES OF THE CONTINGENCY PLAN FOR THE DISASTER RESPONSE IN PAKISTAN: A CASE FOR THE 2012 FLOODS By Ahmer Zaman Khan
A thesis submitted to the Faculty of the Lahore School of Economics in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for a Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics and...
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...
1. Introduction/Historical perspective.
2. Economic/Trade relations.
3. Social Relations.
4. Political Relations.
5. Military Relations.
1)Historical perspective, Pakistan and Japan relations:
The relationship can, in a sense...
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...
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, 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...
World’s Natural Disasters 2010-2013
April 16, 2013: Mega earthquake in Iran-Pakistan border
Mega earthquake in Iran-Pakistan border region
-Magnitude 7.8 mega earthquake hits Iran-Pakistan Border region.
-It is the biggest earthquake in Iran in 40 years.
-Tremor was felt in United Arab Emirates...
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...
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...
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
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...
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...
We have all seen the awful effects of a flood or an earthquake - if we’re lucky only on the news.
About 75 percent of the world’s population live in areas affected at least once by earthquake, tropical cyclone, flood or drought between 1980 and 2000 (Reducing Disaster Risk UNDP...
ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF PAKISTAN
COUNTRY ENVIRONMENT ANALYSIS
CURRENCY EQUIVALENTS (as of 30 December 2008) Currency Unit – Pakistan Rupees PRs 1.00 = $0.013 $1.00 = PRs 79.3
ABBREVIATIONS ADB AJK CEA CET CETP CNG CPS CSP CWS EIA EMS EU FAO FY GDP IEE IPCC IUCN LTSF MDG MTDF NEP...
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...
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
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...
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...