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
Various disasters like earthquake, landslides, volcanic eruptions, fires, flood and cyclones are natural hazards that kill thousands of people and destroy billions of dollars of habitat and property each year. The rapid growth of the world's population and its increased...
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...
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...
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.
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 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...
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...
Importance of administrative hierarchy and need for training in disaster management in Pakistan
“Effective Disaster Response in present is Disaster Preparedness for Future”
Disaster Management and National Plans
4.1. National Five years Plans (1955 – 2003)
The Five Years Plans, since 1957, when...
and the Erosion of Seismic Culture in Mountainous Central Asia
Vulnerability to earthquake disasters in mountainous regions frequently escapes investigation and analysis. The tragic and costly earthquake disasters that have recently occurred in Central Asia have spurred important questions among local...
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...
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...
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...
described with there purposes and two profitable organization.
- Business Objective of AkzoNobel Pakistan
AkzoNobel Pakistan is a unique example of success through mergers and acquisitions. ICI Pakistan was one of the giants in a country with GDP rate of 4% and tough economic conditions. The company...
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...
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...
1. Introduction. Disaster of Risk management is activity directed towards the assessing, mitigating and monitoring of risk “An search process that is harmful and/or their property is called natural hazard and control/management of such hazards is called risk management or disaster...
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...
warning”. The fate of the planet hung in the balance. Yeltsin wisely waited. And within those moments, the alarm declared false. “An unimaginable nuclear disaster had barely been avoided”, declared America’s Defense Monitor, Center for Defence Information, December 26, 1999.
Another, important incident took...
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...
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...
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
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...
The flood disaster in Pakistan is a continuing tragedy, as the figures of the displaced, the dead, and the diseased are rising. It is still not possible to assess the full impact of this calamity on the country’s fragile economy devastated by terrorism.
That it is a major challenge for both Pakistani...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
* 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...