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08 Jun 2015 description

Mexico - Tropical Cyclone BLANCA
• On 5 June, at 9.00 UTC, BLANCA was a Category 2 Hurricane and its centre was located 53km south-west of the closest point along the Mexican coast. Over the next 48h, it is forecast to continue moving north-west. Its intensity will initially increase slightly, but it is expected to start weakening late on 6 June. BLANCA may approach Baja California Sur on 8 June, possibly weakened into a Tropical Storm.
• As of 5 June, NOAA has issued no coastal Warnings or Watches.

21 Apr 2015 description
report Alhasan Systems

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Confronting Climate Change

  • Monsoon pattern to become clear by May & June: Chairman NDMA

  • WFP hands over Humanitarian Response Facility (HRF) in Sindh

  • Strengthening Disaster Risk Reduction

  • Catalyzing Cooperation: Disaster Diplomacy and its potential to shortcircuit the Climate-Conflict link

  • Muslim Aid completes two more water wells in Tharparkar

  • Steps in Karachi: ‘Restoring peace is PM’s main goal’

06 Apr 2015 description
report Alhasan Systems

HIGHLIGHTS:
- Punjab to help Sindh computerise land record
-Three more killed as heavy rain, Hailstones continue to Hit Sindh
- 48,076 Rescued by 1122 in One Month
- NDMA issues flood warning for areas in Punjab
- Curbing terrorism:Counter-terror stations to start probes in two weeks
- Police gear up for Easter Day protection against terrorism
- No country for old Afghans: ‘Post-1951 immigrants to be considered illegal’
- WB extends financial help of $75m to Fata TDPs
- Free the streets: SHC orders law enforcers to continue action against barriers

01 Jul 2011 description

Date: 1 July 2011
Press Release No: G/27/2011

Bangkok (UN ESCAP Strategic Communications and Advocacy Section) – Asia-Pacific countries ended three days of talks at a United Nations forum here today, agreeing to work more closely together on disaster risk reduction and make this central to national development strategies.