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24 May 2017 description

Jennifer Bussell and Asim Fayaz
May 2017

Overview

This case study discusses government capacity to prepare for and respond to natural disasters – floods, earthquakes, and heat waves – in Pakistan.

12 Aug 2011 description
report IRIN

ISLAMABAD, 12 August 2011 (IRIN) - Most people in Pakistan and around the world have forgotten the victims of the 8 October 2005 earthquake which killed 73,000 people in Pakistan-administered Kashmir and the Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa Province (KP).

Other disasters have since intervened such as the 2010 floods, diverting attention and assistance.

08 Jul 2011 description

Interview

The outgoing head of the ICRC delegation in Pakistan, Pascal Cuttat, talks about coping simultaneously with the consequences of armed violence, natural disaster and a changing security environment in the country over the last three years.

28 Oct 2010 description

Three months following devastating flooding in Pakistan, a Church World Service (CWS) staff member in Pakistan stated: "The loss remains incomprehensible, especially for those who repeatedly witnessed a series of hardships over the past decade, including other floods, earthquakes and civil conflict."

Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (PDA) continues to respond to the needs of flood-affected families in Pakistan. In cooperation with our ecumenical partners CWS and members of ACT Alliance, more than 100,000 people have received food, medical care and/or tents.

Once emergency …

08 Oct 2010 description
report AlertNet

08 Oct 2010 12:00:00 GMT

Written by: Nita Bhalla

NEW DELHI (AlertNet) - As millions of Pakistanis struggle to survive the impact caused by this year's devastating floods, the country is also marking the fifth anniversary of a more deadly disaster on Friday -- a 7.6 magnitude earthquake in the northwest of the country.

Pakistan is vulnerable to earthquakes, cyclones, droughts, floods, landslides and avalanches, as well as conflict-related crises or "complex emergencies" related to the presence of militant groups

Here is a list of humanitarian emergencies in …

06 Aug 2010 description

August 6, 2010

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan * Of the current situation in Pakistan, Pakistan-based staff members of Church World Service offer the following reflection:

In the five years since the 2005 earthquake devastated parts of Pakistan, not one year has gone by in which the people of Pakistan have not suffered from disaster.

31 Jul 2010 description

1. Projects description

1.1 Overview
Due to its geophysical and geopolitical situation, Pakistan is prone to frequent natural and man-made disasters and crises that continuously engage the humanitarian and relief agencies. Along with other donors support, Pakistan is therefore one of the major recipients of the CERF. The following five CERF projects have been implemented by FAO since 2006 in the country (Table 1).

30 Jun 2010 description

Executive Summary

U.S. assistance to Pakistan is authorized by the Enhanced Partnership with Pakistan Act of 2009 (Public Law 111-73, 123 Stat. 2060). The act authorizes a total of $7.5 billion for fiscal years (FY) 2010 through 2014 to support programs for democratic, economic, and development assistance. The U.S.

30 Apr 2010 description

Overview

This summary document provides information about Office of Inspector General (OIG) oversight activities in Pakistan and Afghanistan since fiscal year 2003.

OIG has strengthened its focus in Pakistan since the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) reopened its mission in 2002 and since that year has been providing oversight of USAID activities in Afghanistan as well. OIG covers a wide spectrum of USAID programs in the two countries, covering such areas as relief and stabilization, reconstruction, sustainable development, education, and health care.

31 Jan 2010 description

Executive Summary

Overview

This summary document provides information about Office of Inspector General (OIG) oversight activities in Pakistan and Afghanistan since fiscal year 2003.

OIG has strengthened its focus in Pakistan since the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) reopened its mission in 2002 and since that year has been providing oversight of USAID activities in Afghanistan as well.

15 Nov 2009 description
report IRIN

MUZZAFARABAD , 15 November 2009 (IRIN) - Rameesha Butt, 12, remembers being trapped in her classroom as the horror of the October 2005 earthquake that killed at least 73,000 people in the North West Frontier Province (NWFP) and Pakistan-administered Kashmir unfolded around her.

"Our school was very old, and many of the walls collapsed. I was not hurt badly, but it was terrifying to see bricks and mortar fall all around us.

21 Oct 2009 description


Executive summary

This plan seeks to provide support to the core programmes of Pakistan Red Crescent Society for the coming two years, 2010-2011. The plan focuses on four core areas: disaster management, health and care, organisational development and the promotion of humanitarian principles and values.

01 Oct 2009 description

U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
BUREAU FOR DEMOCRACY, CONFLICT, AND HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE (DCHA)

03 Sep 2009 description
report Spapev

Islamabad, Sep 3rd, 2009: The custodian of two holy mosques, King Abudllah bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud has sent special dates weighing 50 tons, for onward distribution among the October 8, 2005 Earthquake affectees.

Saudi Public Assistance for Pakistan Earthquake Victims (SPAPEV)'s Regional Director while collecting the cartons filled with special dates from Saudi Arabia, told newsmen here that

" These packets of dates would be distributed among the quake affectees of AJK and NWFP.

This special consignment was sent under the instructions of King Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz in a …

28 Aug 2009 description

GLIDE n=B0 EQ-2008-000206-PAK

Period covered by this Final Report: 29 October 2009 to 18 May 2009;

Appeal target (current): CHF 2.5 million (=B1USD 2.08 million or =B1EUR 1.65 million);

Final Appeal coverage: 49%; however, total coverage actually 80% including all bilateral contributions direct to Pakistan Red Crescent

Appeal history:

This Emergency Appeal was launched on 19 November 2008 for CHF 2.5 million (USD 2.08 million or EUR 1.65 million) to provide 4,000 emergency shelter provisions to the families (10 persons per family) affected by the earthquakes which struck …

23 Jul 2009 description
report Cruz Roja Española

Cruz Roja Española ha contribuido con más de 143.000 euros al llamamiento realizado por la Federación Internacional de la Cruz Roja y de la Media Luna Roja, para atender las necesidades urgentes de las familias desplazadas por la crisis humanitaria que afecta a la zona noroccidental de Pakistán, siempre en colaboración con la Media Luna Roja Pakistaní.

17 Jul 2009 description

Highlights:

- During week 29, 2009, no alert/outbreak reported from any earthquake affected districts, Balochistan.

- Weekly DEWS reports received from 35 sites of the earthquake affected districts Ziarat (19), Pishin (4) and Hernai (12) and a total of 5,975 patient consultations were reported during the week.

- ARI is the most common cause of morbidity accounting for 1517 (26%) of the total consultations (URTI 1446 and LRTI 64 patients).

- Under five years of age group Acute diarrhoea is the second common cause of consultation accounting for 135 (13%) of the consultations in …