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08 Aug 2017 description

1. Background

a. In 2012, National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) and Humanitarian Country Team (HCT) agreed to develop and adopt Assessment and Monitoring Framework for Pakistan. Assessment Working Group (AWG), co-chaired by NDMA and OCHA, was mandated to develop and propose guidelines for this purpose. Subsequently, AWG in consultation with NDMA, Provincial Disaster Management Authorities (PDMAs), relevant government institutions, clusters and UN agencies drafted frame-work, tools and methodology for coordinated assessments.

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.

23 Apr 2016 description
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ADB program in Pakistan has provided loans, grants and technical assistance to grow the country’s economy and improve the lives of people, particularly the poor, women, children and other vulnerable groups.

ADB has provided Pakistan with more than $27 billion in loans and over $531 million in grants since 1966.

19 Dec 2015 description

2014 and 2015 have been two years of strong mobilisation for SOLIDARITÉS INTERNATIONAL's teams, who have had to take urgent action regarding too many crises. Feedback on two years of intense campaigns.

30 Jun 2015 description

MANILA, PHILIPPINES – The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved assistance of over $220 million to help Pakistan rebuild and upgrade roads, bridges and other high-priority infrastructure damaged by the devastating 2014 floods.

08 Jun 2015 description

1. PRCS Initial Response

a. PRCS relief operation commenced on 22nd June with initial response as under:- (1) Cooked rice to approx. 23000 TDPs (2) Health care to 1,690 TDPs through deployment of 4 x Mobile Health Units (3) Deployment of 05 Ambulances (4) Provision of 22,000 liters of clean Drinking Water

09 May 2015 description
  1. PRCS Initial Response

a. PRCS relief operation commenced on 22nd June with initial response as under:-
(1) Cooked rice to approx. 23000 TDPs
(2) Health care to 1,690 TDPs through deployment of 4 x Mobile Health Units
(3) Deployment of 05 Ambulances
(4) Provision of 22,000 liters of clean Drinking Water
b. PRCS case load to assist the TDPs are as under:-
(1) Non Food Items 8,000 families (One time distribution)

07 May 2015 description

During my visit to Islamabad and Lahore, I confirmed that the Australian Government will provide ongoing humanitarian assistance to support thousands of internally displaced people in Pakistan, the majority of whom are women and children.

The Australian Government will continue to work closely with Pakistan to generate sustainable growth and employment through trade and investment, improvements to agricultural productivity, water resource management and industry.

05 May 2015 description
report Alhasan Systems

HIGHLIGHTS:

SHC takes notice of non-provision of relief goods in drought-hit areas

Modi proposes SAARC team to tackle natural disasters.. As Pakistan's

PM commends India's Nepal mission

Natural Disasters: IDA mulling providing $150 million

Pak-Army teams take on relief works in Peshawar

Progress reviewed: Safe City Project to be replicated province-wide

Ensuring peace across country top priority, says PM

Afghan refugees evicted

PEMRA Bars TV Channels from telecasting hateful speeches

29 Apr 2015 description

This report covers the period 1 January to 31 December 2014

Overview

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) continued its support to the Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS) in 2014, by strengthening its capacities to reach the most vulnerable communities and build their resilience against disasters through Disaster Management, Health, Youth and Volunteering, Marketing and Fundraising and organisational and branch development initiatives.

29 Apr 2015 description

The New Pakistan ERF

In February 2015, OCHA released the 2015 Operational Handbook for Country-based Pooled Funds (CBPF), a set of new global guidelines for managing CBPFs. In Pakistan, the CBPF is known as the Emergency Response Fund (ERF).

The Handbook includes the following main changes in the operation of CBPFs:

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’