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08 Oct 2015 description
UNISDR chief marks anniversary of 7.8 Pakistan earthquake which killed 19,000 schoolchildren and their teachers with a call for more countries to join Worldwide Initiative for Safe Schools.
15 May 2015 description
This document was prepared following the recent Nepal earthquake, reflecting on lessons learned in Pakistan, which may be of use to those involved in the early stages of response and recovery in Nepal.
28 Feb 2014 description
Women are essential players for effective risk assessment, early warning, and strengthening of disaster resilience. This tip sheet offers guidelines for gender mainstreaming in disaster risk and recovery efforts.
10 Jan 2012 description
Pakistan has faced a series of displacement crises due to natural disasters and armed conflict in recent years. 19 million people have been displaced by earthquakes and flooding and over five million by armed conflict over the past seven years. In December 2011, more than half a million people were...
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...
14 Jul 2011 description
PREFACE Older Persons 7%2 (of the total population) and persons with disabilities 10%3 (of the total population) equaling at least 3 million persons affected by the floods. Due to the massive extent of the floods and ensuing crisis, and relying on repeated past experience of such crises, persons...