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25 Aug 2017 description

Executive Summary

Pakistan potentially faces a major climate change challenge. A concerted effort by the government and civil society at all levels is required to mitigate these threats.

17 Jan 2017 description
report Alhasan Systems

Highlights:

Heavy snowfall halts life in Balochistan, Chitral, hilly areas

Experts call for effective land management

Met department forecasts rain, snow to continue till Wednesday

Climate change: Pakistan at seventh among top 10 most vulnerable countries

Calamitous: Many disaster bodies exist on paper only

Senate unanimously condemns Modi’s anti-Pakistan statement

Govt moves for speedy trial of terrorists

Army chief rubbishes Afghanistan’s claim linking Pakistan with terror attacks

30 Aug 2016 description
report Alhasan Systems

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Heavy rainfall floods streets in Rawalpindi

  • Provinces asked to follow National Climate Change policy

  • Preventive measures against Congo virus advised: Experts

  • Pakistan to become water scarce in 4 years

  • Supreme Court rejects review appeals of 16 terror convicts set to hang

  • Pakistan’s Counter- Terrorism Policy

  • CPEC confronts terrorism

  • US urges Pakistan, Afghanistan to work together against terrorism

23 Aug 2016 description
report Alhasan Systems

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • UN lauds Pakistan’s capacity in dealing with natural calamities

  • CDA to launch Monsoon Tree Planation Drive

  • NDMA chairman vows to protect schools from natural disasters

  • India funding terrorists in Balochistan

  • Pakistan has launched decisive action to eliminate terrorism

  • NACTA receives thousands of false informations about terrorism

  • Pakistan again invites India for Kashmir talks

02 Aug 2016 description
report Alhasan Systems

Highlights

  • Congo Hemorrhagic Fever claims two lives in 10 days

  • Shahbaz wants coordination between government depts to cope with floods

  • Pakistan climate authority being set up to tackle challenges

  • 22 killed as rain, flash floods wreak havoc in Pakistan’s KP and Punjab province

  • UN warns of more heatwave deaths as climate change pushes up temperatures

  • We will make Pakistan secure for every ethnicity and religion: PM

  • Terrorists, facilitators are on the run: COAS

26 Jul 2016 description
report Alhasan Systems

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • All rivers in KP in low floods: PDMA report
  • First monsoon spell floods roads, causes accidents in Capital
  • Need for more dams: Water storage capacity drops 35%
  • Flood contingency plan prepared for Islamabad
  • Directions issued for making anti-dengue campaign a success
  • Pakistan will assist Afghanistan in fighting terrorism, says PM
  • Pakistan gives shut-up call to India on Kashmir
  • Gulshan-i-Iqbal Park blast: CTD still clueless about mastermind, facilitators
26 Apr 2016 description

HASAN MANSOOR

KARACHI: A latest study says climate change induced disasters and left negative impacts on psychology and behaviour of people, in particular women, who bore the major brunt of various disasters that struck Sindh in recent years.

“There is evidence that shows interlinkages between climate change, health and sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR),” says the study titled ‘Understanding climate change, impact on women’s reproductive health: Post-disaster interventions in Sindh’.

26 Apr 2016 description
report Alhasan Systems

Highlights

  • Pakistan boosting capacity to check adverse impacts of climate change: Nisar

  • Environment issues highlighted on Earth Day

  • Pakistan to sign historic climate change pact today

  • Hot spell to prevail in Karachi: Met office

  • Public health: ‘Six dengue fever cases reported this year’

  • Over 800 illegally appointed policemen face the axe in Sindh

  • Gang extorting millions from ‘corrupt’ officials busted

19 Apr 2016 description
report Alhasan Systems

Highlights

Landslides, flash floods on KKH must be an eyeopener for CPEC planners

More dengue cases appear in city

Pakistan prepares 10-year National Flood Programme

Tharparkar Deserves Special Attention

Heavy rains, landslides damage 600 houses in GB

Army led operation continues against Chhotu gang in south Punjab

RAW runs special cell to sabotage CPEC, says secretary defence

JF-17 enhances PAF squadron’s firepower

Provincial transplant authority being made functional, says health minister

12 Apr 2016 description
report Alhasan Systems

Highlights

Four dead as 6.6 magnitude earthquake jolts parts of Punjab, KP

26 more dengue cases surface in city

Climate Change worse than terrorism

KPK torrential rains, land sliding killed 66, damaged 925 houses: PDMA

Weather anomalies and climate-induced migration

Future preparations: Govt gears up for upcoming heatwave

KP to seek Kabul’s help against extortion calls

Contempt: Arrest warrants issued for 30 cops

212 people arrested for propagating hate speech

04 Apr 2016 description
report Alhasan Systems

HIGHLIGHTS

Rain, snowfall hit parts of KP

LDA’s urban development plan to ‘hit environment’

First case of 2016 from district tested positive at HFH

Contingency plan ready to cope with heatwave emergency

Sea intrusion, sinking of Indus delta threaten coastline

No escape from disasters

KP to seek Kabul’s help against extortion calls

Punjab CM, security czar and army chief discuss Punjab operation

HRCP report 2015: Pakistan witnesses significant drop in violence

29 Mar 2016 description
report Alhasan Systems

HIGHLIGHTS:

EPA takes action against steel mills operating in residential areas

Climate change and wetlands

PDMA issues report on devastation caused by torrential rain in KP

Environment behind nearly quarter of global deaths

Arrested 'RAW agent' trained separatists to target Pakistani ports: security official

Pak-Iran task force formed to strengthen security cooperation

Military to be modernised, says Mamnoon

Guardians of public safety: Dolphin Force graduates from police academy

22 Mar 2016 description
report Alhasan Systems

HIGHLIGHTS:

Death toll reaches 79: Downpour, flashfloods wreak havoc in FATA, KP, Azad Kashmir

Delay in Mangla Dam repair causes water and electricity losses

Tharparkar drought claims three more lives

Women and climate change

Karachi operation to continue till elimination of terrorism: DG Rangers

The 'neglected' province: ‘Violence in Balochistan reduced by 90%’

Saudi jails holding 2,393 Pakistanis

Civil-military leadership discuss national security

Capital to become ‘Safe City’ in April

29 Dec 2015 description
report Alhasan Systems

Highlights

Frightening tremors: Midnight quake jolts city, wakes up people

Disaster Management: Private sector’s help sought in building resilience

Solid waste management: key to avoid dengue fever outbreak in future

PM directs provinces to ensure safe environment for children

‘Environmental issues holds back actualization of South Asia’s growth Potential’

Health Deptt plans strategy to avoid dengue fever outbreak next year

22 Dec 2015 description
report Alhasan Systems

Highlights

Donors’ help sought in rehabilitation of Chitralis

Environment mainly to blame for cancer

Experts urge importance of mental health in disaster situations

Coastal areas prone to climate change implications

Hospitals waste damaging environment: Expert

Solar-powered tubewells revive farming in drought hit Soan valley

CTD to target 'women's wing' of Islamic Stateinspired group in Karachi

Say no to guns: ‘Elite class’ blamed for widespread arms culture

15 Dec 2015 description
report Alhasan Systems

Highlights:

KP CM pledges to rehabilitate infrastructure of quake, flood-hit areas

Is a discussion on climate change even relevant to a third world country like Pakistan?

Floods and earthquake damages stands at $40m in KPK: PDMA

Awareness drive on clean environment

Volunteers to be inducted for disaster management in Mansehra

Climate change threatens food security globally

Earthquake jolts parts of Pakistan, Tajikistan and India

Over 500 suspects arrested in KP police operations

29 Sep 2015 description
report Alhasan Systems

HIGHLIGHTS:

After a court order, Pakistan will have to clamp down on Climate change

More rain likely in upper areas of country

Sialkot on flood alert

NDMA calls for preemptive measures to tackle flood threat

How climate change has endangered Thar's livestock

No phone signal in a disaster? Solar network ‘in a box’ to the rescue

IAEA praises Pakistan's nuclear security record

Pakistan bound to defeat all perpetrators of terrorism: Army chief

Biometric registration of 41,600 Afghans completed

22 Sep 2015 description
report Alhasan Systems

HIGHLIGHTS:

Hazards convert into disasters ‘due to poor governance’

Lack of preparedness blamed for dengue outbreak

Experts asked to identify flood-prone areas

Heads up before Eid: Rains may lead to flood in Punjab

PAEC plans 40,000MW by 2050 using environment friendly nuclear power

Government issues alert against congo virus

Twin-engine fighter: Pakistan in talks with Russia to buy Su-35 jets

Peace in Afghanistan needed for ending violence, Pakistan tells UN

15 Sep 2015 description
report Alhasan Systems

HIGHLIGHTS:

Government seeks public support to curb dengue

Pakistan vulnerable to impact of climate change

Dubious dengue spray: Over 40 students readmitted to hospitals

Agriculture and environment

Preventive measures stressed against dengue

Pakistan hosts conference on disaster management CBMs

Punjab Emergency Service evacuates 97,587 flood victims

Rangers apprehend 10 ‘target killers’ belonging to political parties

Talks on delivery of fighter jets, attack helicopters underway