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Pakistan’s first DRR Masters graduates

28 Oct 2014, UNISDR AP

"Our course is having an impact in the real world but there is still a lot to be done on awareness of disaster risk measures. Pakistan has strengthened its institutional arrangements and also has good plans but the challenge is implementation and this is because of lack of capacity and lack of awareness”, said Dr Naeem Shahzad, head of the Master Masters of Science in Disaster Management...


General Facts
  • Population: 3,938 million (2005)
  • Density: 124 per sq km
  • Total Area: 31,870 sq km (X 1,000)
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
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