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Pakistan

Pakistan: Improving local disaster governance - Opinion

4 Jul 2014, Daily Times

'In the case of Pakistan, we need to think about disasters holistically. As a part of structural measures, the country needs to design and update seismic building codes and then ensure strict compliance on new and old buildings,' write Dr Ejaz Hussain and Dr Abdur Rehman Cheema...


National Platform

Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Flood 2010 18,102,327
Flood 2005 7,000,450
Flood 1992 6,655,450
Flood 1992 6,184,418
Earthquake* 2005 5,128,309
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
Data version: v11.08   *: Including tsunami
Data displayed does not imply national endorsement.
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