Pakistan floods 2010-2011


In July 2010, heavy monsoon rains affected millions of people by submerging approximately one-fifth of Pakistan's land area.


This report illustrates the specific constraints and challenges humanitarian actors, and more specifically donor countries, face in providing effective relief, as well as shared features, which help to identify where improvements are needed in the global

DARA - Spain
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'We will also increase investment to improve the preparedness of vulnerable communities, to minimise losses in case of any disaster.' 'To achieve this, fundraising efforts are being taken for disaster management and extending the services of disaster risk insurance to vulnerable communities'...
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The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) convinced the donor agencies on the concept of 'Building Back Better' so that the new houses would have the resistance to face any disaster in future...
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This document is intended to be the first of an annual series, which will aim to provide the reader with regularly-updated qualitative assessments on the changing nature and dynamics of environmental migration throughout the world. The record-breaking

International Organization for Migration Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations
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The Business Recorder describes the vulnerabilities faced by Pakistan, ranging from earthquakes, floods, droughts, cyclones, landslides and sea-based hazards, and calls for the establishment of a disaster management structure with a mitigation policy...
Business Recorder

This paper considers whether there is any chance that the flooding disaster might set a new tone for building governance in Pakistan, one that moves from a longstanding narrative of widespread corruption and perceived lack of legitimacy to a more balanced

Center for Strategic and International Studies