Pakistan floods 2010-2011

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

Japan has agreed to provide a modern 'warning system' to Pakistan which will enhance the country’s capacity for early flood forecast, said chairman of the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) Dr Zafar Iqbal Qadir on Saturday...
Express Tribune News Network, the
Oxfam called on the Pakistan government and donors to respond to the dire humanitarian needs now and also invest in disaster prevention measures to ensure that this year’s crisis is not repeated...
Oxfam International Secretariat
A senior official from the World Food Program warns floods in Pakistan will continue to wreak havoc on the population if disaster prevention strategies are not enacted, says Voice of America...
Voice of America
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'We have to look at a different way of allocating resources to withstand floods and other disasters. We have to initiate a process, which over the years can help us to better deal with climate related disasters'...
Friday Times, Inc.
Weather related disasters hit the country regularly, however, little has been done by the government in adaptation and mitigation to the climate change, writes Zafar Iqbal for the Environment News Service in a call for disaster risk reduction...
Environment News Service, the
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In his opinion for Dawn, Mohammad Hussain Khan urges the federal and provincial governments to seriously consider disaster mitigation methodologies with reference to changing weather patterns as 'adaptation is key to disaster risk reduction.'...
Dawn Media Group