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.

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'Need of the hour was to work towards community preparedness. The climate across the glob is changing and communities have to be prepared to reduce the risk in case of any disaster,' said Caritas Internationals Secretary General Michel Roy...
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'Better water management would be a critical part of this as would better flood forecasting and warning systems, better flood preparedness, improved response capability and an increased capacity among local authorities to implement these measures.'...
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Nasir Ali Panhwar, writing for Dawn.com, calls for a disaster risk reduction strategy to be developed by designing appropriate structural measures and devising need based, non-structural measures to reduce the risk of disasters...
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'Speaker National Assembly criticises the role of National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) and Sindh’s Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) and urges the international organisations to step ahead for providing help to those in need...'
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'Prevention is better than cure,' but 'the Pakistani government seems to be more concerned with the cure part of the statement than with prevention,' asserts the Business Recorder...
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The project, funded by DIPECHO and implemented in 20 schools by HOPE'87 and Hashoo Foundation, intends to provide safety to school students, villagers and community in times of natural hazards such as earthquake, floods and landslides...
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