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Debris and twisted metal of collapsed bridge
Extraordinary record-high temperatures in Pakistan triggered the collapse of the Hassanabad Bridge along the Karakoram Highway in the Hunza Valley. The ongoing unprecedented heat wave melted ice on Shisper Glacier, creating a lake which flooded.
Columbia University
Breaking the vicious cycle of climate hazards and energy and climate (in)security requires foresight, planning, and most of all infusions of low-cost capital.
Center for Climate and Security, the
Cooling down during a heat wave, April 2017 in Calcutta, India.
As the planet continues to warm, extreme heat will become more commonplace. This is particularly dire for India and Pakistan, as steps to improve air quality will actually increase temperatures during heatwaves.
Conversation Media Group, the

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WFP Critical Corporate Initiative: Climate Response Analysis Pakistan
2021
WFP and partners have undertaken an analysis of climate risks in Pakistan and recommended programmes to address identified risks.
World Food Programme
2021

This handbook provides an overview of natural hazards, climate change susceptibility, disaster management and response in Pakistan. It provides an analysis of government disaster plans and policies and community preparedness.

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Center for Excellence in Disaster Management & Humanitarian Assistance