Pakistan

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2022
This article discusses the tragedy unfolding in Pakistan in the wake of unprecedented flooding late last month, that is not only a humanitarian catastrophe but also poses significant security threats.
The Centre for Climate and Security
The destruction caused by these so-called “natural disasters” is often accepted as largely unavoidable and unpredictable. Climate change is also blamed for the alleged increased frequency of disasters.
Conversation Media Group, the
Forests cover just 4.8% of Pakistan, and fire is the biggest driver of forest loss in the country: Global Forest Watch estimates that between 2001 and 2021, Pakistan lost 5,460 hectares of tree cover due to fires and 4,290 hectares from all other drivers.
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National policies and plans

2021

This current document of Monsoon Contingency Plan 2021 gives a detailed view of the hazards profile of all the districts' vulnerabilities and risk and its indexed, available and deployed resources, mapping of public and private sector machinery, mechanism

Provincial Disaster Management Authority
2020

The National Education Response and Resilience Plan for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) provides a framework of strategies and interventions for Pakistan’s education system to cope with the effects of COVID-19. The plan covers all geographic areas and

Pakistan - government
2020

The Ministry of National Health Services, Regulation, and Coordination, Government of Pakistan, has issued the National Action Plan as a policy document to ensure that guiding principles for outbreak preparedness, containment and mitigation are followed.

Pakistan - government

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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