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Disaster Preparedness is Key to Preventing Devastation
In July and August 2010, excessive monsoon rainfall causing breaches in irrigation canals resulted in countrywide large-scale flash flooding, the worst to hit Pakistan in 80 years. More than 18...
Monday, July 29, 2013 - 10:36
Emergencies & Conflict
INTERVIEW AVAILABILITY NOTICE: Pakistan Floods - 3 Years On
Thursday, July 25, 2013
“Wear HER shoes; Feel HER Woes, through your Toes”
In a country stained with staunch patriarchal mindset, values and systems it is not easy to break the internal shackles at a personal level. It is strikingly easy to shout slogans, attend trainings...
Thursday, November 29, 2012 - 18:08
Violence Against Women
Disaster Risk Reduction in Pakistan - the contribution of DEC member agencies 2010-2012
27 Jul 2012
When floods swept large parts of Pakistan in 2010, an estimated 20 million people were affected. Besides the slow response, the absence of comprehensive Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and...
Evaluation of ActionAid's response to the 2010 Pakistan floods
16 Jan 2012
Heavy monsoon rains led to massive flooding across large parts of Pakistan in 2010, affecting up to 20 million people. ActionAid responded to the disaster immediately, working with local...
Fed Up: Now's the Time to Invest in Agroecology
19 Jun 2012
With case study evidence from Bangladesh, Cambodia, Indonesia and Pakistan, and citing global studies and surveys, this report argues that agro-ecology – or ecological agriculture – offers...
The evolving UN Cluster Approach in the aftermath of the Pakistan earthquake; an NGO perspective
1 Aug 2007
The South Asia earthquake on 8 October 2006 claimed at least 73,000 lives. Measuring 7.6 on the Richter scale, it left many others without food, clothes and shelter to face the harsh winter. ...
A daunting issue of Early Girl Marriage in Pakistan!
In a society where women are not treated equally, life for a girl child becomes discriminatory, unjust and considerably miserable. Such is the case in most parts of Pakistan where girls are inhumanly...
Friday, February 17, 2012 - 04:49
International Women’s Day