disaster risk reduction

disaster risk reduction

Pakistan 2012 Monsoon Floods

Pakistan is one of the world’s most hazard-prone countries, with each humanitarian crisis costing lives and money and deepening the alarming levels of poverty and malnutrition.

Oxfam responds as flooding affects Pakistan

International aid agency Oxfam has started an emergency response to get aid to those affected by flooding in the Sindh, Punjab and Baluchistan provinces of Pakistan. This is the third consecutive year of flooding in Pakistan and many of those affected had not fully recovered from last years’ mega-floods.

Crises in a new world order

In 2010, vast humanitarian crises from Haiti to Pakistan almost overwhelmed the international system’s ability to respond.

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