Posts Tagged ‘ Khyber Pakhtunkhwa ’

Plantation of trees only solution to Asian floods

Nov 12th, 2011 | By
pakistan-floods-lady




Business Recorder: The humanitarian emergency caused by the few last months’ devastating floods in Asia is a warning that the situation could get worse, The people affected by this crisis have lost everything, and their difficulties are only just beginning. Two countries Pakistan and Thailand have been badly hit by the disaster. Hundreds of thousands

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Knowledge Disconnect In Himalaya

Aug 17th, 2011 | By
Knowledge Disconnect




K N Vajpai: Much has been said about Himalayas and its beautiful mountains, rich biodiversity and rich culture. But, sometime it seems that the inhabitants in the region are not cognizant about this richness. Are they? Let me take one of the factors that contributed to such situation in Hindu Kush Himalayan region and that

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Pakistan’s water crisis

Aug 16th, 2011 | By




Tribune: A water crisis is emerging which could have major implications for Pakistan’s economy and society. Effective management of this crisis first requires urgent mitigation and adaptation measures with close cooperation amongst Pakistan’s provinces of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab and Sindh on the one hand and then between Pakistan and India on the other. If the necessary

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Our Waterways: Learning from Failure in Mountains!

Aug 10th, 2011 | By
Ms. Noreen Haider




Noreen Haider: Disaster are far more dependent on the processes surrounding vulnerability, including asset depletion, deforestation, soil erosion, population growth, poor planning, coping capacities of population, climate change, bad governance and corruption to state a few. The flood effectively proved once again that unless Risk Reduction strategies are incorporated in the overall planning at the

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Huge Risks Remain for 2010 Flood Victims in Pakistan

Aug 8th, 2011 | By




NewsLine:The destructive torrential floods that ravaged Pakistan almost a year ago caused the deaths of 2,000 people and displaced an estimated 20 million. The dire situation prompted international aid organisations, such as the UN and Oxfam, to intervene. Slowly but surely as the immediacy and shock of the floods faded, press coverage on the victims

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Sustainable development in Pakistan

Aug 3rd, 2011 | By




Pakistan Observer: Sustainable Development may be defined as “development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of the future generation to meet their own needs” In other words sustainable development means development of those resources which fulfil needs of the present population and also sustain for the next generation and so

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