Pakistan

Past disaster eventsEM-DAT listing of disaster events in PakistanDisaster statistics from UN-ISDR and CREDRisk country profile from Index for Risk Management Damage and losses statistics from Disaster Information Management SystemsDisaster response and management data from ReliefWebGovernment policiesHFA Progress Reports, government plans, and government statements and Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper – http://www.unisdr.org/partners/countries/pakRed Cross + civil societyIFRC appeals and info bulletins for Pakistan

Communicating Climate Change: A Practitioner’s Guide

Climate & Development Knowledge Network’s (CDKN) guide to communicating climate change offers tips for practitioners to effectively communicate climate change and climate change adaptation and mitigation solutions, with a focus on convincing people of the need for immediate action.  The guide’s geographic focus is on climate communications in the Global South and draws from CDKN’s

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Measuring Resilience Capability of Drought-prone Desert Communities: A Case Study of Tharparkar, Pakistan

Abstract The purpose of this paper is to propose a mathematical index to measure the resilient capability of drought-prone desert communities in Tharparkar, Pakistan. The paper analyses the constructs and definitions of the term resilience, describes the concept and practical applications of the integrated programming approach, present key findings of the integrated vulnerability and capacity

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Does integration matter? A holistic model for building community resilience in Pakistan.

This paper analyses an integrated community-based risk reduction model adopted by the Pakistan Red Crescent. The paper analyses the model’s constructs and definitions, and provides a conceptual framework and a set of practical recommendations for building community resilience. The study uses the process and outcome-based resilience index to assess the effectiveness of the approach. The

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Resilient: Zero carbon, risk-informed, sustainable

UNDP’s work in climate change, disaster risk reduction and energy (2015-2017) This report is comprised of 15 country case studies providing examples of climate action, disaster risk reduction and recovery, and sustainable energy. Each case emphasizes the integrated approach to these work streams and similarly, the linkages and benefits that each extends to the others. 

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A region at risk: The human dimensions of climate change in Asia and the Pacific

The Asia and Pacific region is extremely vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. Unabated warming could significantly undo previous achievements of economic development and improvements of living standards. At the same time, the region has both the economic capacity and weight of influence to change the present fossil-fuel based development pathway and curb global

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