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

Research on Capacity Building for Disaster Risk Management.

This Strategic research into national and local capacity building for disaster risk management includes a sythesis report, policy recommendations, literature review and case studies. The research is conducted Oxford Policy Management (OPM) and the University of East Anglia (UEA) for the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) in September 2013. As part of the research, an M&E framework has […]

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Inclusive Disaster Risk Management: A framework and toolkit for DRM practitioners

The Inclusive DRM Framework and Toolkit is the result of two years’ work as part of the regional project Inclusive Resilience for Sustainable Disaster Risk Management by the INCRISD South Asia Consortium. The project was carried out in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka, with the overall objective of building safer and more

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Beneficiary Communication and Accountability: A responsibility, not a choice (Lessons learned and recommendations from Indonesia, Haiti and Pakistan)

This document highlights the work that needs to be undertaken internally within the Red Cross Red Crescent to mainstream our approach to establish or maintain strong two-way communication and feedback within the communities we serve; including experimenting, training, strengthening and building on already established two-way communication mechanisms. To realize this crucial approach existing systems and processes will also need to reflect how

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Beneficiary Communication and Accountability: A responsibility, not a choice

The combination of rapid urbanization and population growth, alongside the proliferation of short message service (SMS) and internet based technology, making it possible for communities to publicize how they are being affected by our actions have changedthe humanitarian landscape. Though information and mobile phone technology had been growing in the years before 2010, the Haiti

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Sending a Message of Accountability: SMS Helps Improve Services after Pakistan Floods

This case study illustrates how Strengthening Participatory Organization (SPO), a Pakistani NGO, worked alongside the Popular Engagement Policy Lab (PEPL) and Raabta Consultants to implement a Complaints and Response Mechanism (CRM) using FrontlineSMS after the 2011 monsoon flooding in Sindh, Pakistan. Sending a Message of Accountability: SMS Helps Improve Services after Pakistan Floods http://www.frontlinesms.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/frontlineSMS_Pakistan_Floods_280513.pdf

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Pakistan: Children can play an important role in disaster preparedness

An article by Amir Murtaza published by the Asian Human Rights Commission on the interests and capabilities of children to paly a role in decision-making related to development plans for their schools, playgrounds, and streets. Pakistan: Children can play an important role in disaster preparedness http://www.humanrights.asia/opinions/opinions/columns/AHRC-ETC-029-2013

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