Pakistan

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It’s a little before noon and Khalida, working as a domestic helper for a family in Islamabad, is late for work for the third time this week. Sweating profusely and realizing that she might blackout from the heat soon, she scans the road for shade.
United Nations Development Programme - Headquarters
A weather station on the mountains of the Himalaya in Nepal.
In our first blog post as a member of HIF’s Journey to Scale 2021-2022 cohort, we introduced our innovation, DMS Himalaya, which enables remote and marginalised Himalayan communities to contribute to disaster management at the local level.
Enhancing Learning & Research for Humanitarian Assistance
Giving birth in 50°C heat, and forced by their circumstances to work very shortly afterwards, young mothers of southern Pakistan and their pregnant peers suffer cruelly from global heating, confirming the gendered nature of the climate crisis.
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National policies and plans

2021

This current document of Monsoon Contingency Plan 2021 gives a detailed view of the hazards profile of all the districts' vulnerabilities and risk and its indexed, available and deployed resources, mapping of public and private sector machinery, mechanism

Provincial Disaster Management Authority
2020

The National Education Response and Resilience Plan for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) provides a framework of strategies and interventions for Pakistan’s education system to cope with the effects of COVID-19. The plan covers all geographic areas and

Pakistan - government
2020

The Ministry of National Health Services, Regulation, and Coordination, Government of Pakistan, has issued the National Action Plan as a policy document to ensure that guiding principles for outbreak preparedness, containment and mitigation are followed.

Pakistan - government

Risk and governance profile(s)

WFP Critical Corporate Initiative: Climate Response Analysis Pakistan
2021
WFP and partners have undertaken an analysis of climate risks in Pakistan and recommended programmes to address identified risks.
World Food Programme
2021

This handbook provides an overview of natural hazards, climate change susceptibility, disaster management and response in Pakistan. It provides an analysis of government disaster plans and policies and community preparedness.

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Center for Excellence in Disaster Management & Humanitarian Assistance