Towards a Disaster-Resilient Pakistan

October 13, 2021

The fast-melting glaciers, seasonal floods, flash floods, heatwaves, droughts, and the intrusion of seawater in the coastal areas in Pakistan are severely impacting the lives and livelihoods of people across Pakistan hampering their socio-economic development. The International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction (IDDRR), marked on 13 October every year, thus provides an opportunity to countries across the world to assess the global commitment toward climate mitigation and adaptation and check progress to answer the urgent need of protecting vulnerable communities.

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