International Day For Disaster Reduction 2015 Knowledge For Life, Peshawar

Provincial Disaster Management Authority - PDMA with technical support from Centre for Disaster Preparedness & Management of Peshawar University and financial support from DRR Forum KP Chapter celebrated “International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR)” in PUTA Hall of Peshawar University by organizing a seminar.

EQ 2005, Lessons For School Safety and A Way Forward.

The 8 October 2005 earthquake in Kashmir and Pakistan is remembered as one of the deadliest in Pakistan and one of the worst natural disasters in South Asia.

Devastating flooding in Pakistan

In Pakistan heavy monsoon rains, the rapid melting of snow and outbursts from glacial lakes from the 16th to 22nd of July have led to devastating flash floods and the flooding of the Indus River in various locations across Pakistan. The Chitral District in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has been badly hit with an estimated 285,000 people affected and at least three fatalities.

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