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Pre and Post Disaster Evaluation: A Case Study of 2010 Floods in Pakistan
Umeå University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Geography and Economic History.
2013 (English)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (Two Years)), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

Pakistan is vulnerable to natural hazards which mainly include earthquakes, floods and droughts. The country faces severe natural disaster in the last decade. Floods are the one happening frequently. This paper uses “2010 Floods” as a case study analysis to explore the overall scenario of pre and post disaster management of Pakistan. The method used in this paper is exploratory research approach. This research is qualitative base and all the data are collected from using secondary sources includes Umeå University Library online database, National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) website and United Nations (UN) reports. The main problems highlighted in this report are as under, due to which the floods impacts were far higher than thoughts are as under.

 Institutional in-capacities

 Lack of information among vulnerable people

 Environmental degradation

 Poor land use planning

 Poverty

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2013. , 54 p.
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Social and Economic Geography
URN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-73495OAI: diva2:632108
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Master's Program in Spatial Planning and Development
2013-05-31, S307, 901 87, Umeå, 09:15 (English)
Available from: 2013-06-24 Created: 2013-06-24 Last updated: 2013-07-03Bibliographically approved

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