Pakistan Red Crescent launches Climate Change Adaptation projects in Gilgit-Baltistan

By Meraj Alam GILGIT: Pakistan Red Crescent in collaboration with German Red Cross has undertaken special efforts to provide assistance to the people of Gilgit Baltistan, more prone to natural disasters like Earth Quakes, frequent landslides, avalanches, flash floods and GLOF. Addressing launching ceremony of DRR and Climate Change Adaptation program More...

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By Editor On Wednesday, July 13th, 2016
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Losing Ground: River Indus Delta is disappearing, quickly

Farheen Amna Fareed KARACHI, Sindh: Elderly Ishaq Dablo, once a rich landlord, is jobless. Few years back, Dablo settlement Allah Dino Patel village of Thatta’s Hajamro Creek was flourishing and known for cultivating More...

By Editor On Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016
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Climate Change kills more people in Pakistan than terrorism

Photo by Izhar Ullah Izhar Ullah PESHAWAR: Pakistan is among the 10th most vulnerable country in the world to the climate changes, due to which floods, rising of the temperature and drought has been frequent and More...

By Editor On Tuesday, April 19th, 2016
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‘Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is more vulnerable to extreme weather events’

By Mahwish Qayyum PESHAWAR: Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) is more vulnerable to extreme weather event due to global warming as a result of climate change. Despite suffering with suicidal blasts, armed More...

By Editor On Friday, April 15th, 2016
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Sea level rise destroys the delta communities of River Indus

By Rashid Ali Panhwer KARACHI – Climate change triggered sea level rise is reshaping the lives of Indus Delta coastal communities in extremely unfriendly manner by redefining their relationship with the natural More...

By Editor On Friday, April 15th, 2016
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Of climate change, land degradation and deforestation in Gilgit

Mehdi Hasan GILGIT: During his childhood, Mohammad Latif used to reach the grazing fields along with his cattle from his village within an hour or so but now it takes him much time to cover the same distance. 53-year-old More...

By Editor On Friday, December 4th, 2015
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Death of the Indus Delta

Zulfiqar Kunbhar THATTA, SINDH: Muhammad Ameen, a fisherman in his early twenties living in Thatta’s Allah Dino Patel village says his village has submerged into the sea at least twice during the last one decade. More...

By Editor On Sunday, November 29th, 2015
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Climate change: Adaptation, need of the hour for Sindh’s coastal communities

Rashid Ali Panhwer THATTA, SINDH: As coastal communities of Sindh struggle to strive in their native areas, there is an urgent need to adapt to the changing climate. Though some are changing profession, a majority More...

By Editor On Friday, November 27th, 2015
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Sea rise dampens hope for survival of farmers, fishermen

Sallah Abbasi THATTA: Muhammad Ramzan Mallah, a professional fisherman and resident of Allah Dino village near Keti Bundar, a town on the edges of Arabian Sea in Sindh, is unable to cope up with affects of the More...

By Editor On Wednesday, November 25th, 2015
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Of neglect, pain and distress: Life of fishermen at the seashore

Maria Ismail THATTA, SINDH: All over the world, seashores are recognised as fun, open air sites, where visitors and dwellers alike get close to nature and like to spend more and more time. But in Pakistan’s Sindh More...