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Pakistan expands glacier monitoring network

Pakistan is expanding its glacier monitoring network into the higher Himalayas to better assess climate change impacts in the upper Indus basin and related flood hazards. The International Ce

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 17/08/2011 - 14:50
latitude: 
24.8934
longitude: 
67.0281

Remote sensing based tech being introduced to forecast floods

An advanced level remote sensing based climate and flood warning technology is being introduced to upgrade flood management of Pakistan.

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Fri, 12/08/2011 - 16:51
latitude: 
33.7182
longitude: 
73.0605

Conference on data sharing: Muslim states asked to harness their potential

Islamic countries must come together and devise a mechanism to share satellite data amongst each other for better disaster management and faster development.

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Thu, 14/07/2011 - 14:37
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33.7182
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73.0605

New UNESCO project aims to improve early warning for floods in Pakistan

As part of its efforts to help Pakistan tackle natural disasters, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and partners have launched a project to upgrade the e

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 14/07/2011 - 12:39
latitude: 
30.3753
longitude: 
69.3451

Pakistan flood disaster 'predictable'

Last year's disastrous floods in Pakistan could have been minimized if European weather monitors had shared their data and it had been properly processed, U.S. researchers said Monday.

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 02/02/2011 - 16:47
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33.7182
longitude: 
73.0605

UN-SPIDER SpaceAid: Available Space-based Information for: Flood in Pakistan

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Status Update: 27/08/2010

Flood in Pakistan

At least 43 killed as a result of monsoon rains and flooding across the country.

Disaster Information
Name: 
Flood in Pakistan
Region: 
Pakistan
Occurance Date: 
22/07/2010
latitude: 
31.1471
longitude: 
75.3412

Tropical Cyclone in Pakistan

GDACS issued red alert as Tropical Cyclone PHET-10 of Saffir-Simpson Category 4 affected 295 thousand people with winds above 39mph (63 km/h) and 16.4 million people with hurricane wind strengths (

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Name: 
Tropical Cyclone in Pakistan
Region: 
Pakistan
Occurance Date: 
02/06/2010
latitude: 
24.8934
longitude: 
67.0281

Floods in Pakistan

On 4 January 2010, a massive landslide triggered nearly 1.5 KM wide blockage (referred to as the ‘Dam’) across Hunza River and Karakoram Highway (KKH) at Ataabad, 15 KMs east of Karimab

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Name: 
Floods in Pakistan
Region: 
Pakistan/ Hunza River
Occurance Date: 
11/05/2010
latitude: 
36.3828
longitude: 
74.86

Landslide in Pakistan

As per DPA reporting at least 10 people killed when a massive landslide hit a remote village in Pakistan's mountainous northern areas.

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Name: 
Landslide
Region: 
Pakistan
Occurance Date: 
04/01/2010