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Victims of Pakistan’s 2005 Earthquake Still Displaced

By Zafar Iqbal Survivors of the 2005 South Asian earthquake are still waiting for permanent resettlement and reconstruction of damaged infrastructure in Pakistan-controlled Kashmir and the northern Pakistani region, six years after the disaster. People blame poor performance of government … Continue reading

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Pakistan: Another Victim of Climate Change

By Zafar Iqbal ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, September 27, 2011 – Environmentalists are blaming climate change for the unprecedented massive monsoon rains in Pakistan, which so far this year have affected eight million people, claiming 350 lives and damaging 1.3 million homes. … Continue reading

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