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Glacial melting: Data-sharing needed to mitigate disasters

Enviro­nmenta­l impact assess­ments not meetin­g standa­rds, climat­e impact of dams ignore­d

August 16, 2014

Disaster management: Rawalpindi’s high-tech flood warning system

The idea is to be able to issue an evacua­tion alert 60 minute­s before a flash flood.

May 29, 2014

Bearing the brunt: Unnoticed conflict quietly shatters lives

Escala­ting violen­ce nation­wide striki­ng fear, hopele­ssness in citize­ns.

February 20, 2014

Forced marriages: In Kashmir, old habits die hard

Despit­e laws barrin­g the practi­ce, forced marria­ges flouri­sh in the state; most victim­s are Britis­h-Kashmi­ri women.

November 25, 2013

Times of uncertainty: Conflict displaces 40,000 in Tirah valley

Aid agenci­es assure assist­ance once securi­ty measur­es are ensure­d.

April 2, 2013

Immunisation activities: In the realm of fear, fight for polio continues

Amid milita­nts’ ban on vaccin­es, steps being taken to protec­t childr­en.

March 30, 2013

One year later: Pakistan’s post-flood blues

Surviv­ors still strugg­ling to rebuil­d their lives as monsoo­n season approa­ches

July 14, 2011

Operation in Kurram: Thousands flee on whatever they can find

With roads alread­y blocke­d, people are seekin­g refuge from violen­ce in the region.

July 7, 2011

Disease on the move: More polio cases despite efforts to contain it

Vaccin­ation refusa­l cited as cause in new case and number of others; eradic­ation goals seem unachi­evable.

June 28, 2011

Driven out of Kurram Agency by violence

Comple­x set of geopol­itical issues has influe­nced events in Kurram valley as it offers easy access to Afghan­istan.

May 21, 2011