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Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR)
Occurrence of disaster has become routine phenomena in Pakistan due to located in climatically fragile zone and particularly hydro-meteorological are very high, the 2022 floods also highlighted Pakistan’s high vulnerability to climate change1 Pakistan consistently ranks among the top 10 countries worldwide most affected by climate change despite being a very small contributor to it with under 1 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions.
Caritas Pakistan’s efforts to enhance the resilience of communities of high risk 193 villages of disaster prone 7 districts throughout Pakistan. We aimed to minimize the outcomes of forthcoming disasters to the communities of disaster prone areas with the help of embankments repair, tree plantation and mangroves campaign and early warning systems are being initiated in the areas.
Through Disaster Risk Reduction program, Caritas Pakistan continued its efforts to reduce the risk of natural and manmade disasters and vulnerability of communities in 7 hazards prone districts in all seven diocese of Pakistan to enhance the resilience of communities of high risk 72 villages of disaster prone districts throughout Pakistan. In this way, the initiative also seeks to ensure that communities are empowered in the learning process. We aimed to minimize the outcomes of forthcoming disasters to the communities of disaster prone areas with the help of embankments repair, tree plantation and mangroves campaign and early warning systems activities, which have already been initiated in the areas.
Disaster Management Committees (DMCs): 193
DMCs member: 4764
Beneficiaries: 47,231 households
- Volunteer management
- Hazards Vulnerability Capacity Analysis (HVCA)
- Formation of Disaster Management
- Committee (DMCs)
- Training of DMCs,
- Training on Search & Rescue First Aid
- Mass Scale Awareness
- Interactive Theater
- Early Warning System in Village
- School Safety
- Mitigation Interventions (Resilient Community Infrastructure)
- Advocacy Activities