disaster management

Pakistan Expands Glacier Monitoring in Effort to Cut Disaster Risk

ISLAMABAD, Aug 23 – Pakistan will invest $8.5 million to expand a network of glacier monitoring stations tracking the pace of glacial melt in the Hindu Kush, Karakoram and Himalayan mountain ranges, in an effort to strengthen early warning systems and reduce the impact of flooding in the South Asian country. Almost half of Pakistan’s

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