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Abstract

Disaster management is a dilemma in Pakistan; despite having experienced number of natural and manmade disasters in its short history, we are far off from the satisfactory arrangements. With all the policies and strategies worked out in apparent details/claims, we fall prey to paralysis at the time of occurrence. The point of concern is collapse of the system when it is required to put to practice. This leads to chaotic situation whereby despite having abundance inflows of resources/ means, our management system at the site of occurrence fails to respond. This research paper aims at detailed analysis of the issue and put forward solution in the management domain through which we can attain optimum results under resource constraints. On one hand, where the paper highlights drawbacks in the existing system; it also beings under discussion the strong points of the systems being followed in the contemporary world. At the end, the paper presents viable options and measures for improving our own system while remaining within our resource constraints.

Keywords

Emergency management, Natural disasters, Flood insurance, Government policy, Crisis management

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Published Online

April 01, 2021

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