An earthquake (also known as a quake, tremor or temblor) is the result of a sudden release of energy in the Earth's crust that creates seismic waves. The seismicity or seismic activity of an area refers to the frequency, type and size of earthquakes experienced over a...
A magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck southern New Zealand on February 22, 2011. Early reports are that several buildings in Christchurch have fallen and that there are multiple injuries and deaths. This powerful earthquake follows an even more powerful...
One of the most dangerous disasters of Nature is earthquake. An earthquake can kill unimaginable lives and also can break the backbone of a nation’s economy. Many countries have experienced this destruction before. Now it is may be the time for Bangladesh to feel the terror o...
Mountain Research and Development
Nov 2007: 322–330 doi:10.1659/mrd.0900
Sarah J. Halvorson and Jennifer Parker Hamilton
Vulnerability and the Erosion of Seismic Culture in Mountainous Central Asia
Vulnerability to earthquake disasters in mountainous regions freq...
Natural disasters pose a considerable threat to the economic and social structure in the developing countries. Natural disasters destroy decades of human efforts and investments and thereby place new demands on society for reconstruction and rehabilitation. On October 8, 2005, some p...
Strategic Marketing Plan
The "HALEEB FOODS (JUICES)"
January 1, 2004 to December 31, 2006
Prepared by: HORIZON
Date: 2nd October, 2006
We at first bow my head before Allah Almighty who bestowed his countless blessings upon me, guided me towards the wa...
In Pakistan, there are more than 25 small and large cement manufacturers operating within the country producing ordinary grey Portland, white, slag and sulphate resistant varieties of cements. This industry has an oligopolistic structure because the product is homogenous....
The devastating flood in Pakistan had destroyed more than half of the economy of the country.The country which was already facing several other crises including terrorism,poverty,corruption,illiteracy has now hit by another challenge in the form of flood.At this crucial time ,the world has pledge t...
By: Asma Irshad474-BSSE-F07 |
PEI-Term paper | Ethical issues in Google earth technology |
Table of Contents:
Introduction and Background2
Google Earth and Irish archeological landscapes 4
Google Earth potentials in the humanitarian sector 4
Google Earth as an I...
The word "Pakistan" means "the land of innocent people". People in Pakistan belong to different communities with different rich cultures. The people in Pakistan are affiliated with different ethnic groups, different cultures and different religious sects. In many areas in Pakistan this affiliation h...
CURRENT NATIONAL DISASTER MANAGEMENT STRUCTURES OF PAKISTAN”
By: Hira Habib
AERC (Morn. 2010-11)
Submitted to Ms. Samina Khalil (Environmental Economics course instructor)
24th Jan., 2012
THE WORLD REALIZED; CLIMATE CHANGE IS REAL
Climate change is not a cr...
“Impact of United States Aid on Pakistan Economy”
The faculty of
Bahria Institute of Management &Computer Sciences, Karachi
In Partial Fulfillment
of the Requirements for the
Degree Master in Business Administration
Assignment of Pakistan Studies
Topic: Role of Turkey in disasters
Submitted by: Sunny Ahmar
Reg No: 12-Arid-421
Section: B Evening
Submitted to: Madam Salma
Humanitarian Assistance by Turkey
Jan. 2013. The past ten years have been very active around the world for earthquakes. Here is a movie showing all the earthquakes over magnitude 7.0 for 2003-2012:
Part of the goal of this module is to help you understand the distribution of these large potentially destructive quak...
Factors making small communities
Pakistan more vulnerable to disasters
As soon as we hear the word disaster, automatically resounding screams and shocking images come in to our mind. Disaster however is a sudden or unforeseen event that has a negative effect on human lives. At individual l...
Table of Contents
Introduction of energy 2
Energy Crisis 2
Energy and sources of energy: 4
An overview of the energy equation in Pakistan: 4
Non-renewable energy resources 5
Renewable energy sources: 9
Biomass energy: 10
Date: Jan. 21st, 2011
Code: ENG4U0 – J
Teacher’s name: Eliopoulos, J.
Topic: Pakistan Earthquake 2005
On October 8, 2005 the history of Pakistan turned a new page when a massive earthquake hit the northern part of the country. It was said to be the most powerful quake in th...
1. Earthquakes most likely concentrate at plate boundaries, there is no reliable method of accurately predicting the place and time of an earthquake because of their random and chaotic behaviour. Volcanic eruptions on the other hand can be predicted and these predictions have saved many lives. Volca...