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Balochistan Facing Severe Food Insecurity: Participants

Balochistan Facing Severe Food Insecurity: Participants

Adnan Aamir Quetta – Balochistan is facing severe food insecurity, said participants of one day consultative dialogue, on Wednesday. 30 out of 32 districts of Balochistan are food insecure and only Quetta and Jaffarabad are food secure as per the report of Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI). These issues were revealed during a one-day consultative dialogue held to celebrate world ...

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Drought in Balochistan

Drought in Balochistan

Adnan Aamir Balochistan is all set to face a harsh drought in the coming months. Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) has stated that 29 out of 32 districts of Balochistan are affected by drought. Primary reason for drought in Balochistan is that fewer rainfalls took place last year. The drought in Balochistan has the potential to cause a human catastrophe ...

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Editorial: Urgent Steps Required To Tackle Drought Crisis

Editorial: Urgent Steps Required To Tackle Drought Crisis

Balochistan is home to several problems and the most recent problem to have surfaced is a drought. Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) has stated that 29 out of 32 districts of Balochistan are facing drought conditions due to fewer rainfalls last year. The scale of the impact of this drought can be catastrophic for people living in rural areas of ...

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Lives Clinging On Livestock

Lives Clinging On Livestock

Nadir Jailani Killi Mehrullah a village of 70 houses in Tehsil Daak of District Noshki presents a hopeful look as the first rain of the season poured down on the dry terrain. But 72 year old Mehrullah, who the village was named after, had reasons to be concerned. “It hasn’t rained in time this year and this downpour is going ...

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Letter: Famine Hit Areas Of Balochistan Need Urgent Help

Letter: Famine Hit Areas Of Balochistan Need Urgent Help

Himayat Ullah Dostain The grievances of Balochistan have never been heard. The people of Balochistan are ignored and have never been satisfied with the performance of provincial and federal governments. The citizens of Balochistan are forced by the negligence of government to take care of themselves. Most recent trouble faced by people of Balochistan is the issue of famine that ...

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Inaction Of Government Will Maximize The Impact Of Drought In Balochistan: Azat Foundation

Inaction Of Government Will Maximize The Impact Of Drought In Balochistan: Azat Foundation

Quetta – The province of Balochistan is once again passing through another serious phase of drought which is fast affecting livestock and agriculture which are the mainstay of economy of the province. “Over 20 to 25 percent livestock perished only in Noshki district of Balochistan and the situation of livestock is becoming more serious in Khuzdar, Kharan and others districts ...

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Balochistan: A Catastrophe In Form Of Famine Is Expected

Balochistan: A Catastrophe In Form Of Famine Is Expected

Bari Baloch Although being tremendously rich in mineral resources, having huge reserves of oil, gas copper, gold and a long coast, the fate of people of Balochistan awaits yet a big change. Sadly, Balochistan has remained invariably under the clutches of natural and man-made disasters. Despite the fact that Balochistan is a mineral rich province, the statistics say approximately 80 ...

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