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Learning from Awaran Housing Project

Naila Tasneem It is often observed in face of natural disasters that poor people particularly living in underdeveloped regions occupy high risk locations, such as flood plains, river banks, steep slopes etc. They also often lack the financial and material resources needed to safeguard their lives and livelihoods from disasters and the impact on social infrastructure and social networks is ...

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I Am Not Satisfied With Earthquake Rehabilitation In Awaran: Abdul Quddus Bizenjo

Interview by Adnan Aamir Note: This interview was originally published in Balochistan Inside Magazine. Mir Abdul Quddus Bizenjo is the current Member of Provincial Assembly (MPA) from Awaran district and also happens to be the Deputy Speaker of Balochistan Assembly. Born in 1974 in a political family of Awaran, Abdul Quddus Bizenjo was elected to Balochistan assembly for the first ...

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How A Road Destroyed Economy Of Awaran

Shabir Rakhshani Turbat road was the main route that connected Turbat with Awaran and both these districts with Karachi. Turbat road was not only the main route for transportation of passengers and goods but it was also primary source of livelihood for people living in settlements located along the road. This road connected Turbat, Mand, Buleda, Hoshab, Josak, dander and ...

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Awaran: Earthquake Victims Getting 1 Hour Electricity In Day

Quetta – Earthquake victims of Awaran district are getting one hour of electricity per day, learnt The Balochistan Point. Reconstruction of homes of Earthquake victims in Awaran has completely ceased due to electricity load shedding. Reduction in supply of electricity is due to the shortage of fuel in Quetta Electricity Supply Company (QESCO) power house in Awaran. Chief Secretary Balochistan, ...

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Unfulfilled Promises: Earthquake Victims Of Awaran Still Await Help

Adnan Aamir The people of Balochistan are marred with all kinds of problems, ranging from the perpetually deteriorating law and order situation, to the massive load shedding of electricity. While the issues continue to pile on top of another, some say that Balochistan’s government is slowly losing its capacity to tackle them. While the reality is bleak for the average ...

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