Learning from the past: Analysis of disaster management structures, policies and institutions in Pakistan

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Cheema, A.R.; Mehmood, Abid; Imran, M.;

Purpose:\ud The paper provides a historical analysis of the disaster management structure, policies and institutions in Pakistan between 1947 and 2005, and highlights the contemporary challenges in view of the learning from the past. \ud \ud Design/methodology/approach:... View more
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