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Situation Assessment/Reports[edit | edit source]

see Floods 2010 Sitrep

Governmental[edit | edit source]

Guide Map for NGOs and Aid Agencies to Reach Flood Affectees in Sindh - Contains locations of camps and contact information of govt officials. Click here for full size

http://www.pdma.gos.pk/
Currently, this is being flagged by Google as a harmful site

Technical[edit | edit source]

Original Monsoon Outlook (June 21):
http://www.pakmet.com.pk/MON&TC/Monsoon/monsoon(2010).html

Dedicated Information Resources[edit | edit source]

Tools Summary[edit | edit source]

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Sahana-Pakistan-Flood-Response-2010/145586795481844?v=info

Meta Information (Lists of Resources, Tools, etc.)[edit | edit source]

Organizational Resources[edit | edit source]

Live Updates[edit | edit source]

Twitter tags

Dedicated Twitter Accounts

  • The CSPPP maintains the Twitter Account "PakistanDR", dedicated to "Pakistan Relief", which channels information about the crisis.

Live Social Streams

Reports[edit | edit source]

See section on Relief Reports below

Flood Maps[edit | edit source]

CrisisMapping (Incident Reporting, Needs, Updates)[edit | edit source]

Resource Finders (Non-Map)[edit | edit source]

People Finders[edit | edit source]

Memorials/Documentation[edit | edit source]

Relief Reports[edit | edit source]

Websites[edit | edit source]

Sites Dedicated to specific areas[edit | edit source]

Tribal Areas[edit | edit source]

Voice for Peace, based in Bajaur Agency, maintains the following Facebook page:

http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=408153525623

Individual Reports from specific Areas[edit | edit source]

Sukkur[edit | edit source]

Swat[edit | edit source]

First-Person Reports[edit | edit source]

  • Collection by Chris Anderson of TED:
Powerful first-person reports from Pakistan, from TED’s Chris Anderson: http://blog.ted.com/2010/09/06/powerful-first-person-reports-from-pakistan-from-teds-chris-anderson/?utm_medium=on.ted.com-copypaste&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_content=awesm-site

News[edit | edit source]

Google
Yahoo
  • 20 AUGUST 2010, Newsline Magazine's "Blog Row": Flood Relief is Happening in Pakistan, Talib Qizilbash
http://www.newslinemagazine.com/2010/08/flood-relief-is-happening-in-pakistan/
  • Aug. 20, 2010 1:15 PM PDT, Mother Jones: Pakistan: Corporations and Flood Relief, Jen Phillips, Mother Jones
http://motherjones.com/mojo/2010/08/pakistan-flood-corporations-donate
  • August 12, 2010, Pakistan Trade Union Defence Campaign
http://www.ptudc.org/content/view/317/43/
  • August 12, 2010, from Charsadda, in The Express Tribune
http://tribune.com.pk/story/38473/charsadda-lies-in-ruins/
  • Wednesday, August 11, 2010: Expat Indians and Pakistanis join hands for flood relief
http://www.amankiasha.com/detail_news.asp?id=246
  • August 8th, 2010, The Express Tribune: Hope floats as Karachi’s young blood dips in to help
http://tribune.com.pk/story/37061/hope-floats-as-karachi’s-young-blood-dips-in-to-help/
  • Date unclear, The Express Tribune: Edhi begs for flood victims
http://tribune.com.pk/story/31969/edhi-begs-for-flood-victims/

Political Parties, Organizations[edit | edit source]

Labour Party of Pakistan

http://labourreliefcampaign.blogspot.com/

MQM (Via the Khidmat-e-Khalq Committee):

Religious Organizations[edit | edit source]

News

http://tribune.com.pk/story/37112/religious-outfits-mount-massive-relief-operations/

NGO Updates[edit | edit source]

Topical News and Reports[edit | edit source]

Left/Progressive Involvement[edit | edit source]

Youth Engagement[edit | edit source]

  • August 8th, 2010, The Express Tribune: Hope floats as Karachi’s young blood dips in to help
http://tribune.com.pk/story/37061/hope-floats-as-karachi’s-young-blood-dips-in-to-help/

New Engagement[edit | edit source]

Use of Technology[edit | edit source]

Please also see coverage from previous crises here <>.

Hopeful/Positive Side[edit | edit source]

  • Pakistan floods: How new networks of Pakistanis are mobilizing to help, Issam Ahmad in the Christian Science Monitor (reproduced on Yahoo at http://news.yahoo.com/s/csm/20100819/wl_csm/320413)
  • 20 AUGUST 2010, Newsline Magazine's "Blog Row": Flood Relief is Happening in Pakistan, Talib Qizilbash
http://www.newslinemagazine.com/2010/08/flood-relief-is-happening-in-pakistan/
  • August 8th, 2010, The Express Tribune: Hope floats as Karachi’s young blood dips in to help
http://tribune.com.pk/story/37061/hope-floats-as-karachi’s-young-blood-dips-in-to-help/
  • Stories you're not hearing from Chris, curator of TED:
http://web.archive.org/20100908020643/tedchris.posterous.com/tag/pakistanfloods

Crisis in National Psyche[edit | edit source]

See Angst 2010

Corporate Involvement[edit | edit source]

  • Aug. 20, 2010 1:15 PM PDT, Mother Jones: Pakistan: Corporations and Flood Relief, Jen Phillips, Mother Jones
http://motherjones.com/mojo/2010/08/pakistan-flood-corporations-donate

Damage Assessment[edit | edit source]

Chronological order:

Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani on Wednesday said the unprecedented floods have caused losses worth $43 billion to the country.
Addressing the federal cabinet, the prime minister said around 1,000 bridges and 4,000 km of roads were damaged by the water.
He added that Wapda and Pepco alone have suffered losses of Rs13 billion due to the natural catastrophe which has also left 20 million people dependant on the government for help.

Social Crisis[edit | edit source]

Issues in Relief[edit | edit source]

Analyses and Op-Eds[edit | edit source]

http://tribune.com.pk/story/40546/who-cares/

Multimedia[edit | edit source]

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (appeal)[edit | edit source]

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E-e3WfJMld8

SARelief (online campaign vignette)[edit | edit source]

Media Photo Essays[edit | edit source]

Intellectual and Cultural Responses[edit | edit source]

Poetry[edit | edit source]

General Information[edit | edit source]

On Pakistan[edit | edit source]

As always, the first places to look for live information about events and updates in Pakistan include:

Bloggers.pk, the main blog aggregator for Pakistan:

http://www.bloggers.pk

The Metroblogs:

For media, CrisisCommons.org has a wonderful list of links (including International/NGO news & info and NGO Blogs):

http://wiki.crisiscommons.org/wiki/Pakistan/2010_Floods/media

Pakistan Crisis Commons Resources (Beyond Immediate Crisis)[edit | edit source]

#Pakistan
#HELPPAKISTAN
  • SA Relief is a dedicated organization focusing on crisis management in South Asia. It is also one of the organizations supporting this wiki. They are maintaining:
  • The CSPPP maintains the Twitter Account "PakistanDR", dedicated to "Pakistan Relief", which channels information about the crisis.

Development Resources[edit | edit source]

  • One blog that discussed the issues of low-cost housing and water & sanitation in previous times of crisis was Muskin (http://muskin.blogspot.com/) is a blog that discusses "Low Cost Housing Technologies for the Developing Nations", by "An Architect, Urban Designer with a keen interest in the humanitarian aspects of design and planning." He says that "Urban development in developing nations and Sustainable planning are issues of particular interest to me."

Global Technological Activism[edit | edit source]

See Crisis Commons#Global Technological Activism
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