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Urban Disaster Risk Management in South Asia,
Learning to Act Together: Disaster Mitigation
in Hyderabad, Pakistan, Through
Collaborative Initiatives (p131-142) ADPC: Urban Disaster Risk Management in South Asia, <br> Learning to Act Together: Disaster Mitigation <br> in Hyderabad, Pakistan, Through <br> Collaborative Initiatives (p131-142)

Published on: 10/09/2010

Language: English

Author(s): Asian Disaster Preparedness Center

Department: Disaster Risk Management System

Type: Project Reports

File size: 7.18 MB

 

Publication Overview/Description

After several months of drought, the arrival of monsoon rains had brought relief to the people of Hyderabad District. But on the 8th of September 2006, the people living in the metropolitan city were
taken aback when they woke up that Friday morning. They saw so much water that it was reminiscent
of a tsunami-hit area. However, it was only the previous night's rains that brought fl oods and they did
not expect the situation could be so bad. Little did they know that what they were taking lightly was a
serious crisis.