Tag Archive: pakistan

Sep 03 2013

A Few Good Reads (9/3/13): Continued Flooding in Pakistan and India

This week: Over 200 dead in Pakistan from continued flooding, extreme rains and flooding continue in India, first fires then flooding in Colorado, the top 10 global cities at risk from coastal flooding, and Jeff Bezos’ prohibition of PowerPoint. 207 dead, 1,122 injured in [Pakistan] floods: NDMA (Pakistan Today) As many as 1,333,066 people have …

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Aug 05 2013

A Few Good Reads (8/5/13): Deadly Flooding in Afghanistan and Pakistan

This week: More 100 are dead in flooding in Afghanistan and Pakistan, including the capital city of Karachi, a flooding disaster declaration in Kansas, a chart of the drought on the Colorado River, FEMA’s disaster mobile app adds crowdsourcing, and the FAA approves the first commercial use UAS.      Flooding kills more than 100 in …

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Oct 08 2012

A Few Good Reads (10/8/12): Flooding in Pakistan and Decaying Infrastructure

This week: Flooding in Pakistan kills over 400, great pictures of hurricanes and typhoons around the world, decaying infrastructure (including levees), and developing service and pricing options (value pricing continued). Hundreds killed in Pakistan flooding (CNN) Floods resulting from monsoon rains have killed 422 people and left nearly 3,000 injured across Pakistan, a disaster agency …

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Mar 26 2012

A Few Good Reads (3/26/12): Extent of Flooding in Pakistan

This week: The extent of the massive floods in Pakistan, flood outlook 2012, finishing up the storm surge defenses in New Orleans, kissing our big dams goodbye, and the validity of the 40 hour work week. New satellite images reveal the full extent of the Pakistan floods (Daily Mail) There is a danger of more …

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