The Pakistan Natural Disaster

The Pakistan Natural Disaster

554 ViewsWhy has the difficult situation in Pakistan failed to attract the attention of various governments and peoples around the world? The Red Cross World Disaster Report 2005 found a direct correlation between the level of media coverage and the amount of humanitarian aid given, a finding that appears to be correct regarding recent floods in Pakistan. For a disaster of this scale, media coverage around the world was scant, resulting in insufficient levels of aid reaching the flood-stricken country and the millions of displaced people. Identifying barriers to an…

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