[Challenge:Future] TOGETHER WE CAN

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[Challenge:Future] TOGETHER WE CAN

  1. 1. DISASTER ENVISIONED: FLOOD AREA:RESPONSE NAME:AMMARAH ALI, DOW UNIVERSITY OF HEALTH SCIENCES,PAKISTAN http://www.overseaspakistaniz.com/floodsinpakistan.htm HAND IN HAND
  2. 2. DISASTER ENVISIONED <ul><li>FLOOD: The EU Floods directive defines a flood as a temporary covering by water of land not normally covered by water </li></ul><ul><li>http://sciencereligionnews.blogspot.com/2010/08/flood-in-pictures.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=OJ:L:2007:288:0027:0034:EN:PDF </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>WHY?? </li></ul><ul><li>STRUCTURAL DAMAGE (bridges,cars,bulidings.roads etc) </li></ul><ul><li>WATER DAMAGE (contamination of drinking water, alteration of river course) </li></ul><ul><li>HEALTH DAMAGE (epidemic of diseases due to unhygienic conditions, Spread of water-borne diseases). </li></ul><ul><li>DAMAGE TO FOOD AND CROPS ( Shortage of food crops because of loss of entire harvest) </li></ul><ul><li>LOSS OF TRANSPORT AND COMMUNICATION. </li></ul><ul><li>ECONOMIC CRISIS – (rebuilding costs, food shortage etc) </li></ul><ul><li>PROBLEM FACED </li></ul>INEFFICIENT OF RELIEF WORK DUE TO UNCOORDINATION AND LACK OF INFRASTRUCTURE NEGLECT OF PEOPLE OF SOME AREAS UNEQUAL DISTRIBUTION AND WASTAGE OF SUPPLIES DUE TO REDISTRIBUTION TO SAME AREAS OVER AND OVER AGIN INCREASED CASUALTIES MORE DEATH TOLL DUE TO DELAYED RELIEF OPERATIONS http://www.lawaonline.com/blog/flood-in-pakistan-millions-of-pakistan-children-at-risk-of-flood-diseases-poor-baby-picture /
  4. 4. HISTORY OF FLOODS (TOP TEN WORST FLOODS) http:// en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_deadliest_floods 1212 Netherlands North Sea flood, storm surge 1060,000 10 1287 Netherlands St. Lucia's flood, storm surge Gevaar van water, water in gevaar uit 2001 ISBN 90-71736-21-0 50,000–80,000 9 1911 China 1911 Yangtze river flood 100,000 8 1971 North Vietnam Hanoi and Red River Delta flood 100,000 7 1530 Netherlands St. Felix's Flood, storm surge Approx. 100,000 6 1935 China 1935 Yangtze river flood 145,000 5 1975 China Collapse of the Banqiao and Shimantan Dams,&quot; in Dai Qing http://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/watkins/aug1975.htm Approx. 85000-flood 145000-disease 4 1938 China 1938 Yellow River (Huang He) flood 500,000–700,000 3 1887 China 1887 Yellow River (Huang He) flood Encyclopedia of Disasters: Environmental Catastrophes and Human Volume 1   By Angus M. Gunn 900,000 2 1931 China 1931 China floods 12,500,000-3,700,000 1 YEAR LOCATION EVENT DEATH TOLL RANK
  5. 5. THE VISION <ul><li>Formation of a governing body, HAND IN HAND, through which all of the flood relief work will be carried out under a single governing body, and under which various governmental and non governmental organizations will coordinate to maximize performance and efficiency of the relief efforts in limited resources . </li></ul>http://handinhandwecan.com /
  6. 6. FLOOD GOVERNING BODY MOBILIZED <ul><li>ASSESS </li></ul><ul><li>THE NO. OF AFFECTEES </li></ul><ul><li>HEALTH STATUS </li></ul><ul><li>THE DAMAGED AREAS </li></ul><ul><li>ESSENTIAL NEEDS </li></ul>DISPATCH TEAMS AND SUPPLIES ACCORDINGLY TO PROVIDE: FOOD BASIC HEALTH CARE WATER SHELTER WORKING OF THE PLAN http://handinhandwecan.com/
  7. 7. GOVERNING BODY WILL CONSTITUTE OF FOLLOWING SECTORS: http://handinhandwecan.com/ NGOs VOLUNTEERS GOVT. WELFARE ORG. ENGINEERS DOCTORS GOVERNING BODY
  8. 8. http://handinhandwecan.com/ Shelter and clothing will be provided by welfare sector, NGOs and volunteers. Engineers will assess the damage and repair in minimum cost thus fast forwarding rehabilitation process <ul><ul><li>Shelter and clothing (rehabilitation process) </li></ul></ul>Will be supplied and distributed by volunteers <ul><ul><li>Food and water </li></ul></ul>The Welfare sector; The NGO’s and welfare organizations. <ul><ul><li>Basic education </li></ul></ul>Health sector i.e. Doctors and the pharmacists will handle the treatment of injuries, possible outbreak of viral diseases and provide the necessary medicines (either free of cost or at discounted prices) <ul><ul><li>Basic health care (first aid ,life saving drugs) </li></ul></ul>Who will manage what?
  9. 9. <ul><li>AIMS </li></ul><ul><li>Reduce death toll </li></ul><ul><li>Flexibility to address problems broken down into 4 vital sectors </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Basic health care (first aid ,life saving drugs) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Food and water </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Shelter and clothing (rehabilitation process) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Basic education </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Immediate response. </li></ul><ul><li>Equal distribution of resources </li></ul><ul><li>Easy coordination </li></ul>http://www.theage.com.au/news/world/water-supplies-cut-as-floods-overwhelm-parts-of-britain/2007/07/23/1185043028000.html?s_cid=rss_world http://www.theage.com.au/news/world/water-supplies-cut-as-floods-overwhelm-parts-of-britain/2007/07/23/1185043028000.html?s_cid= rss_world
  10. 10. IMPACT <ul><li>Basic Necessities for all </li></ul><ul><li>Joint logistics plan ensuring hassle free and systematic distribution of vital supplies to affected areas. </li></ul><ul><li>Swift and quick reactions </li></ul><ul><li>Timely deliverance of relief goods to affected </li></ul><ul><li>Efficient working and coordination between organizations handling different sectors of relief operations </li></ul>http://www.smh.com.au/opinion/society-and-culture/the-human-cost-of-pakistans-floods-20100826-13tqk.html http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2010/09/10/arc-pakistan/

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