Date: October 8, 2005 Location: Pakistan, epicenter near the capital, Islamabad. Size of the Event: Magnitude 7.6. 86,000 people killed, more than 69,000 injured, and at least 32,335 buildings collapsed. Estimated 4 million people left homeless, landslides wiped out entire villages, India puts political agenda aside and offers help.
Date: December 28, 1974 Location: 100 miles north of Islamabad, Pakistan Size of the Event: Magnitude 6.2. 5,300 killed, 17,000 injured. Lots of destruction caused by landslides and rock fall, main road blocked with debris stopping many rescue efforts, emergency supplies flown in by helicopter .
Date: October 28, 2008. Location: Quetta, Pakistan Size of the Event: Magnitude 6.4, 166 people killed, 370 injured. Thousands of homes destroyed, created by a collision between the Indian and Eurasion plate.
Basic Cultural Information Elders highly respected Eat only with the right hand Men should not inquire about some one else’s wife, daughter, or sister. Always serve guests first at dinners. Pakistani dinner/gathering.
Basic Cultural Information Continued. Pakistanis like to do business in person rather than over the phone. Arrive 15 minutes later than expected time at a dinner. Do not begin eating until after the eldest member at the dinner table. A norm on Pakistani streets.
Religion/Holidays Cultural Information 95% Muslim, 5% other. Since the country is mainly Muslim, it celebrates Islamic holidays Pakistan Independence Day is a big deal. Celebrate the birthday of Pakistan’s first president, he was born on Christmas day.
Earthquake Relief supplies being delivered. Earthquake destruction at the capital; Islamabad. Earthquake destruction at the capital; Islamabad. Earthquake destruction at the capital; Islamabad.
Flooding in the streets of Lahore, Pakistan. Celebration of Pakistani presidential election. These men are cheering for President Musharaf.
Picture of typical Pakistani food Popular men’s clothing worn in Pakistan. Place of worship, located in Islamabad, Pakistan.
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