The HKH region is warming up to three times faster than the global average. This creates a perfect storm for new diseases to emerge.
Lack of Pak govt's intervention can spur migration, ecological imbalances in once-flourishing Indus Delta
Dam construction and mismanagement of water by the government have significantly reduced river flows, causing the Indus delta to shrink, threatening both human life and its ecology.
As severe multi-year droughts blight Asia, organisations are coming together to create toolkits and response mechanisms to deal with the crisis.
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In mid-February, FATF declined to ease the ongoing pressure on Pakistan.