Aga Khan Agency for Habitat & USAID sign agreement to create resilient communities in Shimshal Valley, Pakistan

Aga Khan Agency for Habitat & USAID sign agreement to create resilient communities in Shimshal Valley, Pakistan“The main goal of the integration of the programmes of FOCUS and Aga Khan Planning and Building Service Pakistan (AKPBS,P) into AKAH is to create resilient and sustainable communities.”

Islamabad, Pakistan, 20 January 2017 – The Department of Emergency Management (formerly FOCUS) of the Aga Khan Agency for Habitat (AKAH) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Small Grants and Ambassador’s Fund Program initiated a project “Creating Resilient Communities in Shimshal Valley, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan”. The project, which aims to build resilience against the threat of glacial lake outburst flood (GLOF) events in Shimshal valley, will build the capacity of community members in Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Community-Based Disaster Risk Management (CBDRM).

More at the source: http://www.akdn.org/press-release/aga-khan-agency-habitat-including-focus-and-usaid-sign-agreement-create-resilient

 

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