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20th SDC Panel (B-6) Integrated Context Analysis on Food Insecurity and Natural Hazards

42 districts (19 in Balochistan, 13 in Sindh, 7 in KP and 3 in Punjab) have high recurrence of vulnerability to food insecurity coupled with high or medium levels of natural hazards, revealed Integrated Context Analysis (ICA). The ICA findings were presented by the World Food Programme (WFP) expert at the panel discussion titled 'Integrated Context Analysis on Food Insecurity and Natural Hazards' jointly organized by WFP and SDPI, during 20th Sustainable Development Conference (SDC), here at Islamabad. Experts say these districts can be rescued through combinations of food security focused safety nets and comprehensive disaster risk reduction (DRR) interventions including infrastructure improvement, early warning and disaster preparedness. Owais Jahangir has the story...

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