Publication: Pakistan Cyclone and Floods 2007 : Preliminary Damage and Needs Assessment, Balochistan and Sindh
Asian Development Bank
The exercise was to conduct a preliminary assessment of the damage caused by the cyclone and floods, in close coordination with the government, development partners, civil society, and other stakeholders active in the affected area,. The damage and needs assessment (DNA) also estimates the related economic implications and indirect losses incurred due to wide scale flood damages in Sindh and Balochistan, and the associated early recovery and reconstruction costs, based on certain guiding principles and strategies for the short and medium to long-term reconstruction and recovery phases. The assessment reviewed the capacity of the various sector institutions to undertake the reconstruction activity and has made recommendations for capacity improvement accordingly. It also provides basic information on the size and length of the early recovery plan required for each sector for the best possible integration of the relief, early recovery and reconstruction phases. three years. If the different steps of reconstruction get delayed, the corresponding costs are expected to change/increase. Therefore, it is critical that the government should start planning the reconstruction as soon as possible so that immediate and short term phases can be implemented withoutdelay.
“Asian Development Bank; World Bank. 2007. Pakistan Cyclone and Floods 2007 : Preliminary Damage and Needs Assessment, Balochistan and Sindh. © World Bank, Islamabad. http://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/12724 License: CC BY 3.0 IGO.”