Post Flood 2010 Recovery and Development Analysis of District Rajanpur, Punjab
Author: Tahir Hussain

The present study was conducted under the title “Post Flood 2010 Recovery and Development Analysis of District Rajanpur, Punjab. The flood 2010 was the severest flood in the history of Pakistan, Rajanpur was most affected area by the flood of Indus river and hill torrent from koh-eSuleiman. The main objective of the research was to know about the recovery and development process and the role of different institutions in post flood recovery and reconstruction process. Research conducted from both the affected and non affected communities of Rajanpur district. The research conducted based on qualitative research wherein face-to-face interview, participant observation and key informants interview methods were applied. For collecting data 20 most affected union councils and two non affected UC were selected. After the flood of 2010, almost 10 years has been passed, the recovery process is still in needs to be done in many affected sectors. The only education sector which is almost recovered after the flood. Health , agriculture and other infrastructure were also badly damaged by flood and till now these sectors are not developed. The involvement of political in the recovery process may creates many hurdles, and corruption factor also slow downs the recovery process. The community is less satisfied with the development activities done by the government. While non government institutions may satisfied the local affected community with their recovery and development process. The study recommend that the government and other institutions should construct small dams to store hill torrents water which damage crop every year. Government should plan with the involvement of local community leaders in planning process. Supervisor:- Dr. Rehana Siddiqui

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Keywords : District Rajanpur, Flood, Flood 2010, Punjab, Recovery and Development
Supervisor: Rehana Siddiqui

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