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As Climate Risks Grow, Pakistani Kashmir Boosts Emergency Plans

When major floods hit Pakistan-controlled Kashmir in 2016, Jawad Hussain, a worker at the local government disaster agency, had to wait hours to receive updates on what kind of help was needed and where. The delays meant families were left without aid for days, he said, as flooding forced thousands from their homes and left others injured or dead. But Pakistan - one of the world's most vulnerable countries to climate change -- is now trying to boost its ability to respond to...

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