Communication for School Safety Training

At schools, children are always at risk of receiving more harm than others during disasters.  During 2005 earthquake in Pakistan, 18000 children died and thousands more are injured while attending their schools. Thousands more have suffered because of torrential rains and floods in the past four years. Research suggests that Read more…

Strategic Planning Discussed at HAI

PCDC facilitated a brainstorming session on ‘Strategic Planning’ at the headquarters of ‘Human Appeal International’ (HAI) in Islamabad. HAI is among the biggest charitable organizations in the world that was established in 1991. It is now present in 23 countries and providing services to thousands of communities affected by disaster Read more…

PCDC Develops Digital Knowledge Repository on GLOF

PCDC is pleased to announce development of another landmark product – Pakistan’s first CD-ROM based Knowledge Repository on ‘Glacier Lake Outburst Flood’ (GLOF). The Repository is aimed to preserve and make accessible through digital technology a significant body of environment data and analysis from Pakistan and around the world. It’s Read more…

Dialogue with CSOs on Communication & DRR

PCDC held a dialogue on communication and DRR with members of ‘Gender and Disaster Network’ (GDN) in the southern Punjab city of Rahim Yar Khan (RYK). GDN is a network of twenty five civil society organizations that are representing the people vulnerable to hazards and influencing policy to build resilience Read more…

Communication Workshop for PCE

PCDC facilitated a full-day training workshop for general body members of the ‘Pakistan Coalition for Education’ (PCE) in Islamabad. ‘The 3C (Coalition – Communication – Change) Workshop’ was facilitated by Aftab Iqbal (Director PCDC). Discussion during the workshop helped participants to understand that effective communication within coalitions doesn’t just happen by Read more…

IEC Materials for MNCH Project

We have developed a series of IEC materials on Mother and Child Health (MNCH) for the DFID-funded, Research and Advocacy Fund (RAF) project in Chitral, being implemented by the Aga Khan Foundation (Pakistan). Ten colorful standees and four flyers have been developed for this MNCH project. The beautifully designed standees Read more…

ToT on Interfaith Harmony for Police Officers

PCDC facilitated the first-ever ‘Training of Trainers’ (ToT) on ‘Interfaith Harmony and Role of Police’ at the largest police training institution in Pakistan, the Police Training College, Sihala. It was a unique training event as the group was composed of 20 Master-Trainers from the college with years of teaching experience Read more…