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Supporting the working but vulnerable: Linkages between social protection and climate change
The conceptual framework presented in this article brings together two bodies of work: social protection and climate change adaptation, through the sustainable livelihoods approach, to provide aExpand
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Pathways for Transformation: Disaster Risk Management to Enhance Resilience to Extreme Events
Disaster risk from extreme events and development are intimately linked. Disaster risk management influences and is affected by local development strategies. Trade-offs made in policy andExpand
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Disasters in conflict areas: finding the politics.
  • A. Siddiqi
  • Political Science, Medicine
  • Disasters
  • 16 August 2018
Despite some 50 years of research, relatively little is known about how disasters in conflict areas are created and discursively framed, and how information on them is publicly consumed. The emphasisExpand
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Stories from the frontlines: decolonising social contracts for disasters.
Disasters are framed as political moments when states are unable to provide security to their citizens, causing disruption and a possible 'break' in the state-citizen social contract. Evidence fromExpand
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Climatic Disasters and Radical Politics in Southern Pakistan: The Non-linear Connection
This paper is a local level examination of the political spaces and opportunities that arise for radical political agents in the aftermath of a climatic disaster. It explores the theoretical argumentExpand
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‘Disaster citizenship’: an emerging framework for understanding the depth of digital citizenship in Pakistan
In recent years, the Pakistani state has made significant advances in formalising and universalising citizenship through the digitisation of citizenship numbers. The National Database andExpand
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Anticonvulsant activity of methanolic and aqueous extracts of Melissa parviflora in experimentally induced Swiss albino mice
The aim of the present study was to evaluate the anticonvulsant effect of whole plant extracts of Melissa parviflora using MES and PTZ induced seizures models. The dried whole plant was subjected toExpand
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The Emerging Social Contract: State‐Citizen Interaction after the Floods of 2010 and 2011 in Southern Sindh, Pakistan
This article looks at the post‐disaster context of Lower Sindh, a region devastated by super floods in 2010 and 2011, in an attempt to understand what government policies were implemented to assistExpand
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