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Climate change threatens disaster in Gilgit-Baltistan

Climate change threatens disaster in Gilgit-Baltistan

PEER MUHAMMAD Floods, GLOFs (glacial lake outburst flood), rock sliding, avalanches, land slips, earthquakes… that’s the list of natural disasters threatening Ghizer district in Pakistan’s Himalayan region of Gilgit-Baltistan as the effects of climate change slowly take root. All three geographic zones of the district, located in the western edge...

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