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A Better Tomorrow

In northern Pakistan, all too often natural disasters occur close to home. At the Aga Khan Development Network, we have been working with these communities to build infrastructure to help them be better prepared for such disasters.

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A Story of Hope

In October 2017, Prince Aly Aga Khan visited the north of Pakistan to learn more about the effects of natural disasters. During his seven day trip to the region, Prince Aly met with numerous families whose quality of life has been enhanced by the Network. This film, written, directed and voiced by Prince Aly, is his personal account of his discussions with the communities in the region and how the Aga Khan Development Network is partnering with them to find solutions to the problems caused by natural disasters.

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Five Areas of Activity

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Five Areas of Activity

Housing and Habitat

The Building and Construction Improvement Programme (BACIP) has designed over 70 energy-efficient and living condition improvement products such as these fuel-efficient, smoke-free stoves, which have been installed in various households...

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Humanitarian Response

Focus Humanitarian Assistance (FOCUS), a programme of the Aga Khan Agency for Habitat (AKAH), engages in crisis response and the provision of emergency humanitarian relief to communities in need, predominantly in the developing...

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Disaster Preparedness

A significant area of the work of the Aga Khan Agency for Habitat (AKAH) concentrates on community-based disaster risk reduction (DRR) initiatives and emergency management when disasters do occur. Efforts to increase awareness...

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Environmental Stewardship

AKDN’s activities have stressed the importance of good environmental stewardship in the development agenda. His Highness the Aga Khan has said that you cannot have one without the other...

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Five Areas of Activity

Water and Sanitation

The Aga Khan Agency for Habitat operates a number of measures designed to improve water and sanitation. Its flagship programme, the Water and Sanitation Extension Programme (WASEP), was initiated in 1997 with the aims of providing...

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