Impact of October 8 Earthquake on Livelihoods in NWFP & AJK
The aim of this project, solicited by ActionAid-Pakistan, was to evaluate the impact of the October 8 Earthquake on livelihoods of the people living in the afflicted areas of NWFP and AJK. The main focus was to research on how the earthquake affected human, natural, financial, social and physical assets. Primary data was collected and analyzed to best understand how and why the earth quake affected the abovementioned livelihood assets. On the basis of this analysis, policy recommendations to sustainably restore and strengthen the livelihoods of those affected by the earthquake were provided.