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Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan

What Factors Led to the Massive Floods in Gilgit-Baltistan?

This three-part documentary, Displaced by Disaster, delves into the catastrophic impact of climate change in the northern parts of Pakistan and how increased tourism, deforestation and unplanned urban development is paving the way for disasters like landslides and flash floods in the years to come.

Eighteen hours of electricity load shedding, non-availability of gas, increased deforestation and the emergence of floods: Episode 2 unveils the reality of how locals have been living in Gilgit-Baltistan, contributing massively to the tourism economy.

Watch Episode 1 here

This three-part documentary was produced with support from Internews' Earth Journalism Network. It was first broadcast by The Centrum Media on March 22, 2023.

Banner image: Attabad lake is a tourist attraction / Credit: Khan Khattak via Flickr.