Environmental Conservation


Among the most critical long term needs are conservation of forests and water sources. The felling of trees over the last years resulted in large number of casualties during the earthquake because of lack of forest cover. Most areas in the Siran Valley suffer from large-scale landslides which, in addition to being extremely dangerous, result in blocking of access roads, thus cutting off the communities for several weeks at a time.

Plantation of 15,000 saplings                         Nokia-Nokia Siemnes Partnership

Plantation of 15,000 saplings                        Nokia-Nokia Siemnes Partnership

Plantation of 3,000 saplings                          Dr. Ishtiaq Ahmad, Singapore University
                                                               with Brig. Yasub Dogar