Pakistan

Presented by: Anaja Hewlin, Jimeria Webb, Tyquavious Rountree, Osyrus Horne

This the the Pakistan flag, which as you can see are the colors green and white. The crescent and star are traditional symbols of the Islamic religion.

Pakistan is located in Southern Asia, bordering Afghanistan.

In Pakistan, Nikah is a Muslim marriage. It has to be signed be signed by the bride and groom, also seen by 7 witnesses for their marriage to be confirmed as a legal marriage. Inheritance can go to women and child after the death of the father and husband. Women have inheritance rights in Pakistan. The Kin group expands from the Muslim marriage of the uniting bride and groom. There is another cross--- cultural marriage nor a dual ethnic one. Therefore, Kin groups will remain identical, ethnically, and culturally. Ceremonies are most likely taken place after a baby is born in the Muslim family, they see the baby as a blessing so they have ceremonies. The ceremonies are taken place also doing both birth and different stages of infancy. In Pakistan, they believe its a privilege for the grandmother to name the baby. It is also a tradition for the baby to wear an old shirt belonged  to the grandfather.

On January 4, 2010, a landslide in Attabad village in the Hunza-nagar District in the north killed 20 people and had 40 houses sliding into the Hunza river. The landslide caused the river to dam. It was leading to the formation of a large lake which threatened to flood the downstream areas. About 20,000 people were forced to leave their homes by June.

Did you know there were 4 major types of pollution. There is water pollution, mismanagement of solid waste, unsafe disposal of chemical and hazardous waste, and no proper mechanism to dispose of hospitals infectious waste.

In the coastal region, Pakistan mostly suffers from the extreme seasonal temperatures. Pakistan has a moon soon season from June to September, warm weather or heavy rain in some areas. Temperatures dropped in December through February and spring is being warm and dry. Temperatures drop below freezing in the winter. Summer has 40 degrees Celsius (which is 104 degrees Fahrenheit) but is not uncommon. The highest it was would be 55 degrees Celsius (which is 131 degrees Fahrenheit)

Pakistan has 4 seasons: a coo, dry winter from December through February; a hot, dry spring from March through May; the summer is a rainy season or goes through a southwest monsoon period, from June throughout September; and the retreating monsoon period of October and November. The onset and duration of these seasons vary some what depending on the location.

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