A comprehensive, flexible and carefully targeted response is clearly required if all IDPs are to receive the assistance and protection they need in rebuilding their lives, states new briefing paper.
UNHCR and 16 other agencies providing life-saving relief are calling on donors to increase their funding support for programmes in neighbouring host countries.
Close to 4,200 cases of recruitment and use of boys and girls by armed groups and the Government armed forces were documented by the UN. Impunity is cited as a major factor in the ongoing abuses.
Medical officials here say that almost all the 870,000 internally displaced people in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province are deeply traumatised following more than a decade of war.