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US announce additional $9.3 million aid for IDPs

Report
Frontier Post

ISLAMABAD (Web Desk): The Embassy of the United States Tuesday announced an additional contribution of $9.3 million to help Pakistan meet the needs of internally displaced persons (IDPs) from North Waziristan Agency, a statement issued here stated.

“These funds will be provided through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID),” a spokesperson for US embassy in Islamabad said in a statement.

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 16-22 July

The weekly Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.

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Community Participation Spurs Education in Balochistan

Report
World Bank

STORY HIGHLIGHTS

  • Eight of the ten least developed districts of Pakistan are located in Balochistan, a province which faces challenges related to stability, security and a dispersed population.

  • Only 47% of children 5-9 years old in Balochistan are enrolled in primary schools. The Balochistan Education Support Program through the Balochistan Education Foundation, supported by the World Bank, has been helping address this education emergency since 2006.

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North Waziristan Displacements Situation Report #3, 18th July 2014

EMERGENCY RESPONSE PROGRAM FOR NORTH WAZIRISTAN IDPS 2014

TABA Foundation is an umbrella organization that is bringing all welfare trusts of Pakistan on one platform. Over 80 organizations are members of it. Under the working group made from Health and Disaster Management Clusters, it has been decided to work collectively in order to utilize the resources most efficiently. Kawish Welfare Trust and Human Relief Foundation have been selected as leading and implementing partners.

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Daily Emergency and Response Situational Information Report, 20 July 2014

Monsoon Updates-2014
Monsoon Weather Situation Report as of 19-7-2014
National Weekly Weather Outlook (Monsoon 2014) as of 20-7-2014
North Waziristan Agency (NWA) Displacement
National Humanitarian Network (NHN) Updates as of 18-7-2014
IDPs in Districts as of 18-7-2014
Updates from Health Department as of 17-7-2014
Updates from Live Stock Department as of 17-7-2014
Al-khidmat Foundation (AKF) Response Update as of 20-7-2014
Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS) Response Update as of 18-7-2014

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Barclays and UNICEF Help Adolescents Brighten Their Futures

By: Fatima Shahryar

LAHORE, PAKISTAN, June 2014 – “My mother and older sister used to make and sell beaded embroideries, says Saba Asghar (18), a resident of Madina Colony, Lahore. “Sister got married and embroideries fell out of fashion. My family faced a financial crunch. I was eager to contribute to our household income. For that, I got myself enrolled in the dress-making class at the vocational training centre. It not only enabled me to earn but also gave me hope for a better future.”

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Rising civilian deaths fuel outrage in Pakistan offensive

07/22/2014 03:37 GMT

by Shaukat Khattak

BANNU, July 22, 2014 (AFP) - When Pakistani air force jets rained down missiles on a village in the country's violence-wracked northwest last week, it was described as yet another victory over Taliban insurgents in an ongoing military offensive.

Now a new account has emerged of the killing of dozens of women and children in the air strikes, sparking anger over rising civilian casualties and fears that a new generation of radicals is being created.

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Refugees Living a Nightmare in Northern Pakistan

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.

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Pakistan: Education Bulletin #47

Highlights

  • In the wake of new displacement from North Waziristan Agency, The Education Cluster plans to reach 82,000 (40%) displaced children (age group 3-18 years) with education services.

  • The Education Cluster meeting held on 17th July 2014, and chaired by Education Minister, Secretary and Additional Secretary, Khyber Pukhtoonkhwa, endorsed the Education Cluster Plan for the NWA displaced children.

  • Resource mobilization efforts show encouraging signs to muster support for the Education Cluster Plan.

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National Monsoon Contingency Plan 2014

FOREWORD

Pakistan, by virtue of it's unique geographical layout is susceptible to a number of hazards. Amongst these floods are the most recurrent ones. Their frequency and effects have significantly hampered our goal of sustained economic growth.

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PRCS IDPs NWA Operation, Situation Report No.9 21-07-14

HIGHLIGHTS

  1. Immediately after airstrikes on the hideouts of militants in the targeted areas of North Waziristan Agency by Pak Army on 21st May 2014, mass exodus of the population started from the area on 22nd May 2014 to the settled districts of KPK.

  2. As per FDMA’s figures of 16 July, 2014, total 90,836 Families (993,166 Individual) have been registered in district Bannu, Peshawar and Kurram Agency, with more than 74 per cent of them women and children