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Polio workers in Khyber refuse to vaccinate children

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PESHAWAR: Polio workers in some parts of Khyber Agency refused to vaccinate children at the start of a three-day drive starting Monday (today) with at least 116,000 children likely to be vaccinated in the tribal region.

Polio workers in some parts of Khyber refused to carry on with the drive over non-payment of stipends from the previous three campaigns, sources said.

Workers in some areas of Landi Kotal and Jamrud have also refused to conduct the vaccination drive, citing non-payment of their previous dues.

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Polio on the rise: Another case detected in Khyber

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PESHAWAR: Another polio case has been reported in an 18-months-old female child from the Akakhel area of Bara in Khyber Agency.

each out to unvaccinated children has taken up the total number of polio cases in Khyber to 45.

Khyber Agency has the highest number of reported polio cases after the restive North Waziristan Agency.

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Pakistan Daily Emergency & Response Situational Information Report, 19 October 2014

Update includes the following:

Nationwide Updates
Citizen Damage Compensation Programme (CDCP) Progress Updates as of 19-10-2014
PRCS Response to NWA TDPs as of 18-10-2014
PRCS Sectoral Interventions
Dengue Updates as of 19-10-2014
29 more dengue cases across Punjab
4 day Weather Forecast 19th – 21st Oct, 2014
NDVI Update Map of Pakistan as of 19-10-2014
Weather Update Map of Pakistan as of 19-10-2014

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Gunmen kill nine labourers in southwest Pakistan: officials

Sunday 10/19/2014 - 08:40 GMT

Suspected separatist insurgents in southwest Pakistan killed nine labourers Sunday in what appeared to be an ethnically motivated attack, officials said.

The gunmen stormed a poultry farm in the early hours of Sunday in the town of Hub, some 640 kilometres (400 miles) southwest of Baluchistan province's capital city Quetta.

They kidnapped 11 labourers, senior local administration official Fawad Soomro said, and questioned them over their ethnicities.

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Khost & Paktika Update No. 34 - 15 October 2014

1. KHOST & PAKTIKA UPDATE

Displacement of refugees from North Waziristan and South Waziristan Agency into Khost and Paktika provinces continues. When the influx began in mid-June agencies operating on the ground estimated that 13,000 families would be displaced. However, in the past month, when many organizations expected refugees to return, the number is increasing as military operations have expanded. The number of assessed families by ARCS, Directorate of Education, IOM, IRC, NRC and UNHCR/DoRR has now reached 33,000 families.

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Pakistan PRCS IDPs Response Operation Dated 18th Oct, 2014

  1. PRCS Initial Response

a. PRCS relief operation commenced on 22nd June with initial response as under:- 1) Cooked rice to approx. 23000 IDPs 2) Health care to 1,690 IDPs through deployment of 4 x Mobile Health Units 3) Deployment of 05 Ambulances 4) Provision of 22,000 liters of clean Drinking Water b. PRCS case load to assist the IDPs are as under:- 1) Non Food Items 8,000 families (One time distribution) 2) Food Items 10,000 Families (Through WFP for three months)

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Pakistan Daily Emergency & Response Situational Information Report, 18 October 2014

Nationwide Updates
NRSP Emergency Relief to Flood Affected District as of 14-10-2014
UNDP Updates on NWA Displacement as on 17-10-2014
AmeriCares Response to Floods 2014 Updates as of 3-10-2014
Polio Updates as on 18-10-2014
Polio on the rise: Another case detected in Khyber
4 day Weather Forecast 18th – 20th Oct, 2014
Temperature Situation Update Map as of 18-10-2014
Weather Update Map of Pakistan as of 18-10-2014

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Humanitarian Assistance in Review - South Asia | Fiscal Year (FY) 2005 – 2014

Chronic conflicts, earthquakes, recurrent seasonal storms, floods, droughts, and severe winter weather, as well as limited government response capacity, present significant challenges to vulnerable populations in South Asia. Between FY 2005 and FY 2014, USAID’s Office of U.S.

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Pakistan Daily Emergency & Response Situational Information Report, 17 October 2014

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Update includes the following:

Sindh Updates
Drought Updates
Daily Health Report of District Tharparkar as on 17-10-2014
Nationwide Updates
Polio Updates as on 17-10-2014
Congo Fever Updates as on 16-10-2014
4 day Weather Forecast 17th – 19th Oct, 2014
Temperature Situation Update Map as of 17-10-2014
Weather Update Map of Pakistan as of 17-10-2014

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Germany and UNDP partner to support displaced persons with one million euros

Cyrill Nunn, German Ambassador to Pakistan, and Marc-André Franche, Country Director of UNDP in Pakistan, signed an agreement of 1 million euros at the German Embassy today to support the rehabilitation and return of displaced persons from the North Waziristan Agency of FATA. Tariq Orakzai, Director General of the Provincial Disaster Management Authority in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa also attended the signing agreement.

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Two die of Congo fever in Quetta

By Saleem Shahid

QUETTA: Two men died in hospitals here on Wednesday of Congo fever.

Both had been admitted to the hospitals last week and doctors had confirmed that they had been afflicted by Congo virus.

Relatives of Tahir Mehmood Rana, 25, who worked at a newspaper, said he was admitted to the Mission hospital after Eid when he started bleeding from nose and mouth. Later, he was shifted to Combined Military Hospital where here died on Wednesday morning.

Also read: Another Congo case emerges in city

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Monsoon Weather Situation Report 2014, 15 October 2014

SITUATION REPORT FLOOD – 2014

Sequel to the Flood September 2014, following actions were taken:

  • Affected Areas: Affected areas are as follows:

  • Districts of Punjab (Affected by Rain and Flood) :
    Attock, Rawalpindi, Jhelum,
    Khushab, Sargodha, Gujrat, M.B.
    Din, Gujranwala, Hafizabad, Sialkot,
    Narowal,
    Nankana Sahib, Lahore, Okara, Sheikhupura, Kasur, Faisalabad, T.T.
    Sing, Sahiwal, Jhang, Chiniot, Multan, Khanewal, Bhawalpur,
    Bahawalnagar,
    MuzaffarGarh,
    Rajanpur & D.G. Khan

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Pakistan rights body reports exodus from restive province

10/15/2014 - 11:45 GMT

More than 300,000 people including minority Shiites and Hindus have fled Pakistan's southwestern province of Baluchistan over the past 10 years due to growing unrest, a rights group said Wednesday.

Resource-rich but poor Baluchistan is in the midst of its fifth armed uprising against the Pakistani state, which began in 2004, while Islamist violence featuring sectarian groups like Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ) has also surged in recent years.

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Afghanistan Humanitarian Bulletin Issue 32 | 01 - 30 September 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

  • WFP warns of $30 million funding shortfall.

  • CERF gives $4 million to support refugees in Khost and Paktika.

  • Milder winter predicted as Humanitarian community prepares for winter

FUNDING

406 million requested (US$)

58% funded

Refugees in Khost, Paktika brace for winter

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