- WHO: Summary of poliovirus circulation in 2016 – Pakistan
- Amnesty: The impact of the blasphemy laws in Pakistan, December 2016
- National Emergency Action Plan for Polio Eradication 2016–2017
Appeals & Funding
- FTS Pakistan Archive
- Emergency Response Fund (ERF) in 2016 PDF XLS
- Humanitarian Action for Children 2017 - South Asia
Polio this week as of 17 January 2017
21 Maternal and neonatal tetanus elimination: validation in Punjab Province, Pakistan, November 2016
35 Monthly report on dracunculiasis cases, January–November 2016
3,156 arrivals by sea in 2017
published 09:00 CET 20 January
387,487 arrivals in 2016
Pre-Crisis Market Analysis (PCMA)
MHub is undertaking field surveys with migrants, refugees and asylum seekers along key migratory routes to build up a body of data over time and to map country and regional level mixed migration trends.
This snapshot presents early survey findings of the profiles, intentions and experiences of those moving in mixed migration flows who have recently arrived in Italy in the last year.
Families returned this week: 994
Families remaining in displacement: 71,969
Families returned in 2017: 2,034
Families returned total*: 232,202
Peshawar, January 19, 2016 - After reviewing the successful campaign in rest of FATA agencies, Emergency Operation Centre (FATA) has welcomed the decision of Agency Polio Eradication Committee (APEC) to start Polio campaign in Khyber Agency from January 23, 2017.
Total arrivals in Greece (Jan - Dec 2016): 173,450
Total arrivals in Greece during Jan 2017: 770
Average daily arrivals during Jan 2017: 43
Average daily arrivals during Dec 2016: 54
Daily estimated departures from islands to Mainland: 46
Estimated departures from islands to Mainland during Jan 2016: 854
2,300 Estimated number of UAC currently in Greece
based on referrals to EKKA (as of 13 January 2017)
1,312 Total number of places available in UAC shelters
(filled, pending assigned cases as of 13 Jan., including 154 vacant places in the process to be filled)
1,301 Total number of UAC on waiting list for shelter
(as of 13 January) including:
• 277 in closed reception facilities
• 18 in protective custody
2,876 arrivals by sea in 2017
published 09:00 CET 17 January
387,487 arrivals in 2016
The continued deepening and geographic spread of the conflict has prompted a 13% increase in the number of people in need of humanitarian assistance in 2017, now 9.3 million. Unrelenting displacement and exposure to repetitive shocks continues to intensify humanitarian needs.
HIGHLIGHTS AND STATISTICS
Around 7,300 refugees, asylum-seekers and migrants seeking were counted in Serbia, of which 5,942 (i.e. 82%) were accommodated in 16 government shelters, many exceeding capacities (see below chart). Some 49% are from Afghanistan, 19% from Iraq, 10% each from Syria and Pakistan, 5% from Iran and 7% from other countries. 46% are children, 39% adult men and 15% adult women.
Heavy snowfall halts life in Balochistan, Chitral, hilly areas
Experts call for effective land management
Met department forecasts rain, snow to continue till Wednesday
Climate change: Pakistan at seventh among top 10 most vulnerable countries
Calamitous: Many disaster bodies exist on paper only
Senate unanimously condemns Modi’s anti-Pakistan statement
Govt moves for speedy trial of terrorists
Army chief rubbishes Afghanistan’s claim linking Pakistan with terror attacks
QUETTA: Emergency has been declared on Sunday, January 15, 2017 in Balochistan as heavy snowfall continues for second day in different parts.
KARACHI: The city made history on Monday when it completed a year without reporting a single case of poliovirus, health department officials told Dawn.
“This is the first time in its history that Karachi hasn’t reported a single case the whole year. Fortunately, the reports of samples collected from various drains in the city have repeatedly come negative the whole year,” said coordinator for emergency operation centre, Sindh, Fayyaz Jatoi, adding that the city was close to eradicating the crippling disease.
Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa said Pakistan supports an Afghan-led and owned peace and reconciliation process.
General Bajwa made the remarks during a meeting with US Central Command chief General Joseph Votel on Monday at the General Headquarters in Rawalpindi.
"Blame games are detrimental to enduring peace," said Bajwa while referring to rhetoric against Pakistan following recent terrorists attacks in Afghanistan.