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23 Aug 2016 description

In the period from 12 to 18 August, 694 families have returned to South Waziristan and North Waziristan Agencies.

The latest phase of returns of 5,798 registered families to the 88 villages of Orakzai Agency was completed on 5 Aug.

Families returned this week - 694

Families returned in 2016 - 64,915

Families returned total* - 177,688 * since 16 March 2015

Families remaining in displacement - 126,103

Total returned female-headed households* - 16%

16 Aug 2016 description

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Key Findings and Recommendations:

An inter-cluster assessment mission (ICAM) was conducted to South Waziristan Agency from 18 to 22 July 2016 to assess the situation of 14 recently de-notified villages in Sarvakai, Sararogha, Ladha and Makin tehsils. Approximately 2,000 families as well as the remaining caseload of the previously de-notified areas are to be assisted in this phase of returns to South Waziristan Agency.

16 Aug 2016 description

Families returned this week - 1,835

Families returned in 2016 - 62,233

Families returned total* - 175,006 * since 16 March 2015

Families remaining in displacement - 128,785

Total returned female-headed households* - 16%

% Returned & displaced: 58% Returned, 42% Displaced

Estimated houses damaged* - 29% Partially, 71% Fully * as of 04 August 2016

16 Aug 2016 description

In the period from 5 to 11 August, 931 families have returned to South Waziristan Agency.
The latest phase of returns to the 88 villages of Orakzai Agency was completed on 5 Aug.

Families returned this week: 931

Families returned in 2016: 63,276

Families returned total*: 176,049 * since 16 March 2015

Families remaining in displacement: 127,742

Total returned female-headed households*: 16%

08 Aug 2016 description

Families returned this week 3,054

Families returned in 2016 48,291

Families returned total* 161,064
*since 16 March 2015

Families remaining in displacement 142,727

Total returned female-headed households* 17%

In the period from 22 to 28 July, 3,054 families have returned to Orakzai and South Waziristan Agencies.

03 Aug 2016 description

As of 31 July 2016, UN-coordinated Humanitarian Response Plans (HRP), Flash Appeals and Regional Refugee Plans as covered by the Global Humanitarian Overview (GHO) require US$21.9 billion to meet the needs of 96.9 million people affected by humanitarian crises in 40 countries. The appeals are funded at $7.2 billion, with unmet requirements totalling $14.7 billion. Overall, donors have contributed $13.7 billion towards humanitarian operations in 2016 and pledged a further $814.4 million.

13 Jul 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• One third of the Afghan population remains food insecure despite the expected higher wheat harvest for 2016
• Locust infestation will halve the harvest of the Dawlatyar district located in Ghor, the most food insecure Afghan province
• Farmers forced to flee their homes and livelihoods due to increasing conflict in Baghlan
• Clashes threaten harvesting in Kot
• WFP and Afghanaid deliver food assistance to the most vulnerable in remote areas of Afghanistan

HUMANITARIAN RESPONSE PLAN FUNDING

11 Jul 2016 description

Families returned this week: 551

Families returned in 2016: 43,302

Families returned total*: 156,075
*since 16 March 2015

Families remaining in displacement: 147,716

Total returned female-headed households: 16%

In the period from the 1 to 7 July, 551 families have returned to North Waziristan (NWA) and South Waziristan (SWA) Agencies. Returns were slow due to Ramadan, but are expected to increase in the coming week.

05 Jul 2016 description

Overview

Following unseasonably heavy pre-monsoon rains, Pakistan continues to be adversely affected by severe weather events. According to the Provincial Disaster Management Agency of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, heavy rains hit Ursoon village in south-west Chitral district on the evening of 2 July. The resulting flash flood washed away a mosque, an army check post, and numerous houses resulting in the death of 29 people. Of these 29, two were women and seven were children. Forty six houses were either fully or partially damaged, and 13 people remain missing.

05 Jul 2016 description

Families returned this week: 1,105

Families returned in 2016: 42,751

Families returned total*: 155,524
*since 16 March 2015

Families remaining in displacement: 148,267

Total returned female-headed households: 16%

In the period from the 24 to 30 June 1,105 families have returned to North Waziristan (NWA) and South Waziristan (SWA) Agencies. Returns are slow due to Ramadan and will likely remain slow for the coming week.

04 Jul 2016 description
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  1. IN 2016, HUMANITARIAN RESPONSE PLANS (HRP) in the MENA region requested US$7 billion and received $1.76 billion. The largest recipient was Syria, with $694 million, followed by Yemen, Iraq and the occupied Palestinian territory. In total, MENA HRPs are 25% funded.

  2. The SYRIA REGIONAL REFUGEE AND RESILIENCE PLAN (3RP) requested US$4.55 billion. The total amount received is $1.34 billion (29%), which leaves a total shortfall of $3.21 billion (71%).

28 Jun 2016 description

In the period from the 17 to 23 June 1,448 families have returned to North Waziristan Agency (NWA). Returns are slow due to Ramadan and will likely remain slow for the coming month.

For the first time, the number of (registered) returned families has exceeded the number of displaced. This is an encouraging indication of the general success of the Government’s return plan, and of the efforts of the humanitarian community in providing assistance. Support to the return areas, including livelihoods, infrastructure, and health are crucial to ensure these returns are sustainable.