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17 Apr 2015 description

Returns to South Waziristan (SWA), Khyber and North Waziristan (NWA) Agencies of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) started on 16, 20 and 31 March respectively. The Humanitarian Country Team (HCT) endorsed supporting the returns process once the steps in the returns framework were completed, such as conducting security and inter-cluster assessment missions to the return areas, and returns intention survey to ensure a voluntary and dignified return.

The Government and humanitarian partners have made detailed arrangements to facilitate returns.

15 Apr 2015 description

In June 2014, military operations in North Waziristan Agency (NWA) in Pakistan led to the displacement of some 300,000 people to surrounding districts of Khost and Paktika in Afghanistan. The border and population remains fluid with refugees cross into and out of Afghanistan on a regular basis. UNHCR is currently undertaking a re-verification process. As for 8 April, the total re-verified active caseload is 34,9181 families (241,641 individuals) with 25,301 families (174,322 individuals) in Khost and 9,617 (67,319 individuals) in Paktika.

29 Mar 2015 description

SITUATION OVERVIEW

Afghanistan swore in Ashraf Ghani as its second democratically elected president in 2014. The period of political uncertainty surrounding the election fuelled further violence in the country. The year saw an increase in conflict related deaths, injuries and displacement, an influx of 280,178 Pakistanis seeking refuge in Afghanistan, significant malnutrition needs, and massive flooding in the north with 7,643 homes destroyed.

16 Mar 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • 20,579 vulnerable children (9,878 boys, 10,701 girls) and 9,580 women without protective services in Kohat District, Khyber Agency.

  • Shelter, security in the areas of origin and lack of livelihoods are the three highest needs and challenges faced by returning families to Bara,
    Khyber Agency

FIGURES

Estimated IDPs in KP and FATA (UNHCR) - 1.67 m

Expected returnees to FATA in 2015 - 1 m

Estimated returnees to FATA since 2009 (FDMA) - 1.4 m

15 Mar 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • 6,181 families affected by extreme weather

  • Thousands of malnourished Afghan children reached at Medair clinics with CHF fund

  • CHF first allocation will provide 22 million dollars for lifesaving action.

FUNDING

405 million requested (US$)

12% funded

10 Mar 2015 description
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SITUATION OVERVIEW

1 Strategic Response Plans in the MENA region received US$ 2.1 billion. The largest recipient was Syria, with US$ 1.08 billion, followed by Iraq with US$ 851.6 million. In total, the appeals and SRPs are 32.9% funded with a 67.1% shortfall.

2 The Syrian Humanitarian Response Plan (SHARP) and the Regional Refugee and Resilience Plan (3RP) jointly requested US$ 6.79 billion. The total amount received is US$ 1.18 billion (17.3%), which leaves a total shortfall of US$ 5.62 billion (82.7%).

27 Feb 2015 description

SITUATION OVERVIEW

This dashboard reflects the cummulative achievements of the 2014 Preliminary Reponse Plan of North Waziristan Agency (NWA) diplacement.

27 Feb 2015 description

SITUATION OVERVIEW

This dashboard reflects the cummulative achievements of the 2014 strategic plan. In 2014, Pakistan continued to face several key humanitarian issues: displacement and returns in northwestern Pakistan, nationally high food insecurity and undernutrition figures, over 1.6 million refugees residing in Pakistan, natural disasters and vaccine-preventable and vector-borne illnesses.

18 Feb 2015 description

Military operations (ongoing since June 2014) in North Waziristan Agency (NWA) in Pakistan have led to the displacement of some 300,000 people to surrounding districts in Paktika and Khost provinces in Afghanistan. As of 10 February 2015, 42,028 displaced families have been assessed.
Response has been ongoing since18 June 2014.

Approximately 8,000 families or 19 per cent of the total are accommodated in Gulan camp, while 81 per cent is living with host families straining the already limited resources of under-served communities.

16 Feb 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Conflict, refugees, and floods fuel humanitarian needs

  • Afghanistan 2014 SRP 67% funded

  • CHF projects help 1.8 million people in 2014

FUNDING

405 million requested (US$)

12% funded

2014 - Humanitarian action in review

14 Feb 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

 82 attacks against aid workers including polio workers recorded in 2014.

 SIDA contributed an additional US$3.7 million late December to begin ERF 2015 allocations.

FIGURES

Estimated IDPs in KP and FATA (UNHCR) 1.6 m

Expected returnees to FATA in 2015 750,000

Estimated returnees to FATA since 2009 (FDMA) 1.4 m

Registered Afghan refugees 1.6

Registered nonAfghan refugees 600,000

13 Feb 2015 description

(Islamabad, 31 January 2015): A team from the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) met with a cross section of displaced people from South and North Waziristan to gain firsthand knowledge of their needs and living conditions.