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19 Jun 2017 description

Executive Summary

The last decade has seen major growth in humanitarian need, putting the international humanitarian system under pressure and stretching donor resources. Within this context, the UK Department for International Development (DFID) introduced multiyear humanitarian funding (MYHF) for protracted conflicts in 2014. This recognised the long-term nature of many of the top recipients of humanitarian aid, as well as the complexity of the contexts in which they were operating.

10 Jun 2017 description

Chapter 1

Provincial Disaster Management Authority

To cater to the challenges and manage the disaster in more professional manner, the Provincial Disaster Management Commission (PDMC) and Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) were established. The Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa established PDMC and PDMA on 27 October, 2008 to promote swift and better disaster preparedness and management within the province.

04 Aug 2016 description

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  • Wheat production in 2016 estimated at near‑record level
  • Rice exports forecast to increase in 2016
  • Prices of wheat and wheat flour on increase
  • Overall, food security conditions stable but localized food insecurity persists

Wheat production in 2016 estimated at near‑record level

03 Jun 2016 description

In March and early April, extraordinarily heavy, pre-monsoon rains fell in northern Pakistan, including areas for hosted as well as returning internally displaced persons (IDPs). Despite the rains, the government returned 16,000 families to the Federally Administered Tribal Areas in April. While over 300,000 families were registered as internally displaced last year, almost half have returned to their places of origin. Pakistan plans to complete return of the remaining IDPs by the end of 2016.

24 May 2016 description
report Alhasan Systems

Highlights:

  • Temperatures rising
  • Heatwave subsides as rain lashes parts of Punjab
  • Survey to set up flood warning system starts
  • Government hammers out strategy on climate change
  • Two children die of malnutrition in Thar every day
  • Saudi Arabia announces $60m relief projects in Pakistan
  • Policy sought to tackle climate change implications on labour market
  • Chaudhry Nisar has ‘reservations’ over border post handover to Afghanistan
  • Pakistan formally applies to join nuclear suppliers club
  • Pakistan to …
17 May 2016 description
map Alhasan Systems

KPK Landsliding/Flash Flood Damages Estimation (March – April 2016)

Pakistan Meteorological Department has issued the seasonal outlook for spring and early summer 2016 on 4th March 2016 which states that “Prevailing oceanic, atmospheric and surface climatic conditions suggest that uncertainties in Pakistan’s weather pattern will persist towards the early Summer till the El Nino comes to neutral phase in May– June 2016.

17 May 2016 description
report Alhasan Systems

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Deforestation exposes Pakistan to natural threats

  • Climate change to affect over 1 billion people by 2060

  • Climate change badly affecting agriculture in Pakistan

  • Women’s health must be a priority in district disaster management plans

  • More dengue cases reported in city

  • Governor for coordinated efforts to combat heatwave

  • India’s supersonic missile test will disturb balance of power in region: Sartaj

10 May 2016 description
report Alhasan Systems

Highlights

  • PM wants climate change policy implementation
  • Newcastle virus kills 50 peacocks in Thar
  • Avalanches and rainfall cause devastation in Gilgit-Baltistan
  • Urgent anti-dengue campaign to be launched in Rawalpindi
  • Can Pakistan act on climate change?
  • KP CM for long-term plan to protect flood-vulnerable areas
  • Pakistan concerned at nuclearisation of Indian Ocean
  • Afghan border security official arrested from Pishin over spying charges
  • Indian spy agency RAW’s agent arrested from Karachi
  • Huge …
04 May 2016 description

Situation Overview

IOM continues to assist the people and Government of Pakistan by supporting communities affected by natural disasters together with regular programmes focusing on migration management, migration health, disaster preparedness, and resettlement movements and community stabilization implemented in coordination with other development and humanitarian counterparts.

03 May 2016 description
report Alhasan Systems

Highlights

  • Expected heatstroke, arrangements made at Government services hospital

  • Temperature on the rise in different cities

  • Sindh without a disease warning system since past 15 months

  • Scattered Rain-Dust storm predicted during coming week

  • Sindh govt to set up climate change, environment, coastal development dept

  • Pakistan and Climate Change

  • PM claims restoration of peace in major cities including Karachi

03 May 2016 description
map Alhasan Systems

Recent rains which triggered the Landslide have damaged houses, infrastructure and link roads and uprooted hundreds of trees in several union councils of Kotli Sattian tehsil. The areas which are most affected by the landslide are Chaniot, Kamra, Wahgal, Malot Sattian, Burhad and Chajana.

26 Apr 2016 description
report Alhasan Systems

Highlights

  • Pakistan boosting capacity to check adverse impacts of climate change: Nisar

  • Environment issues highlighted on Earth Day

  • Pakistan to sign historic climate change pact today

  • Hot spell to prevail in Karachi: Met office

  • Public health: ‘Six dengue fever cases reported this year’

  • Over 800 illegally appointed policemen face the axe in Sindh

  • Gang extorting millions from ‘corrupt’ officials busted

20 Apr 2016 description

Islamabad 14 April 2016

As part of relief operation, NDMA has sent another C-130 aircraft carrying 8 tons of Wheat flour today. Additional sorties carrying relief will also be sent today.

So far, total five C-130 sorties carrying 28 tons of relief goods have reached to GB as per need assessment. The relief consignment comprised of Wheat Flour, children Milk Powder and other dry ration besides 550 shelters and 350 blankets. Furthermore, more flights have also been scheduled to send ration to GB till opening of KKH.

20 Apr 2016 description

NDMA in coordination with Government of Gilgit Baltistan and with the assistance of Pakistan Air Force (PAF) has sent relief goods to GB via C-130 carrying 8 tons of Wheat Flour and 480 kg of Milk Powder (for children) to meet food shortage.

In addition, second C-130 sortie carrying 7.5 tons of ration (including lentils, sugar and Rice) is also scheduled to depart GB on 13 April, 2016. Furthermore, more sorties carrying ration will also be planned for GB till the situation normalizes.