Kapisa Province, Tagab district Conflict-induced displacement Incident Report No. 3
This report is produced by OCHA Afghanistan in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It covers the period from 6 - 16 June 2012. The next report will be issued if necessary.
I. HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES
According a joint assessment by ARCS and local authorities at the end of May, armed conflict displaced 1,152 families in Tagab district of Kapisa province.
UNHCR, WFP and UNICEF addressed the humanitarian needs of 1,152 IDP families with food and non-food assistance on 16 June 2012.
As of 16 June, more than 500 IDP families returned to their places of origin, while the rest of the families remain in Tagab district centre.
II. Situation Overview
Based on this, UNHCR, WFP and UNICEF provided assistance to 1,152 IDP families with food and non food assistance. UNHCR will continue to monitor protection needs on the affected and displaced population.
On 30 May, Kapisa provincial authorities reported that 6 civilians were killed and 28 more were injured during a military operation in Tagab district, Kapisa province. In addition armed conflict displaced 1,152 families (8,064 people) to the district centre.
A Joint ARCS and provincial authority’s assessment report identified humanitarian needs of the affected population as (shelter, potable water, food and non food items). On 3 June, UNHCR, OCHA and UNICEF met provincial authorities and representatives of the displaced families.
According to ANDMA and provincial council members, as of 16 June some 500 families returned to their places of origin, while the rest remained in Tagab district center.
III. Humanitarian Needs and Response
Needs: No further humanitarian needs have been identified.
Response: UNHCR and UNICEF provided non food and hygiene kits to 1,152 IDP families respectively, while WFP assisted with one month food package/family. UNHCR is monitoring arising protection issues.
Gaps & Constraints: NSTR
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