Maydan Wardak Province, Markazi Bishud district Conflict-induced displacement Incident Report No. 1
This report is produced by OCHA Afghanistan in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It covers the period from 2-3 June 2012. The next report will be issued if necessary.
I. HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES
- On 2 June, UNHCR reported that a seasonal conflict occurred between nomads and Hazara people in Kajab valley of Markazi Bishud district of Wardak Province, in Kharqul and Baba (Markazi Bishud) villages.
II. Situation Overview
On 2 June, UNHCR reported that a seasonal conflict occurred between nomads and Hazara people in Kajab valley of Markazi Bishud district of Wardak Province, in Kharqul and Baba (Markazi Bishud) villages.
The District Governor of Markazi Bishud reported to UNHCR that the number of displaced families was approximately 150 – 200. They moved from the border areas of the valley to the district centres of Sag-e-Shanda, BadAsyab, and Sina Balagh. The majority of the displaced are reportedly accommodated by relatives in the area of displacement. The numbers of destroyed or damaged houses were not confirmed.
The United Nations was further informed that the Government responded promptly through the Afghan National Army and Police, to maintain peace and security. A high-level delegation led by the Conflict Resolution Committee, together with officials from the central Office of Administrative Affairs, Ministry of interior, the Provincial Deputy Governor, and the Kuchi leader “Naiem Khan” visited the province to promote dialogue.
III. Humanitarian Needs and Response
Needs: To be confirmed.
Response: To be confirmed.
Gaps & Constraints: To be confirmed.
Provincial authorities, UNHCR, UNAMA Political Affairs, and OCHA remain in close contact to ensure timely and appropriate assistance if needed.
No financial support required at this moment.
OCHA Christophe Verhellen
Public Information Officer
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