UNICEF Pakistan Update Displacement in KP/FATA: Needs and Response 11 December 2012 – 15 January 2013

Report
from UN Children's Fund
Published on 15 Jan 2013

OVERVIEW

Since July 2008, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) and the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) have experienced significant population movement as a result of government operations against non-state armed groups as well as sectarian violence.
The situation remains volatile.
Three IDP camps are still operational: Jalozai and Togh Sarai in KP and New Durrani in Kurram agency, FATA. Most of the displaced – 89% - are living in host communities.

UNICEF KEY ACHIEVEMENTS

  • In December 2012, 83,867 children were vaccinated against polio during a supplemental National Immunization Campaign

  • In 2012, 127,311 children and 55,566 pregnant and lactating women screened for acute malnutrition.

  • In 2012, 313,395 people (55% female) listened to hygiene messages.

  • 31,285 children (43% girls) and 8,070 women are accessing 76 Protective Learning and Community Emergency Services (PLaCES) and Child Protection Centres in camps and host communities in KP/FATA.

  • 9,435 children (50% girls) enrolled in 44 UNICEF education centres.