UNICEF Pakistan Update Displacement in KP/FATA: Needs and Response 14 November – 10 December 2012

Report
from UN Children's Fund
Published on 10 Dec 2012

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 operational: Jalozai and Togh Sarai in KP and New Durrani in Kurram agency, FATA. Most of the IDPs – 89% - are living in host communities.

UNICEF KEY ACHIEVEMENTS

  • In 2012, 36,709 women and 11,174 children under the age of five provided with health services.

  • In 2012, 122,378 children and 52,437 pregnant and lactating women screened for acute malnutrition.

  • 159,782 displaced persons provided safe drinking water.

  • 8,771 children (50% girls) enrolled in 44 UNICEF education centers.

  • 28,799 children (41% girls) access 81 Protective Learning and Community Emergency Services (PLaCES) and Child Protection Centres in camps and host communities in KP/FATA.