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North Waziristan Displacements Situation Report #3, 18th July 2014

EMERGENCY RESPONSE PROGRAM FOR NORTH WAZIRISTAN IDPS 2014

TABA Foundation is an umbrella organization that is bringing all welfare trusts of Pakistan on one platform. Over 80 organizations are members of it. Under the working group made from Health and Disaster Management Clusters, it has been decided to work collectively in order to utilize the resources most efficiently. Kawish Welfare Trust and Human Relief Foundation have been selected as leading and implementing partners.

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Daily Emergency and Response Situational Information Report, 20 July 2014

Monsoon Updates-2014
Monsoon Weather Situation Report as of 19-7-2014
National Weekly Weather Outlook (Monsoon 2014) as of 20-7-2014
North Waziristan Agency (NWA) Displacement
National Humanitarian Network (NHN) Updates as of 18-7-2014
IDPs in Districts as of 18-7-2014
Updates from Health Department as of 17-7-2014
Updates from Live Stock Department as of 17-7-2014
Al-khidmat Foundation (AKF) Response Update as of 20-7-2014
Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS) Response Update as of 18-7-2014

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PRCS IDPs NWA Operation, Situation Report No.9 21-07-14

HIGHLIGHTS

  1. Immediately after airstrikes on the hideouts of militants in the targeted areas of North Waziristan Agency by Pak Army on 21st May 2014, mass exodus of the population started from the area on 22nd May 2014 to the settled districts of KPK.

  2. As per FDMA’s figures of 16 July, 2014, total 90,836 Families (993,166 Individual) have been registered in district Bannu, Peshawar and Kurram Agency, with more than 74 per cent of them women and children

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Health Situation Report #9 - Pakistan: North Waziristan Displacement

Epidemiological situation from the camp & three registration point:

  • The above data is received from District Health Office is of IDP camp Bakka Khel and 3 registration points (Bannu Sports Complex, Elementary Education Training Camp Ghoriwala and Mamash Khel Degree College Bannu).

  • Report received from District Health office suggested that Other Acute Diarrhea (OAD) accounted for 33% or 2,296 cases of the total patients (6,974 consultations), which were reported from 22nd June, to 14th July, 2014.

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Afghanistan Humanitarian Bulletin Issue 29 | 01 - 30 June 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

• 13,000 families flee from North Waziristan Agency to Afghanistan.

• Shelter cluster identified 7,856 Category A caseloads (shelter needs) for flood affected families in Northern Afghanistan.

• Civilian casualties and displacement in northern Helmand

13,000 families flee from North Waziristan Agency to Afghanistan

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

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Pakistan: Humanitarian Bulletin Issue 28 | 18 June – 19 July 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Insecurity in North Waziristan Agency has forced thousands to move to safer places in the neighboring districts.

  • Predictions of normal to below normal monsoon rains remain for August and September.

  • World Humanitarian Day 2014 celebrates Humanitarian Heroes and calls for Messengers of Humanity.

FIGURES

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

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Displaced Persons (DPs) Crisis - Post Operation Zarb-e-Azb Situation Report – 17 July 2014

1. Displaced Persons Registration

a. For registration of population moving through other routes, new registration centers at Bannu and Peshawar has been established by FDMA.

b. 83,590 Families (940,978 individuals) crossed over from North Waziristan Agency and have been registered as displaced persons.

c. Out of these 61 families (395 individuals) have opted to stay in DPs camp Baka Khel, Bannu.

2. Displaced Persons Camp

a. Facilities Available

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KP govt, WHO get together for displaced women’s health

By Ashfaq Yusufzai

PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government in collaboration with the World Health Organisation is strengthening the Women and Children Hospital in Bannu to provide care to an estimated 40,000 pregnant women displaced from the adjoining Waziristan Agency due to the ongoing military operation against militants.

DAWN Group of Newspapers:

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KP plans Rs7bn wheat subsidy from July 22

ISLAMABAD: The Khy­ber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government is planning to launch a scheme aimed at providing subsidised wheat flour and cooking oil to the most impoverished segments of society.

The scheme is expected to be unveiled by the provincial government on July 22 and Rs7 billion has been earmarked for the purpose in the provincial budget, Advocate General (AG) KP Abdul Latif Yousufzai told a two-judge Supreme Court bench headed by Justice Ejaz Afzal.

DAWN Group of Newspapers:

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Supplementary feeding for women and children in Pakistan

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Islamic Relief

Vulnerable Pakistani women and children are benefitting from an Islamic Relief nutrition project. Around 58 per cent of the population of Pakistan are thought to be food insecure.

Since last summer, thousands of malnourished children, as well as expectant and breastfeeding women, have accessed our supplementary feeding programme. Delivered for the first time by Islamic Relief in AJK, the project operates within existing health facilities in the district of Bagh.

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Pakistan: Humanitarian Snapshot - Internal Displacement NWA and the rest of KP and FATA (as of 18 July 2014)

Overall, 74 per cent of the total displaced population are women and children. Priority needs remain around food, health, protection, and water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) activities.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

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Pakistan: North Waziristan Displacements Situation Report No. 7 (as of 16 July 2014)

Most displaced families are living with host communities or in rented accommodations. OCHA's latest situation report highlights that additional residential space is extremely limited.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

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Afghanistan: Cross-Border Movement from Pakistan (as of 15 Jul 2014)

Recent security situation in North Waziristan Agency (NWA) in Pakistan has led to the displacement of thousands of people to surrounding districts in Paktika and Khost province in Afghanistan. So far 12,340 families assessed as of 15 July (including approximately 269 Afghani families, who also have crossed the border from NWA.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

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Asia Pacific Food Price and Policy Monitor, June 2014 - Issue 11

Highlights

  • Regional general inflation was 6.1 percent in May and food price inflation 5 percent, ending five consecutive months in which the pace of inflation slowed.

  • Regional rice price index increased by 5.3 percent in nominal terms as prices continued to rise in South Asia (including India), East Asia and South East Asia.

  • Wheat price indices in South Asia fell by 6.8 percent driven by an 8.3 percent drop in Pakistan.