Recovery and Reconstruction

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18 May 2015 description

In 2015, the authorities have planned to facilitate the return of over 170,000 families to the different de-notified areas of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA). As of 14 May 2015, 26,190 families have returned including 1,551 unregistered families to South Warziristan Agency (SWA). The bulk of returns took place in Khyber Agency whereby 20,808 families have returned to the de-notified villages of Aka Khel area in Bara Tehsil.

18 May 2015 description

By Aradhna Duggal, IFRC Health Communications

Since the 1990s, Pakistan has reduced its maternal mortality ratio by 50 per cent and infant mortality ratio by 30 per cent. However, it still remains off track with regards to meeting targets of Millennium Development Goals 4 and 5. The majority of under-five deaths are due to birth asphyxia, infections, pneumonia, diarrhoea and severe malnutrition. In terms of under-five mortality, it ranks 26 in the world (UNICEF). Pakistan remains one of only three countries in the world with endemic polio.

15 May 2015 description

Habib Mughal, Sheikh Ahsan Ahmed, Hamid Mumtaz, Babar Tanwir, Sumera Bilal, Maggie Stephenson

In October 2005 the Kashmir earthquake left over 75,000 people dead and 3.5 million homeless, just before winter on the foot of the Himalayas from low to high altitude.
The shelter response ensured no further loss of life, no large scale displacement and maximum assistance at origin. The rural housing reconstruction programme results include 611,000 houses repaired and reconstructed within 4 years and over 90% compliant with safer standards.

08 May 2015 description

During my visit to Islamabad and Lahore, I confirmed that the Australian Government will provide ongoing humanitarian assistance to support thousands of internally displaced people in Pakistan, the majority of whom are women and children.

The Australian Government will continue to work closely with Pakistan to generate sustainable growth and employment through trade and investment, improvements to agricultural productivity, water resource management and industry.

07 May 2015 description

During my visit to Islamabad and Lahore, I confirmed that the Australian Government will provide ongoing humanitarian assistance to support thousands of internally displaced people in Pakistan, the majority of whom are women and children.

The Australian Government will continue to work closely with Pakistan to generate sustainable growth and employment through trade and investment, improvements to agricultural productivity, water resource management and industry.

05 May 2015 description
report Alhasan Systems

HIGHLIGHTS:

SHC takes notice of non-provision of relief goods in drought-hit areas

Modi proposes SAARC team to tackle natural disasters.. As Pakistan's

PM commends India's Nepal mission

Natural Disasters: IDA mulling providing $150 million

Pak-Army teams take on relief works in Peshawar

Progress reviewed: Safe City Project to be replicated province-wide

Ensuring peace across country top priority, says PM

Afghan refugees evicted

PEMRA Bars TV Channels from telecasting hateful speeches

29 Apr 2015 description

This report covers the period 1 January to 31 December 2014

Overview

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) continued its support to the Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS) in 2014, by strengthening its capacities to reach the most vulnerable communities and build their resilience against disasters through Disaster Management, Health, Youth and Volunteering, Marketing and Fundraising and organisational and branch development initiatives.

27 Apr 2015 description
report Alhasan Systems

Highlights

25 Dead, Over 150 hurt in Peshawar windstorm, rains

Earthquake jolts India, Nepal and Pakistan

Floods linked to retreating glaciers threaten Pakistan

Ahead of Season: 22 Dengue cases reported in one week in Karachi

Voice of dissent: Leaders denounce ‘social agreement’ for NWA IDPs

National Action Plan: ‘Maintaining law and order our chief priority’

Revamping standards: Shahbaz says use of IT can curb crime

Rapid solution: FC launches Quick Response Force for Peshawar

24 Apr 2015 description

LANDI KOTAL: The repatriation of the internally displaced persons of Bara, currently residing at Jalozai camp in Nowshera district, was finally started on Thursday.

On the first day of repatriation, 66 Akkakhel families returned to their area after spending nearly six years at the camp.

“The returning families are simply overjoyed as they were issued Voluntary Return Forms (VRF) along with ATM cards which guarantee them cash amount of Rs10,000 for the journey and an immediate cash grant of Rs25,000,” a jubilant Najib Jan told Dawn by his mobile phone from Jalozai camp.

21 Apr 2015 description
report Alhasan Systems

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Confronting Climate Change

  • Monsoon pattern to become clear by May & June: Chairman NDMA

  • WFP hands over Humanitarian Response Facility (HRF) in Sindh

  • Strengthening Disaster Risk Reduction

  • Catalyzing Cooperation: Disaster Diplomacy and its potential to shortcircuit the Climate-Conflict link

  • Muslim Aid completes two more water wells in Tharparkar

  • Steps in Karachi: ‘Restoring peace is PM’s main goal’

15 Apr 2015 description

USAID is partnering with the Government of Pakistan to rehabilitate the Mangla hydroelectric power station located in the Mirpur District of Azad Kashmir. The dam has a power generation capacity of 1,000 MW from 10 generating units. However, as a result of degraded equipment, the plant's capacity was reduced to 980 MW. By refurbishing and upgrading Units 5 and 6, along with related plant facility enhancements, the Mangla Dam Rehabilitation Project will add 90 MW to the plant's generation capacity and produce approximately 750 GWh/year of energy.

15 Apr 2015 description

The Municipal Services Program (MSP) in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Sindh seeks sustained improvement in municipal service delivery to better address basic needs and build the capacity of provincial governments to manage key municipal services such as the drinking water supply, sanitation systems (including drainage and sewerage), and the solid waste management (SWM) systems within three administrative divisions (Peshawar, Malakand and Dera Ismail Khan) of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and selected towns of Sindh.

15 Apr 2015 description

The USAID Economic Stabilization Program (ESP) creates jobs and improves economic opportunities in Bajaur, Mohmand and South Waziristan Agencies of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA). USAID­ESP will develop farmers' and livestock holders' skills and resources to improve the quality and quantity of their produce. The project will also provide support to establish or expand small businesses, improve logistics, rehabilitate market infrastructure, and develop trade associations.

OBJECTIVES

15 Apr 2015 description
report Islamic Relief

Islamic Relief’s microfinance scheme has helped over 14,000 families in Pakistan to escape the poverty trap. Last month saw a fourth client scooping a prestigious entrepreneurship award, once more highlighting the success of the scheme in changing lives.

14 Apr 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Provincial authorities launch the FATA Sustainable Return and Rehabilitation Strategy to facilitate the safe return of IDPs to FATA’s Khyber Agency, North Waziristan Agency (NWA), and South Waziristan Agency (SWA).

  • Under Government of Pakistan (GoP) leadership, humanitarian actors continue to assist drought-affected populations in Sindh Province’s Tharparkar District.

  • The U.S. Government (USG) contributes more than $36 million in FY 2015 to date to support humanitarian activities in Pakistan.

14 Apr 2015 description
report JEN

At the end of March, JEN team visited Muzaffargarh, a district in southern Punjab to carry out post distribution monitoring. JEN had implemented an emergency non-food items distribution project there for flood affected people in December, 2014. It was satisfactory to note that project beneficiaries were utilizing non-food items provided by JEN.

11 Apr 2015 description

The following assistance was provided to the returnees:-

  • Transport Cash Assistance @ Rs.10000/- per family through Mobile SIM
  • One Time Return Cash Grant @ Rs.25000/- per family through ATM
  • Family Tent (targeted)
  • Standardized NFI kit (targeted).
  • Hygiene Kit (targeted).
  • Monthly Food Package (six months) in the area of return
09 Apr 2015 description

In 2014, the country faced significant challenges but also took steps towards new opportunities and hope. UNDP stood by Pakistan as it weathered a prolonged political crisis, relentless terrorist violence culminating in the barbaric Army Public School attack in Peshawar and the launch of a military operation in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) which led to the displacement of 96,434 families. We also confronted natural disasters including floods in Punjab and Azad Jammu and Kashmir.