KHAR: The Fata Secretariat on Tuesday began providing compensation to the people whose houses have been in use by the security forces for last several years.
About 88 people of Khar subdivision, whose houses have been occupied by security forces since 2010, received cheques of over Rs6.3 million during a ceremony. Tribal elders, members of peace committees and administration officials were in attendance.
BARA: As many as 245 displaced families of Akkakhel tribe left for home in Bara as the first phase of the repatriation of internally displaced persons of the subdivision began on Friday.
The Khyber Agency political administration along with the Fata Disaster Management Authority and two mobile phone companies tasked with issuing SIM cards to the returning families established several desks at a registration centre adjacent to the Milward army camp inside Akkakhel area for the purpose.
The Conflict Victims Support Project assists nonmilitary, non police, noncombatant, and non-civil service populations in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and the Federally Administered Tribal Areas, or FATA, who have been injured or disabled as a result of terrorist related acts of violence or during the military response to the insurgency. The project provides medical, psychological, and social support to civilian victims and their dependents, particularly widows and orphans, so they can resume their normal lives during and after emergencies.
The KP Reconstruction Program supports efforts by the Government of Pakistan to rebuild public infrastructure destroyed by conflict and the 2010 floods in the Malakand division of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The program focuses on rebuilding facilities for education, health, water, and sanitation and helps build the capacity of governmental departments that are instrumental in delivering these essential services. The project works closely the Provincial Reconstruction Rehabilitation and Settlement Authority (PaRRSA).
Islamabad, 17 March 2015: The Government of Japan today announced that it has disbursed US$16.21 million in total to UN Development Programme (UNDP), UN-Habitat (the UN Human Settlements Programme), UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) and World Food Programme (WFP) to support their efforts benefitting people who had fled their homes due to security operations in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) and Afghan refugees living in Pakistan.
Summary: In the first week of September, the four eastern rivers of Pakistan (Chenab, Ravi,
Sutlej, Jhelum) overflowed and triggered flash flooding in the Azad Jammu & Kashmir (AJK),
Gilgit Baltistan (GB), and Punjab regions. This resulted in loss of life, inundation of a large area of land, damage to property and infrastructure, and agriculture and livestock losses. According to the report of NDMA dated 15th Oct, 2014 and Recovery Framework 2014-2016, Monsoon rains had affected 2.53 million caused 367 deaths and 673 people got injured in AJK,
Punjab,KP and GB.
DERA ISMAIL KHAN: The Fata Disaster Management Authority (FDMA) began on Sunday registering about 3,000 displaced families to be sent back to parts of South Waziristan Agency.
The authority’s coordinator, Omar Mehsud, said the return journeys of the families would begin on March 16 after completion of the registration process. A facilitation desk has been set up in the office of the political agent in Tank where those wishing to return are being registered.
Islamabad, 4 March, 2015: The Ministry of Planning, Development and Reforms of Pakistan signed today an agreement for US$ 11.6 million with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to support implementation of key governance reforms at federal and provincial levels. UNDP would contribute US$ 7 million whereas the Government of Pakistan's share is US$ 4.66 million.
Karachi, February 27, 2015 – Today, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), AmanTech, and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) signed an agreement to work together to improve access to and quality of vocational training.
QUETTA: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif announced on Thursday a Rs5 billion development package for Quetta and said that funds should be spent on building roads, improving sanitary system and cleaning the city.
During a briefing, the prime minister directed the provincial government and Wapda to prepare feasibility report for the construction of dams in the drought-hit areas of Balochistan. Funds to the tune Rs30bn would be given for the purpose and international donors would be asked for assistance, he added.
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Mr. Khana Mir is an elderly person displaced from North Waziristan Agency to district Bannu due to military operation. He is father of 3 sons and 2 daughters. Two of his sons are affected by polio virus aging 32 and 35. His third son is daily-wage laborer in the local market.
Mr. Khana Mir works as a security guard in a restaurant and earns 8000 PKR per month. Besides this he receives monthly food ration assistance from World Food Program. Government and other humanitarian organizations have also supported his family.
Subject: SITUATION REPORT As of 03.02.2015
Total NADRA verified TDPs 94255
Total families data sent to NADRA 119436
AYMENT OF PRIME MINISTER’S PACKAGE (RS. 20,000RAMZAN PACKAGE, 12,000 FOR FOOD AND 5000 FOR NFIS)
HOH PKR (Mil)
Total HOH sent to Zong 64433 1996.701
Total SMS sent by Zong 63494 1969.470
Payments drawn 63132 1959.348
HCT - Strategic Planning 2015 for Food Security in KP/FATA
ISLAMABAD: Rehabilitation and reconstruction projects started in the wake of the 2005 earthquake have not been completed yet because of shortage of funds.
This was said by an official of the Earthquake Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Authority (Erra) at a meeting of the National Assembly’s Standing Committee on Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit-Baltistan held at the Parliament House on Monday with Malik Ibrar in the chair
PESHAWAR: The internally displaced persons of Khyber Agency on Monday staged a sit-in outside the Governor’s House on Sher Shah Soori Road to demand end to military operation in their area, a comprehensive financial package, early repatriation, and the opening of Bara Bazaar.
They warned they won’t return to their homes until security was provided to them, their destroyed houses were rebuilt, and local schools, hospitals, government offices and Bara Bazaar were reopened.
SPEEN QABAR (BARA): Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Sardar Mahtab Ahmad Khan on Monday said the repatriation of the people displaced from Bara would begin after February 15 as most parts of the tehsil had been cleared from militants.
He also said Rs850 million had been released for the restoration of electric supply and rehabilitation of schools, health units, roads and streets in Shalobar area ahead of the return of local displaced tribesmen.
USAID/FFP commits $30 million to the UN World Food Program (WFP) to support food assistance activities in Pakistan
USAID/OFDA responds to humanitarian needs in NWA through the Responding to Pakistan’s Internally Displaced (RAPID) fund
Poliovirus vaccination campaigns target previously inaccessible areas of FATA