Peshawar (): Provincial Government has started compensation process to affected households amongst the earthquake affectees after conducting comprehensive damages verification survey in the affected Districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Provincial Disaster Management Authority, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has received damages reports for 92,072 fully/partially damaged houses from affected districts in the province. However, 52,374 households have been provided with compensation cheques till date.
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The Kaklio Lashari village is located in North Sindh where ACTED works to support vulnerable communities that are regularly affected by floods. In Kaklio Lashari the recurring floods since 2010 have completely or partially destroyed and damaged houses in the community, as well crops and other sources of livelihood.
PESHAWAR: Seventeen days have passed since a devastating earthquake wrecked havoc in northern parts of the country, the federal government has yet to release funds to compensate the affected population of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Briefing media on the post-earthquake situation here on Thursday, special assistant to the chief minister Mushtaq Ghani said the federal government had yet to release funds for the disaster-hit people in KP.
The earthquake affected areas in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (KP) and the Federally Administered Tribal Areas remain the focus of relief efforts. The region will continue to receive rain and snowfall in the coming week. The number of damaged houses continues to rise as assessments continue. In KP 31 percent of the fatalities were women and 38 per cent children.
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Khyber - Pakhtunkhwa (KP) and the Federally Administered Tribal Areas were the most affected districts in the earthquake, and are the focus of relief activities.
The se areas received heavy showers and some snowfall during the week, compounding the hardship of the affected population.
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November 4, 2015 - Peshawar
The United States government announced it will provide $30 million to support the return of displaced families to the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA).
U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) funds will support school reconstruction, provide job training, improve farming techniques, and distribute food stipends. Three United Nations agencies will implement the programs.
PESHAWAR, 4 November 2015 – The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) launched three United Nations projects today to assist displaced families returning to the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) following the end of military operations. USAID will provide approximately US$30 million over a two-year period to three United Nations agencies to support these projects.
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QUETTA: People of Awaran have urged the government to expedite the reconstruction work in the district severely damaged by the earthquake two years ago.
A meeting held here on Sunday reviewed progress on development projects in the district.
The meeting was informed that work on the projects and rehabilitation of earthquake survivors was moving at a slow pace. They accused government officers supervising the projects of not performing their duty as most of them were not present in the district and their absence was badly affecting work.
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On 26 October 2015, a powerful earthquake centred near Jurm in north-east Afghanistan killed 115 people and injured hundreds more in Afghanistan, while in neighbouring Pakistan, some 272 people died and more than 2,000 were injured, and 14,000 homes were damaged.
The report summarizes the findings of the InterCluster Assessment mission carried out to the denotified areas of Kurram Agency from where over 22,000 families have been displaced due to security operations as well as sectarian conflict since 2008.
The mission found the conditions generally conducive for returns but identified needs for rehabilitation of basic facilities and livelihood.
MANSEHRA: Emergency relief such as blankets, tents and medicines have not yet reached the affected people of Kunder Hassanzai tehsil of Torghar after the Oct 26 earthquake.
“The affected families in our tehsil are without emergency relief even after taking up the issue with the district administration,” Shahzad Shah told mediapersons here on Saturday.
Accompanied by naib nazim Said Mohammad and tehsil councillors, Mr Shah said that their tehsil was hit hard by the earthquake, but the administration did not pay heed to provide relief items to the victims.