Returns to Khyber Agency are ongoing. Returns to North Waziristan Agency (NWA) are currently on hold while returns to South Waziristan Agency (SWA) are expected to commence on 31 August. In Bara, Khyber Agency, over 12,747 families of the Malik din Khel tribe have returned since 10 August.
Flash floods hit eight districts of Punjab, affecting an estimated 463,902 people. The situation has stabilized and affected populations are returning from temporary camps. The Punjab Government has started damage assessments. More than 900,000 people were evacuated from Kacha areas of Sindh. Approximately 329,877 people are living in 499 relief camps established by the Government there. The water level is receding and returns have started in Larkana and Sukkur. Chitral was the most affected district in KP, with many areas still inaccessible.
Approximately 20,720 IDP families from NWA were recently de-registered after de-notification of these tehsils by the Government. As the situation stabilized and roads have opened, the Government de-registered the population and suspended monthly living disbursements. WFP has also stopped monthly food distribution.
The return of the Malik din Khel tribe of Bara Agency started on 10 August from both Jalozai and off-camp locations. As of 12 August approximately 3752 verified families returned from off-camp and 430 families from Jalozai camp. An embarkation point for the off camp departures was established at Maingano Khwar Alimad Shah village, Malikdin Khel Mian ganu Khawar Bara, Khyber agency. Returns for South Waziristan IDPs are planned to start on 31 August. Approximately 9079 families were pre-registered by the political administration (this includes unregistered families too).