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23 Aug 2016 description

In the period from 12 to 18 August, 694 families have returned to South Waziristan and North Waziristan Agencies.

The latest phase of returns of 5,798 registered families to the 88 villages of Orakzai Agency was completed on 5 Aug.

Families returned this week - 694

Families returned in 2016 - 64,915

Families returned total* - 177,688 * since 16 March 2015

Families remaining in displacement - 126,103

Total returned female-headed households* - 16%

16 Aug 2016 description

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Key Findings and Recommendations:

An inter-cluster assessment mission (ICAM) was conducted to South Waziristan Agency from 18 to 22 July 2016 to assess the situation of 14 recently de-notified villages in Sarvakai, Sararogha, Ladha and Makin tehsils. Approximately 2,000 families as well as the remaining caseload of the previously de-notified areas are to be assisted in this phase of returns to South Waziristan Agency.

16 Aug 2016 description

Families returned this week - 1,835

Families returned in 2016 - 62,233

Families returned total* - 175,006 * since 16 March 2015

Families remaining in displacement - 128,785

Total returned female-headed households* - 16%

% Returned & displaced: 58% Returned, 42% Displaced

Estimated houses damaged* - 29% Partially, 71% Fully * as of 04 August 2016

16 Aug 2016 description

In the period from 5 to 11 August, 931 families have returned to South Waziristan Agency.
The latest phase of returns to the 88 villages of Orakzai Agency was completed on 5 Aug.

Families returned this week: 931

Families returned in 2016: 63,276

Families returned total*: 176,049 * since 16 March 2015

Families remaining in displacement: 127,742

Total returned female-headed households*: 16%

08 Aug 2016 description

Families returned this week 3,054

Families returned in 2016 48,291

Families returned total* 161,064
*since 16 March 2015

Families remaining in displacement 142,727

Total returned female-headed households* 17%

In the period from 22 to 28 July, 3,054 families have returned to Orakzai and South Waziristan Agencies.

11 Jul 2016 description

Families returned this week: 551

Families returned in 2016: 43,302

Families returned total*: 156,075
*since 16 March 2015

Families remaining in displacement: 147,716

Total returned female-headed households: 16%

In the period from the 1 to 7 July, 551 families have returned to North Waziristan (NWA) and South Waziristan (SWA) Agencies. Returns were slow due to Ramadan, but are expected to increase in the coming week.

05 Jul 2016 description

Overview

Following unseasonably heavy pre-monsoon rains, Pakistan continues to be adversely affected by severe weather events. According to the Provincial Disaster Management Agency of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, heavy rains hit Ursoon village in south-west Chitral district on the evening of 2 July. The resulting flash flood washed away a mosque, an army check post, and numerous houses resulting in the death of 29 people. Of these 29, two were women and seven were children. Forty six houses were either fully or partially damaged, and 13 people remain missing.

05 Jul 2016 description

Families returned this week: 1,105

Families returned in 2016: 42,751

Families returned total*: 155,524
*since 16 March 2015

Families remaining in displacement: 148,267

Total returned female-headed households: 16%

In the period from the 24 to 30 June 1,105 families have returned to North Waziristan (NWA) and South Waziristan (SWA) Agencies. Returns are slow due to Ramadan and will likely remain slow for the coming week.

28 Jun 2016 description

In the period from the 17 to 23 June 1,448 families have returned to North Waziristan Agency (NWA). Returns are slow due to Ramadan and will likely remain slow for the coming month.

For the first time, the number of (registered) returned families has exceeded the number of displaced. This is an encouraging indication of the general success of the Government’s return plan, and of the efforts of the humanitarian community in providing assistance. Support to the return areas, including livelihoods, infrastructure, and health are crucial to ensure these returns are sustainable.

23 Jun 2016 description

In the period from the 10 to 16 June 1,130 families have returned to North Waziristan Agency (NWA). Returns are slow due to Ramadan and will likely remain slow for the coming month.

16 Jun 2016 description

The week of 3 to 9 of June saw the return of 770 families to North Waziristan Agency (NWA). Returns are slow due to Ramadan and will likely remain slow for the coming month.

16 Jun 2016 description

SUMMARY

The people of Tharparkar are facing a humanitarian situation where many women and children suffer from acute malnutrition. This is driven by a combination of factors including development challenges.

The drought in Tharparkar is a recurring issue resulting from the natural arid climate and topography of the district, which has been exacerbated in recent years due to climate change.

16 Jun 2016 description

From January to March 2016, four people were affected in 39 incidents. Of these, 16 were threats, four were attacks without physical harm and six miscellaneous incidents resulting in the temporary suspension of the polio campaign. One polio worker was released after kidnapping but this incident is not directly linked with the polio campaign. Five female workers have reported that they were sexually harrased and assaulted.