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19 Sep 2016 description

As communicated by the Government of Pakistan the deadline for the return of refugees is 31 March, 2017 and 15 November, 2016 for undocumented Afghans . It is expected the pace of all returns will increase after Eid.

19 Sep 2016 description

As, communicated by the Government of Pakistan deadline for the return of Refugees is 31 March, 2017 and for undocumented Afghans is 15 November, 2016. It is expected that the pace of return of refugees and undocumented afghans will increase after EID.

A flash appeal of US$152 million has been launched by the humanitarian community in Afghanistan covering September to December 2016.

02 Sep 2016 description

In 2010, the humanitarian community established the Emergency Response Fund (ERF) as a pooled fund mechanism to provide rapid and flexible funds in country at the onset of an emergency.

The majority of PHPF funding acts as a bridge to cover gaps in humanitarian service provision of urgent humanitarian needs. In many cases, this has been the only funding available to meet critical humanitarian needs.

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.