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16 Dec 2014 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • 98,700 families (638,699 individuals) fled to Peshawar District from insecurity in Khyber Agency. 20,822 families are newly displaced.

  • Urgent funding of US$5.7 million needed to continue life-saving activities.

  • Infant deaths in Sindh mostly due to malnutrition-related complications from prolonged dry spell, poverty and lack of health services.

FIGURES

Estimated IDPs in KP and FATA (UNHCR) 1.4m

Expected returnees to FATA in 2015 500,000

24 Sep 2014 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Late monsoon floods caused damages.

  • Pilot assessment of families with specific needs completed.

FIGURES

18 Sep 2014 description

Summary:

  • Country wide flood losses stand at 318 persons dead, 1,806,192 population affected and 2,324,427 acres of cropped area affected in Punjab;

  • The flood water has entered upper Sindh along the Indus River. 122 camps have been deployed in the six likely affected districts to accommodate the population displaced / likely to be displaced from within the flood plains;

  • Multiple Sectors Initial Rapid Assessment (MIRA) is ongoing in districts Mandibahauddin, Jhang,
    Hafizabad, Chiniot and Multan in Punjab;

05 Sep 2014 description

Highlights

  • As of 1 September, PDMA reported 1,016,559 people (97,469 families) registered as displaced from North Waziristan Agency. All registration points are closed, except in Kurram Agency, where population returning from Afghanistan are being registered.

  • As the schools open after the summer break, humanitarian partners and the authorities are making arrangements for people to move to alternate locations.

25 Aug 2014 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Maternity challenges in Bannu.
  • Humanitarian hero: Displaced from home in NWA, staff of local NGO continues to help others.

FIGURES

  • Pre-existing estimated IDPs in KP and FATA 930,000

  • Displaced from NWA to other parts of Pakistan as of 11 August * Pending NADRA verification 1,002,002*

  • Expected returnees to FATA in 2014 (FDMA) 270,000

  • Returnees to FATA since Nov 2013 (FDMA) Over 100,000

  • Registered Afghan refugees (UNHCR) 1.6 million

08 Aug 2014 description

Highlights

• On 8 August, the authorities reported another expected outflow from North Waziristan based on an extension of the operation into other areas where some people had remained.

• As of 7 August, PDMA reported 1,000,428 people (95,109 families) registered as displaced from North Waziristan Agency. All registration points except in Kurram Agency are closed.

24 Jul 2014 description
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Highlights

  • As of 22 July, PDMA reported 995,515 people (92,702 families) registered as displaced from North Waziristan. Forty-nine families returning from Afghanistan were registered in Kurram Agency. Other registration points are closed.

  • As of 23 July, NADRA reviewed the registration data of 90,039 families; 52,986 families (59 per cent) were verified while 37,053 families (41 per cent) were rejected.

18 Jul 2014 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Insecurity in North Waziristan Agency has forced thousands to move to safer places in the neighboring districts.

  • Predictions of normal to below normal monsoon rains remain for August and September.

  • World Humanitarian Day 2014 celebrates Humanitarian Heroes and calls for Messengers of Humanity.

FIGURES

17 Jul 2014 description

This report is produced by OCHA Pakistan in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It was issued by OCHA Pakistan. It covers the period from 10 to 16 July 2014. The next report will be issued on or around 23 July.

Highlights

  • Registration was extended in Bannu and Peshawar until the end of 15 July for those families unable to register earlier. Registration in Kurram Agency, FATA continues.

09 Jul 2014 description

This report is produced by OCHA Pakistan in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It was issued by OCHA Pakistan. It covers the period from 4 to 9 July 2014. The next report will be issued on or around 16 July.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Registration has re-opened for those families who could not register earlier for a variety of reasons. Grievance desks have been established to facilitate families with documentation issues.

03 Jul 2014 description

This report is produced by OCHA Pakistan in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It was issued by OCHA Pakistan. It covers the period from 1 to 3 July 2014. The next report will be issued on or around 9 July.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Registration has re-opened for those families who could not register earlier for a variety of reasons.

  • Grievance desks have been established to facilitate the families with documentation issues.

27 Jun 2014 description

Highlights

  • With almost no new displacements since 24 June the number of people displaced from North Waziristan Agency (NWA) remains at over 457,000 people, with more than 74 per cent of them women and children.

  • Over 90,000 people went from NWA to Khost province of Afghanistan. Unverified reports indicate that another approximately 10,000 people are in Paktika province.

  • Humanitarian partners are supporting the Government in provision of life-saving assistance to the IDPs.

25 Jun 2014 description

Highlights

  • The Government has imposed curfew on North Waziristan – Bannu road, as such, no new registrations have taken place since 24 June. The number of people displaced from North Waziristan Agency (NWA) remains at over 455,000 people, with more than 74 per cent of them women and children.

  • Humanitarian partners are supporting the Government in provision of life-saving assistance to the IDPs.

24 Jun 2014 description

Highlights

  • The number of people displaced from North Waziristan Agency (NWA) has increased to over 455,000 people, with over 74 per cent of those displaced, women and children. Over 380,000 people have been displaced in just over a week, following the launch of the Government’s security operations on 15 June.

  • The Government is providing cash grants IDPs as they register, along with other assistance. Humanitarian partners are providing food and health support while preparing to scale up the response.

18 Jun 2014 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• Insecurity in North Waziristan Agency has forced thousands to move to safer places in the neighbouring districts.

• Government and aid agencies work to complete preparedness plans ahead of the monsoon season; low stocks level remain a challenge.

• Improved access to the northern Balochistan allows timely humanitarian activities.

FIGURES

20 May 2014 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Government authorities and humanitarian partners are facilitating the return of more than 46,000 displaced people to their villages in the Tirah Valley in Khyber Agency in FATA.

  • Pakistan’s drought affected south-eastern areas will receive below normal rain during 2014 monsoon season, according to Pakistan Met Office, which may further accentuate the situation in the region.

05 May 2014 description

ERF bridges funding gaps in KP and FATA

New projects seek to continue relief assistance for displaced families

During the first quarter of 2014, key relief services to some of the 1 million people who remain displaced in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) and the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) were continued thanks to the ERF.

The Fund drew on US$1.6 million donated by the Swedish International Cooperation Development Agency (SIDA) in December 2013 and $1.4 million carried over from savings from 2010 and 2011 projects

18 Apr 2014 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• Government authorities and humanitarian partners facilitated the return of more than 20,000 displaced people to their villages in the Alisherzai area in central Kurram Agency in FATA.

• Humanitarian partners are currently reaching only 25 per cent of the estimated 130,000 children who require life-saving nutrition support in drought- affected Tharparkar and surrounding districts in Sindh. More resources are required to scale up the response.

21 Mar 2014 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Government authorities and humanitarian partners are providing assistance to communities affected by chronic malnutrition and compounded by low rainfall, and lack of access to effective health services in Tharparkar District, Sindh Province.

  • Families displaced from North Waziristan Agency are returning home following the de-escalation of the situation in the agency. A similar pattern of population movements occurred after the first wave of displacements in January.