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Pakistan Monsoon Update Issue 8, 18 September 2014

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;

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Pakistan: North Waziristan Displacements Situation Report No. 10 (as of 2 September 2014)

Priority needs remain around food, health, protection, and water, sanitation and hygiene activities. Urgent funding resources are needed to continue scaling up the humanitarian response.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Pakistan: Humanitarian Bulletin Issue 29 | 18 July–19 August 2014

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

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Pakistan: North Waziristan Displacements Situation Report No. 9 (as of 7 August 2014)

The civilian authorities expect another outflow of some 25,000 displaced people, following an extension of the military operations. Many of them are expected to be members of already displaced families.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Pakistan: North Waziristan Displacements Situation Report No. 8 (as of 24 July 2014)

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Appropriate campsites are needed for displaced families in Frontier Region Bannu, who must vacate the schools before 15 August when schools re-open after summer vacation.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Pakistan: Humanitarian Bulletin Issue 28 | 18 June – 19 July 2014

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

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Pakistan: North Waziristan Displacements Situation Report No. 7 (as of 16 July 2014)

Most displaced families are living with host communities or in rented accommodations. OCHA's latest situation report highlights that additional residential space is extremely limited.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Pakistan: North Waziristan Displacements Situation Report No. 6 (as of 9 July 2014)

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.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Pakistan: North Waziristan Displacements Situation Report No. 5 (as of 3 July 2014)

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.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Pakistan: North Waziristan Displacements Situation Report No. 4 (as of 30 June 2014)

Of concern is that a significant number of families remain unregistered because either they moved out of NWA through unfrequented routes or they lacked identification documents, which applies to women in particular.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Pakistan: North Waziristan Displacements Situation Report No. 3 (as of 27 June 2014)

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.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

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Pakistan: North Waziristan Displacements Situation Report No. 2 (as of 25 June 2014)

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.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Pakistan: North Waziristan Displacements Situation Report No. 1 (as of 24 June 2014)

With nearly 74 per cent of the IDPs comprising women and children, the protection needs are expected to be high. Currently there are no female staff at the registration points.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Pakistan: Humanitarian Bulletin Issue 27 | 19 May – 19 June 2014

The displaced families were not formally registered, as the Government has not notified their areas of origin as conflict-affected. This is usually a pre-requisite for access to humanitarian assistance.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Pakistan: Humanitarian Bulletin Issue 26 | 19 April – 19 May 2014

Below-normal rains are expected in most of Balochistan and Sindh, and in southern Punjab. Most of these areas already face a prolonged dry spell; a below-normal rainfall could increase food insecurity and malnutrition rates.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Pakistan ERF Update Issue 09 | January – March 2014

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

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Pakistan: Humanitarian Bulletin Issue 25 | 21 March – 18 April 2014

Partners are currently reaching only 25 per cent of the estimated 130,000 children who require life-saving nutrition support drought-affected Tharparkar and surrounding districts in Sindh.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Humanitarian Bulletin Pakistan Issue 24 | 16 February – 20 March 2014

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.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

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Pakistan: Afghan Refugees (as of 15 Feb 2014)

Pakistan currently hosts 1.61 million registered Afghan refugees. UNHCR has commenced the issuance of renewed Proof of Registration cards and 2,027 projects to benefit refugees.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Humanitarian Bulletin Pakistan Issue 23 | 16 January – 15 February 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Reports indicate that nearly all the 22,000 people who fled their villages in North Waziristan in January fearing security operations have returned home.

  • Health authorities have confirmed 11 new polio cases in north- western Pakistan this year. Partners are concerned that displacements from North Waziristan could result in the spread of the poliovirus to neighbouring districts.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.