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26 Jul 2016 description
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Message from the Director

21 Jul 2016 description
report IRIN

By Aamir Saeed

The Bara Market was once a bustling hive of about 10,000 shops. Now it’s a listless wreckage of rubble, and a reminder of the destruction that the war between Pakistan’s government and militant groups has inflicted on the economy in this region on the Afghanistan border.

19 Jul 2016 description
report Alhasan Systems


  • NDMA Plan (2013-2022): Ten priority areas identified to improve response capacity
  • Tackling challenges: Use harvested rainwater, says experts
  • Work on dengue surveillance should be expedited: CM SHARIF
  • Floods claimed 261 lives in KP from March to July: official
  • Levels of disaster preparedness reviewed ahead of monsoon
  • US lauds Pakistan’s stance on terrorism
  • Chinese premier urges joint action against terrorism
  • Secret crackdown on Lal Masjid elements
  • Pakistan’s efforts against terrorism …
18 Jul 2016 description

Executive Summary

Alert 2016! Report on conflicts, human rights and peacebuilding is a yearbook providing an analysis of the state of the world in terms of conflict and peacebuilding from four perspectives: armed conflicts, socio-political crises, peace processes and gender, peace and security.

13 Jul 2016 description


  • Humanitarian access remains a significant challenge countrywide

  • Natural disasters affect fewer people in 2016 than in 2015

  • Donors contribute 29 percent of funding requested in 2016 HRP


  • Security conditions across Afghanistan have deteriorated in recent months, increasing the number of people displaced within the country and further constraining already limited access to crisis-affected populations.

13 Jul 2016 description


• One third of the Afghan population remains food insecure despite the expected higher wheat harvest for 2016
• Locust infestation will halve the harvest of the Dawlatyar district located in Ghor, the most food insecure Afghan province
• Farmers forced to flee their homes and livelihoods due to increasing conflict in Baghlan
• Clashes threaten harvesting in Kot
• WFP and Afghanaid deliver food assistance to the most vulnerable in remote areas of Afghanistan


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.

10 Jul 2016 description


Syrian Refugees: As the conflict in Syria reaches its sixth year, ongoing fighting continues to displace thousands of Syrians both within and outside of the country. As of May 31, 2016 UNHCR had registered a total 4,838,620 Syrian refugees in neighbouring countries and North Africa since the conflict began. In the last month alone, 1,982 new individuals were registered (up 0.04%) since April 30, 2016. By mid-May the total figure had grown by 7,473 from April 30, 2016 to reach 4,844,111 individuals before dropping to the final end of May total.

05 Jul 2016 description

IOM has assisted vulnerable undocumented (non-refugee) Afghan returnees from Iran and Pakistan since 2009. It provides post-arrival assistance in the form of screening, referral, and provision of food and non-food items, temporary accommodation, medical services, family tracing and re-unification, and transport assistance to final destination.

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.

05 Jul 2016 description

Rawalpindi: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif broke his fast with internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Bannu, military’s spokesperson Lieutenant General Asim Bajwa said on Monday.

Bajwa said the army chief spent the day with the displaced persons and interacted with them on issues related to their return and resettlement.

Earlier, General Raheel visited Miramshah in North Waziristan where he was briefed by military commanders on the return, resettlement and development work taken up in order to make the dignified return of IDPs possible.

04 Jul 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund


· In 2016, UNICEF humanitarian support continued for displaced and returning families in KP & FATA, and children and women affected by drought in Sindh.

· Over 151, 000 families (50 per cent of displaced population) have returned to government declared safe areas in FATA since March 2015. 45,000 families returned in the first half of 2016.

01 Jul 2016 description

Global Overview – Trends and Outlook

30 Jun 2016 description


  • Summer monsoon forecast to bring rainfall 10–20 percent above average

  • Drought and limited health care access in Sindh have resulted in poor health outcomes, particularly for children

  • Approximately half of all people displaced from FATA had returned as of June 23


30 Jun 2016 description

Total funding requirements: $ 22.7 million

Thematic areas: - Cash for work - Livelihood grants - Livelihood training

People in need: 2 million

People targeted: 1.1 million

Funding information: - Required: 22.7 million - Received: 9.9 million - Donors: DFID, OFDA, ERF/PHPF, Japan, ECHO - Funding gap: 12.8 million

CoRe objectives: Improve IDPs' self-sufficiency and resilience (targeting vulnerable families) in host and return areas, ensuring a smooth transition to longer-term recovery and development.

28 Jun 2016 description


  • Ms. Prerana Issar, WFP’s Global Director of Human Resources (HR) and Mr. David Kaatrud. Regional Director for Asia conducted field visits to Pakistan in May 2016.

  • The process of return of IDPs to FATA continues. To date 158,000 families have returned to their areas of origin which constitutes 73 percent of the planned returns of 2015 and 26 percent of the planned returns of 2016.