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20 Sep 2012 description

The Protection Capacity Standby Project (ProCap) and the Gender Capacity Standby Project (GenCap) are inter-agency resources to strengthen the humanitarian system’s capacity in protection and gender. The projects maintain rosters of senior experts deployed to countries in emergencies. The ProCap project has also developed a protection training for members of other surge capacity mechanisms. Both projects were initially designed as temporary stop-gap measures.

14 Mar 2012 description

The APRC Annual Report 2011 showcases our impact over the year highlighting results in priority areas of work, including: MDG acceleration and social protection; gender equality; climate change and crisis resilience. Finding effective approaches to these complex issues required thinking outside of the thematic silos and combining the knowledge and expertise of all APRC practice teams.

08 Feb 2012 description

Summary

The monsoon of 2011 was manifested by remarkably high rainfall in South Asia. In Pakistan, there were wide spread rains. However the major downpour was in Sindh province where cumulative rainfall varied from 400 mm to around 1300 mm. These rains inundated large areas in Sindh and other provinces causing damage to crops, infrastructure and human settlements, thus adversely affecting national economy.

31 Jan 2012 description

Thematic Review & Capacity Assessment of Save the Children Denmark, with special focus on Partnerships in Development and Humanitarian Assistance

  1. Introduction

  2. This report has been prepared in response to the Terms of Reference (TOR) issued by the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) of September 2011 (see Annex A). The overall objectives of the review are to:

24 Jan 2012 description

Highlights

The Government repatriated 10,500 families from the Jalozai to their place of origin.

Merlin is supporting 31 SHFs and 18 MHTs in Sindh.

Currently Muslim Aid is running 03 mobile health units at Mirpur Khas and 02 at Sanghar with a team of 08 doctors, 10 dispensers, 06 LHVs and 10 Support Staff. At Mirpur Khas, 8987 patients have been provided free services till 15th December, 2011.

12 Jan 2012 description
report CARE

Executive Summary

In July 2010, Pakistan was hit by one of the most devastating flood disasters in the country’s history. The disaster affected 20 million people and inundated nearly 20 percent of the country. The sheer scale and scope of the disaster severely challenged the capacity of the entire humanitarian community (Government, UN and NGOs), including CARE.

10 Jan 2012 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• Around 3 million flood-affected, food-insecure people in Sindh and Balochistan provinces urgently need agricultural support. One out of three people have been struck by floods both this and last year.

• Further agricultural losses can be prevented with timely donor support. Prioritized FAO interventions:

  • ensure planting where conditions permit through provision of crop seeds and fertilizer, and repair of vital infrastructure through cash-for-work schemes.

06 Jan 2012 description
report DARA

1 ‐ Executive Summary

Executive Summary:

This is the report of the Real Time Evaluation of the International Humanitarian Community’s response to the 2010 Floods in Pakistan. The evaluation was commissioned by the Inter‐Agency Standing Committee (IASC), funded by OCHA and undertaken by a team of four evaluators between January and March 2011. The team visited Pakistan two times.

04 Jan 2012 description
report Government of Japan

The Government of Japan has decided to extend financial support of US$ 95,816 (approx. Rs 8.2 million) to the Sanj Welfare Society (SWS) for the provision of potable water supply system in Village Pharel, District Rawalpindi, Punjab.

The agreement for the project was signed between Mr. Hiroshi OE, Ambassador of Japan to Pakistan and Mr. Muhammad Fayyaz, President of SWS on Wednesday, December 28, 2011 at the Japanese Ambassador’s residence in Islamabad.

04 Jan 2012 description
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General Situation during December 2011
Forecast until mid-February 2012

03 Jan 2012 description

Highlights

Epidemiological week no. 51 (16 to 22 December, 2011)

• 80 districts and 2 agencies provided surveillance data to the DEWS this week from 2,766 health facilities. Data from mobile teams is reported through sponsoring BHU or RHC.

• A total of 825,060 consultations were reported through DEWS of which 236,614 (29%) were acute respiratory infections (ARI); 68,105 (8%) were Skin disease; 57,275 (7%) were acute diarrhoea; and 50,358 (6%) were suspected malaria.