16 entries found
Sort by: Latest |Relevance
14 Dec 2012 description

UNHCR warns of serious shortcomings at Nauru processing centre

23 Nov 2012 description

KEY FINDINGS

  • 111 temporary settlements hosting 16,926 individuals (2,870 families) have been identified in Ghotki, Larkana, Qamber Shahdadkot and Sukkur.

  • 95% are spontaneous settlements and no instances of planned tent sites were found in these districts.

01 Nov 2012 description

Executive Summary

Developed over six months, in collaboration with the National Disaster Management Authority/Provincial Disaster Management Authority (NDMA/PDMA), the MIRA is a common methodology for rapid assessment in an emergency. It is designed to identify strategic humanitarian priorities after the onset of an emergency within 72 hours according to a timeline and formula that calculates sample size to reliability limits of a 5 per cent margin of error and 95 per cent confidence interval.

23 Oct 2012 description
  1. Introduction

Pakistan has a long latitudinal extent and the rainfall variability during different seasons is considerably high. The climate of the country in its lower southern half is arid and hyper-arid. Some regions of the country in each seasons, remain drastically dry and area always vulnerable to drought. If subsequent seasons fail to generate significant precipitation, the drought conditions then are sure to take the vulnerable regions in the grip. All the provinces of Pakistan have a history of facing major droughts in the past.

24 Sep 2012 description

Situation Analysis

Heavy rains 2012 in Sindh Province hit major part of the Upper Sindh, where most affected Districts are Jacobabad, Kashmore, Shikarpur and Sukkur.

28 Aug 2012 description
report Basic Human Rights
  1. Geographical Context

On the Northwest of the Khyber lies the larger and more fertile Tirah Valley, the original home of all the Afridi tribes.
Tirah Valley is a region located in Kurram and Khyber agencies of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas of Pakistan.
It lies between the Khyber Pass and the Khanki Valley. It is inhabited by the Afridi and Orakzai tribes of Pashtuns.

11 Jul 2012 description
  1. Introduction

Pakistan has a long latitudinal extent and the rainfall variability during different seasons is considerably high. The climate of the country in its lower southern half is arid and hyper-arid while the northern half of country lies between semi arid to very humid. Some regions of the country in each seasons, remain drastically dry and area always vulnerable to drought. If subsequent seasons fail to generate significant precipitation, the drought conditions then are sure to take the vulnerable regions in the grip.

10 May 2012 description

Union Council Ranking is a Geographical Prioritization Exercise jointly conducted by UNDP and UNOCHA on behalf of humanitarian community in 16 notified districts of Sindh during February-March 2012.

Executive Summary

In the backdrop of under-funded flash appeal for 2011 floods, it is deemed necessary to identify high need areas to maximize the impact of humanitarian assistance in the early recovery phase.

09 May 2012 description
report Protection Cluster

1 . Key concerns

General

  • Some families are leaving members in unsafe areas of Bara and/or are planning on returning to unsafe areas of Bara. In some instances, families appeared to believe they had no other viable option.

  • Several IDPs indicated they feared retribution by insurgents in Bara for receiving humanitarian assistance. Others reported that they were under pressure including from other IDPs in the camp to return to Bara to support peace committees.

Registration line

25 Apr 2012 description

1.0 Executive Summary

The Inter-agency Rapid Assessment is a broad analysis of the off-camp IDPs arriving from Khyber Agency into the districts of Peshawar, Nowshera and Kohat in KP in the first quarter of 2012.

The following report endeavours to provide a general summary of findings of key issue areas to enable the planning and rapid deployment of humanitarian initiatives for the benefit of the target IDPs their families and host communities in the assessed areas.

25 Apr 2012 description
report Save the Children

Executive Summary

This Initial Observation Report illustrates the situation of 45 off-camp Internally Displaced People (IDP) communities at District Peshawar in Khyber Pukhtunkhwa Province, Pakistan. Fresh IDP influx from Tehsil Bara of Khyber Agency started to Peshawar in January 2012 and continues to date with increasing numbers. In total, 2,157 families (approximately 16,500 people) were assessed in 45 off-camp IDP communities across District Peshawar in order to gain insight about their situation and immediate needs.

01 Apr 2012 description
  1. Introduction

Pakistan has a long latitudinal extent and the rainfall variability during different seasons is considerably high. The climate of the country in its lower southern half is arid and hyper-arid while the northern half of country lies between semi arid to very humid. Some regions of the country in each seasons, remain drastically dry and area always vulnerable to drought. If subsequent seasons fail to generate significant precipitation, the drought conditions then are sure to take the vulnerable regions in the grip.

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.

03 Jan 2012 description

KEY FINDINGS

• The total number of affected people in the notified calamity hit areas is estimated at 5.2 million. Of them, 1.1 million are still displaced as of October 2011 and were living either in temporary shelter, in schools and other public buildings, sleep in the open or reside with host‐families.