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27 Mar 2018 description

Total arrivals (1 Jan - 25 Mar 2018): 6,163
Total arrivals (1 Jan - 25 Mar 2017): 21,866
Total arrivals 1 Mar - 25 Mar 2018 916
Total arrivals 1 Mar - 25 Mar 2017 8,427
Average daily arrivals in March 2018 so far: 37
Average daily arrivals in February 2018: 38
Dead and missing in 2018 (as of 25 Mar) 489
Dead and missing in 2017 (as of 25 Mar) 855
Dead and missing in 2017 3,139

27 Mar 2018 description

Overview

Proof of Registration (PoR) cards are important tools of protection that provide temporary legal stay and freedom of movement for the 1.39 million registered Afghan refugees in Pakistan. PoR cards which have expired at the end of 2015 have been extended through official notification until 30 June 2018*.

27 Mar 2018 description
report Frontier Post

Islamabad: Federal Minister for National Health Services Saira Afzal Tarar said that all resources to be mobilized to fight TB and Pakistan is committed to end TB by 2030 in line SDGs. While she was addressing TB world day seminar today in Islamabad.

26 Mar 2018 description
report Inter Press Service

KARACHI, Pakistan, Mar 26 2018 (IPS) - As shifting weather patterns and extreme climates become the norm, access to climate funds are deemed essential for developing countries, such as Pakistan, that are facing the brunt of climate change.

Based on the ADB Climate Change profile of Pakistan, a number of mitigation and adaptation measures have been taken by the government using domestic resources.

25 Mar 2018 description

Highlights

  • Afghan citizens returning to their home country can become internally displaced within days.

  • A total of 10,453 civilian casualties were recorded by UNAMA in the past year: 3,438 people killed and 7,015 people injured.

  • On International Women’s Day, the United Nations drew attention to women left behind in many areas of development.

  • In February, two aid workers were killed and one was abducted.

23 Mar 2018 description

Flooding risks remain in southern Kenya, while severe drought continues in southern Africa

  1. Due to poor rainfall since November western Namibia is in a severe drought. Conditions may worsen as limited rain is forecast next week.

  2. In southwestern Madagascar, an uneven and inadequate rainfall distribution since the start of the rainfall season has resulted in severe drought. Drought conditions are likely to persist.

23 Mar 2018 description

Lt. General Omar Mahmood Hayat, Chairman NDMA has directed the team of experts to submit a comprehensive report on Shimshal Valley Glacial Lake Outburst Flood (GLOF) Risks covering all aspects including technical and financial details and recommendation for implementation be sent to NDMA at the earliest. He sought this report while chairing the first meeting of the Team of Experts constitution by the Prime Minister of Pakistan to evaluate the situation at site.

23 Mar 2018 description
report World Bank

STORY HIGHLIGHTS

  • Meteorological and hydrological services – hydromet – play a vital role in mitigating the impacts of weather and climate extremes

  • Hydromet is not only about early warning systems, but also giving countries, regions, communities, and individuals weather information and reliable predictions to make informed decisions for many sectors of the economy – from agriculture to logistics to hydropower, and many more

22 Mar 2018 description

A. Situation analysis

Description of the disaster

The Dengue outbreak was declared in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) province in July 2017 with more than 500 positive cases being reported. More than 15 districts in KPK Province were affected, with strong collaborative response by the government and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) assisting with preventing the outbreak from spreading further.

22 Mar 2018 description

Polio this week as of 20 March 2018

22 Mar 2018 description
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2,940 Estimated number of UAC currently in Greece

Out of the total:
96,6% Boys
3,4% Girls
4,7% <14 years old

The population estimation excludes separated children.

1,118 Total number of places in UAC shelters
2,082 in the waiting list for shelter, out of which:
140 in RICs
89 in Protective custody

22 Mar 2018 description

Last updated 19/03/2018

Introduction

For many years, north-western Pakistan, which borders Afghanistan, has been marred by military and insurgent operations.

The result is human suffering and large-scale internal population displacements in an area that is already poorly developed. This is compounded by the presence of some 2.7 million Afghan refugees. Additionally, Pakistan experiences recurring floods and earthquakes, and suffers some of the world's worst food insecurity and chronic malnutrition.