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19 Oct 2009 description
report Cordaid

Shangla is a mountainous, isolated district in the North-West Frontier Province of Pakistan with a population of approximately 800,000. The main town is Alpuri, where the district headquarters are located, while it is divided into two sub-divisions namely Alpuri and Puran. Puran is presently "no-go" area as clashes between militants and the army are ongoing. Shangla has the lowest Human Development index in NWFP province and the second lowest in the country.

Terror attack Shangla

Cordaid is active in Shangla since July 2009 responding to the IDP crisis.