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01 Dec 2017 description

The full implementation of this version of the HIP is conditional upon the necessary appropriations being made available from the 2017 general budget of the European Union

AMOUNT: EUR 782 357 929

The full implementation of this version of the HIP is conditional upon the necessary appropriations being made available from the 2017 general budget of the European Union

20 Nov 2017 description

Key messages

Education is lifesaving. Education is crucial for both the protection and healthy development of girls and boys affected by crises. It can rebuild their lives; restore their sense of normality and safety, and provide them with important life skills. It helps children to be self-sufficient, to be heard, and to have more influence on issues that affect them. It is also one of the best tools to invest in their long-term future, and in the peace, stability and economic growth of their countries.

06 Nov 2017 description
  • A massive landslide has affected the area of Bajaur Agency (Federally Administered Tribal Areas province, north-west Pakistan), causing casualties and damages.

  • According to media, as of 6 November at 6.00 UTC, at least seven people have been killed in the town of Sikandaro Kandao (Bajaur Agency).

25 Oct 2017 description

As the number of displaced people and civilian casualties continues to grow, the European Commission has announced an additional €5 million in life-saving humanitarian assistance to Afghanistan. Today's new allocation brings the total EU humanitarian aid for Afghanistan in 2017 to €30.5 million.

05 Sep 2017 description
  • According to the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), monsoon rains have now claimed over 140 lives across Pakistan, the majority of deaths due to electrocution. The strong monsoon currents that caused fatal flooding have now almost ended, with light to moderate monsoon currents still persisting over northern parts of the country.

01 Sep 2017 description
  • Heavy rain has been affecting south-eastern Pakistan over the last few days, causing floods and damages.
  • According to local media, as of 1 September at 7.00 UTC, at least 23 people have been killed in the city of Karachi (Sindh province). They also reported that various parts of the city were submerged by the floods.
  • Over the next 24 hours, heavy rain could still affect this area.
04 Aug 2017 description
  • A persistent heatwave and heavy downpours are affecting Chitral and Gilgit Baltistan. Overflows, and consequent flash floods and landslides, are expected.
  • Monsoon flooding nationwide has already caused 98 deaths, out of which 35 children, 112 injuries and 286 damaged houses. The worst hit province in terms of casualties is Punjab, with 30 deaths and 70 injuries. The worst hit provinces in terms of infrastructure are Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Azad Kashmir.
  • Provincial disaster management authorities have responded with food and non-food items.
06 Jul 2017 description

Dozens of villages are to be evacuated in the coming two days in Muzzafargarh district in Punjab following flood warnings issued by the government. Ten relief camps have been established by the district administration to accommodate the evacuees.

In North Waziristan Agency in FATA, six children were swept away by flood waters caused by heavy downpour on Tuesday. Earlier, at least 9 people died and 20 houses were damaged due to heavy rains and flash floods in Lasbela, district of Balochistan.

05 Jul 2017 description

Situation

  • Heavy rains have over the past week continued to affect the central and southern areas of China and most of Pakistan causing floods and flash floods.

05 Jul 2017 description
  • Heavy rain has been affecting several provinces of the country over the past week causing flash floods.
  • According to local media, at least 34 people have been killed and houses have been damaged in Punjab, Balochistan, Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa .
  • Over the next 24 h, thunderstorms, heavy rain and strong winds are expected to affect Islamabad, upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, FATA, upper Punjab, Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir.
03 Jul 2017 description

• India - Monsoon, Floods: Heavy rain and thunderstorms have been affecting areas of Assam, Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh and Jharkhand states in the past days. 453 villages have been flooded and over 800 000 people are affected by floods in the state of Assam, up to 1 500 people have been displaced in the Morbi municipality (Gujarat State) and several landslides have been triggered by the rain in Himachal Pradesh state. Over the next 24h heavy rain is expected to continue to affect the northeastern states of India. Sources: ASDM, IMD, Media

29 Jun 2017 description

SITUATION

• Heavy rain has been affecting Pakistan over the past days, causing floods.

• According to local media, as of 29 June at 8.00 UTC, at least twelwe people were killed and dozens were injured in the districts of Jhang (Punjab province), Dera Bugti (Balochistan province) and Karachi (Sind province). An estimated 1 000 people were displaced in the district of Chitral (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province).

29 Jun 2017 description
  • Heavy rain has been affecting Pakistan over the past days, causing floods.

  • According to local media, as of 29 June at 8.00 UTC, at least nine people were killed and dozens were injured in the districts of Jhang (Punjab province), Dera Bugti (Balochistan province). An estimated 1 000 people were displaced in the district of Chitral (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province).

13 Jun 2017 description
  • Heavy rain has been affecting the provinces of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa over the past few days, causing casualties and damages.

  • According to local media, as of 13 June at 8.00 (UTC), at least 11 people have been killed and up to 60 have been injured in the towns of Bahawalnagar, Faisalabad, Chichawatni, Lahore (Punjab province) and Malam Jabba (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province).

31 May 2017 description

Key Messages
- Almost four decades of conflict in Afghanistan have led to insecurity and large-scale displacement within the country and to neighbouring Iran and Pakistan. Intensified conflict continues to force people out of their homes: in 2016 alone, more than 623 000 people became internally displaced.

29 May 2017 description

The European Commission has announced humanitarian assistance of over €44 million to help people in need in South-West and Central Asia, who continue to face the consequences of years of conflicts and displacement, as well as recurrent natural disasters.

The funding will support Afghan refugees and their families in Iran and Pakistan, help victims of conflict in Afghanistan and improve disaster risk management in Central Asia.