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17 May 2017 description

Type of crises: Undocumented Returnees from Pakistan

Assessment Team: IOM, CARE, WFP, DRC, WSTA, DORR, DACAAR, Save the children, and Islamic Relief.

Crises date: Oct 2016 to Jan 2017

Date of Notification: 6 Feb 2017

Date of Assessment: 6 to 12 Feb 2017

Most vulnerable undocumented Population:
HHs: 123
Families: 123
Individual: 825

1. Assessment Findings

20 Jun 2011 description

DACAAR has successfully completed its “Provision of relief, assistance and livelihoods to returnees and vulnerable host communities in Afghanistan” project funded by the European Commission’s office of Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection (ECHO). Between 1 June 2010 and 31 May 2011 DACAAR completed the implementation of the project based on ECHO’s funding of 1.2 million Euros.

12 Aug 2010 description

The devastating floods in Pakistan have lead to international calls for emergency aid to victims. Among the groups affected by the flooding are Afghan refugees in Pakistan. In support of Afghan refugees, the Danish Committee for Aid to Afghan Refugees (DACAAR) is now assessing needs for emergency aid in the refugee camps in north-western Pakistan.

At least two refugee camps in Pakistan, which accommodated over 5,000 Afghan refugee families, have been washed away by floods.

06 Apr 2006 description

After 22 years of continued work in support of Afghan refugees living in camps in the North West Frontier Province (NWFP) in Pakistan, DACAAR is closing down its last activities there.

27 Oct 2005 description

Kabul, 27 October 2005 - Two DACAAR teams of water supply technicians and engineers are now sent to the Mansehra district in Pakistan.

Mansehra being close to the epicenter of the earthquake 8 October is one of the districts suffering from severe loss and damages, and with an urgent need to restore water supply facilities.

As a well positioned and experienced development agency in NWFP, North West Frontier Province of Pakistan, DACAAR has been requested by UNICEF to carry out emergency assistance after the earthquake.

16 Apr 2002 description

Three NGOs have finalised a survey on the expected repatriation patterns of Afghan refugees living in the North West Frontier Province of Pakistan. 27 percent of the interviewed refugees are likely to return in 2002, but large parts of the communities have only vague plans for repatriation.

22 Feb 2002 description

The Danish aid organisation DACAAR has started a survey to seek an answer to one of the key questions in Afghanistan this spring. Are the millions of refugees outside the country in the mood to go home and if so - where are they going?

25 Oct 2001 description

Minister for development aid Anita Bay Bundegaard has granted 16 million DKK to DACAAR (Danish Committee for Aid to Afghan Refugees) - a consortium of Danish Refugee Council, Danish Association for International Co-operation and Danish People's Aid.

18 Oct 2001 description

Danish aid work such as water supply, agricultural development and production of building materials continue in Afghanistan in spite of the fact that USA and its allies have been bombing Afghanistan for more than one week.
Afghan staff of the Danish organisation DACAAR (Danish Committee for Aid to Afghan Refugees) has managed to keep activities running in Eastern, Southern and Western parts of the country.

11 Oct 2001 description

The largest Danish aid organisation in Afghanistan, DACAAR (Danish Committee for Aid to Afghan Refugess), is still trying to keep its activities inside Afghanistan in operation after the attack of American and British forces on the country.