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11 Jan 2019 description

During the month of December, 2018 Light to moderate rainfall events were reported across Pakistan. Highest accumulated monthly rainfall was recorded at Islamabad = 43mm, Rawilakot = 43mm, Bantle Abbaspur (Poonch River) = 42mm, Hajira (Poonch River) = 40mm, Panjera (Poonch River) = 34mm, Haraman (Neelum River) = 33mm, = 32mm, Brarkot (Kunhar River) = 30mm, Chattar Kalas (Jhelum River) = 28mm, Balakot = 28mm, MuLaffarabad = 27mm, Carhi Dupatta = 27mm, Dir = 26mm and Pattan - 25mm.

December was practically dry across drought prone areas of Sindh and Balochistan.

06 Jan 2019 description

The UAE has provided over 371.1 million units of polio vaccines to more than 57 million Pakistani children between 2014 and December 2018, through its anti-polio drive in the country, under the UAE-Pakistan Assistance Programme, UAE-PAP.

The UAE-PAP was launched under the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.

28 Dec 2018 description
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Having regard to the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

Having regard to Council Regulation (EC) No 1257/96 of 20 June 1996 concerning humanitarian aid1 , and in particular Article 2, Article 4 and Article 15(2) and (3) thereof,

Having regard to Council Decision 2013/755/EU of 25 November 2013 on the association of the overseas countries and territories with the European Union ('Overseas Association Decision')2 , and in particular Article 79 thereof,

24 Dec 2018 description

The start of the 2018/19 wet season is erratic despite above-average precipitation

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14 Dec 2018 description

The National Humanitarian Network (NHN) of Pakistan presents the first issue of this humanitarian journal to capture perspectives in disaster preparedness and response. Focusing on the theme of governance in preparedness, the bi-annual ‘Humanitarian Resilience Journal’ covers many issues in Pakistan, including:

Institutional and legal readiness to deal with disasters:

  • The need for a strategic vision and the role of donors in Pakistan's preparedness

  • Risk assessments and safer land-use planning

10 Dec 2018 description

Dushanbe - The UN Migration Agency (IOM) has organized a first regional forum bringing together counter trafficking government officials from Afghanistan, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan to foster regional cooperation and improve the identification, referral and reintegration of victims of trafficking in the region.

The two-day forum, which began yesterday in the Tajik capital Dushanbe, is part of the multi-year program: “_Combating Human Trafficking in Persons_” (CTIP), funded by USAID and implemented by IOM.

10 Dec 2018 description

**1. Drought situation **

Below normal rainfall was recorded over most of the southern parts of the country as predicted by PMD. Major rainfall deficit was experienced over the provinces of Sindh (-71.9%), Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (-46.9%) and Balochistan (-44.2%) during June to November, 2018. The area weighted rainfall departure (%) detail is as under table-1;

10 Dec 2018 description

Critically important to ensure every child gets two drops of the polio vaccine during the campaign

Islamabad, 9 December 2018 – Closest ever to its goal of stopping Polio virus circulation, Pakistan starts the last nationwide door to door Polio vaccination campaign of the year from 10th December. During these days, over 270,000 frontline workers will go door to door to ensure 38.7 million children aged 0 – 5 years receive polio vaccines that will protect them against the poliovirus.

03 Dec 2018 description

This report contains findings of IOM’s Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) Flow Monitoring Surveys (FMS) conducted between 11 December 2017 and 11 February 2018 by IOM field staff in provinces of Edirne, İzmir, Kocaeli, Konya, Bursa, Bilecik, Burdur, Çorum, Eskişehir, Samsun, Mersin, Gaziantep, Şanlıurfa, Van.

The survey gathers information about migrants’ profiles, including age, gender, areas of origin, levels of education and employment status before migration, key transit points on their route, cost of the journey, reasons for moving and intentions.

02 Dec 2018 description

Timely start of wet season however Crisis (IPC Phase 3) and Emergency (IPC Phase 4) persist

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02 Dec 2018 description

Critically important to ensure every child gets two drops of the polio vaccine during December campaign: National Emergency Operations Centre (EOC)