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16 Jul 2018 description

Lord Ahmad publishes Annual Human Rights Report 2017

Minister for Human Rights Lord Tariq Ahmad of Wimbledon, publishes the Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s 2017 Annual Human Rights and Democracy Report.

Today (16 July) Lord Ahmad, the Minister for Human Rights Lord Tariq Ahmad of Wimbledon, publishes the Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s 2017 Annual Human Rights and Democracy Report.

02 Jul 2018 description

Highlights

1,235 undocumented Afghans returned from Pakistan

13,993 undocumented Afghans returned from Iran

17,007 total returns from Pakistan since 01 Jan 2018

362,499 total returns from Iran since 01 Jan 2018

90% of returnees from Pakistan (1,109 individuals) assisted

5.3% of returnees from Iran (742 individuals) assisted

Return from Iran

27 Jun 2018 description

Highlights

393 undocumented Afghans returned from Pakistan

11,312 undocumented Afghans returned from Iran

15,772 total returns from Pakistan since 01 Jan 2018

348,506 total returns from Iran since 01 Jan 2018

90% of returnees from Pakistan (354 individuals) assisted

3.4% of returnees from Iran (388 individuals) assisted

48 Unaccompanied Migrant Children (UMC) from Iran

33 Medical Cases (MC) from Iran assisted

Situation Overview

26 Jun 2018 description

THE ISSUE OF MENTAL HEALTH

The value of mental health in humanitarian settings is still underestimated. When War Trauma broaches the subject with our humanitarian partners we often find mental health comes as an afterthought. Even aft er twenty years, our task remains to convince aid workers and donors of the value of investing in a healthy mind in a healthy body.

20 Jun 2018 description

Highlights

53 undocumented Afghans returned from Pakistan

16,915 undocumented Afghans returned from Iran

15,379 total returns from Pakistan since 01 Jan 2018

337,194 total returns from Iran since 01 Jan 2018

72% of returnees from Pakistan (38 individuals) assisted

1.2% of returnees from Iran (207 individuals) assisted

98 Unaccompanied Migrant Children (UMC) from Iran assisted

16 Medical Cases (MC) from Iran assisted

Situation Overview

12 Jun 2018 description

Highlights

213 undocumented Afghans returned from Pakistan

9,162 undocumented Afghans returned from Iran

15,325 total returns from Pakistan since 01 Jan 2018

335,604 total returns from Iran since 01 Jan 2018

98% of returnees from Pakistan (208 individuals) assisted

4% of returnees from Iran (324 individuals) assisted

128 Unaccompanied Migrant Children (UMC) from Iran and 2 UMC from Pakistan were assisted.

42 Medical Cases (MC) from Iran assisted

Return from Iran

11 Jun 2018 description

By Khaleeq Kiani

ISLAMABAD: The river flows have improved for now with river Kabul in high floods but drought-like conditions have already hit most parts of the country, affecting Kharif crops.

06 Jun 2018 description

By Khaleeq Kiani

ISLAMABAD: The drought-like conditions prevailing in the country since the start of the Kharif season two months ago showed early signs of fading on Monday as temperatures rose to the highest level in 10 years in the catchment areas.

The temperatures in Skardu increased suddenly to 32 degree Celsius — highest in 10 years — resulting in swift snow melting and increased river flows.

04 Jun 2018 description

Highlights

252 undocumented Afghans returned from Pakistan

15,205 undocumented Afghans returned from Iran

15,112 total returns from Pakistan since 01 Jan 2018

311,117 total returns from Iran since 01 Jan 2018

91% of returnees from Pakistan (229 individuals) assisted

4% of returnees from Iran (611 individuals) assisted

Return from Pakistan

01 Jun 2018 description

The Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) is a semi-autonomous tribal region in northwestern Pakistan, consisting of seven tribal agencies (districts) and six frontier regions, and are directly governed by Pakistan's federal government through a special set of laws called the Frontier Crimes Regulations (FCR). It borders Pakistan's provinces of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan to the east and south, and Afghanistan's provinces of Kunar, Nangarhar, Paktia, Khost and Paktika to the west and north.

30 May 2018 description

Executive summary

Between March and April 2018, the United Nations Country Team (UNCT) in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) in cooperation with various international and non-governmental organizations (NGOs), conducted a Multi-cluster/sector Initial Rapid Assessment (MIRA) to gather information on the current migrant and refugee situation, identify needs and gaps and inform the planning and coordination of the immediate UN response. Below are outlined the key findings of the MIRA assessment and recommendations for further action.

Key findings

30 May 2018 description

By Saleem Shahid

QUETTA: In a bid to overcome drought in some districts of the province, the Balochistan government has decided to use cloud seeding and artificial rain technology, a practice successfully used in drought-hit regions of the world.

Initially, the project will cater to needs of an area of 10,000 square kilometres in Gwadar district, where the catchment of four dams is located.

28 May 2018 description

Context and Background

The Government of Afghanistan continues to struggle to obtain full control over its national territory, with the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) considering some 45 districts of Afghanistan as fully or partially under the control of Armed Opposition Groups (AOGs) and a further 118 district as contested and regularly falling in and out of government control.

28 May 2018 description

Context and Background

The Government of Afghanistan continues to struggle to obtain full control over its national territory, with the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) considering some 45 districts of Afghanistan as fully or partially under the control of Armed Opposition Groups (AOGs) and a further 118 district as contested and regularly falling in and out of government control.

28 May 2018 description

Context and Background

The Government of Afghanistan continues to struggle to obtain full control over its national territory, with the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) considering some 45 districts of Afghanistan as fully or partially under the control of Armed Opposition Groups (AOGs) and a further 118 district as contested and regularly falling in and out of government control.

28 May 2018 description

Context and Background

The Government of Afghanistan continues to struggle to obtain full control over its national territory, with the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) considering some 45 districts of Afghanistan as fully or partially under the control of Armed Opposition Groups (AOGs) and a further 118 district as contested and regularly falling in and out of government control.

28 May 2018 description

Context and Background

The Government of Afghanistan continues to struggle to obtain full control over its national territory, with the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) considering some 45 districts of Afghanistan as fully or partially under the control of Armed Opposition Groups (AOGs) and a further 118 district as contested and regularly falling in and out of government control.

28 May 2018 description

Highlights

286 undocumented Afghans returned from Pakistan

14,431 undocumented Afghans returned from Iran

14,860 total returns from Pakistan since 01 Jan 2018

299,158 total returns from Iran since 01 Jan 2018

96% of returnees from Pakistan (275 individuals) assisted

5% of returnees from Iran (792 individuals) assisted

Return from Pakistan