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14 May 2018 description
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Key issues in the past week:

• Around 500 houses were damaged or destroyed by three earthquakes that shook Afghanistan.

• More than 15,000 people have been verified as having migrated to Hirat due to the drought.

• Partners of the Health Cluster reached more than 60,000 people in the past week.

• More than 14,000 people received emergency aid from UN Agencies, NGOs and authorities.

14,560
New IDPs reported in the past week

14,100
People assisted in the past week

30 Jan 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

In 2017, South Asia was impacted by large-scale natural and human-caused disasters.

01 Dec 2017 description
report CARE

This report, the result of internal research by CARE International, argues that partnerships in humanitarian response not only meet lifesaving needs but can also address gender inequalities. Based on the review of five recent emergency responses, the report explores which partnership models and practices can best foster gendertransformative humanitarian action.

Gender dimensions

20 Oct 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • GoP program assists more than 262,600 displaced households to return to FATA

  • Seasonal monsoon rains and flooding in August result in more than 160 deaths countrywide

  • USAID provides nearly $9.4 million in additional multi-sector humanitarian assistance

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

18 Sep 2017 description
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Countrywide Conflict Displacement

From 1 January to 16 September 2017, 250,985 people have fled their homes due to conflict in Afghanistan. This is more than 21,000 people more than reported in the previous week, notably due to verification of earlier reports and assessments of displaced families.

11 Sep 2017 description
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Countrywide Conflict Displacement

From 1 January to 10 September 2017, 229,112 people fled their homes due to conflict, up by more than 5,238 people compared to the previous week. A total of 30 out of 34 provinces continue to record some level of forced displacement.

04 Sep 2017 description

Highlights:

  • Total displacement in Afghanistan this year has reached more than 223,000 people.
    Intensified military operations in Chardarah district, Kunduz, displaced around 5,200 people, according to first reports.

  • Following flash floods, 221 families have been identified to receive assistance in Laghman, Kunar and Nangarhar. 130 families have already received assistance in a joint response.

04 Sep 2017 description
report The Guardian

So far this year, at least 140 million people across 37 countries have been left in need of humanitarian aid. But most of them will not get it

28 Aug 2017 description

Highlights

  • Last week, more than 10,300 people have been displaced across Afghanistan, bringing the total number of displaced people to more than 212,000.

  • More than 20,000 people reportedly have been displaced from Ghormach district to villages within the same district, other districts in Faryab Province and to Maymana City.

  • Some 7,000 people displaced within Hilmand are reportedly living in dire conditions in Greshk, Nahr-e-Saraj. Due to insecurity, humanitarian partners have no access to these families.

23 Aug 2017 description

KARACHI: A maximum of 41 millimetres of rainfall that the city received late Monday night coupled with gusty winds wreaked havoc on the power supply system and municipal infrastructure as electrocution, falling billboard and roof collapse incidents left at least 19 people dead in different areas before another heavy spell of rain hit the metropolis late Tuesday evening.

14 Aug 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • GoP repatriation program assists nearly 260,000 displaced households to return to FATA

  • Recent polio vaccination campaigns reach 92 percent of targeted children countrywide

  • Flooding results in nearly 50 deaths and displaces at least 11,200 people

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

14 Aug 2017 description
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Highlights:

  • From January to 13 July 2017, nearly 193,000 people have been displaced by conflict in Afghanistan, up by 10,000 compared with the previous week.

  • All 3,200 displaced people who fled Mirzawolang village to Sar-e-Pul City after the recent attack on their village are being assisted with cash, food and emergency household items.

  • An eight-month project aimed at integrating 24,000 undocumented Afghan returnees from Pakistan was launched in Jalalabad, Nangarhar, by DRC-DDG with funding from the Canadian Government.

31 Jul 2017 description

Countrywide Conflict Displacement

From January to end of July, more than 173,000 people were driven from their homes in Afghanistan due to conflict, up by 5,400 people from last week. Overall, displacements are around 15 per cent less compared to the same period in 2016. Currently, families have been displaced from 255 out of 399 districts and sought safety and shelter in 172 districts. More than 70 humanitarian organizations are providing assistance to displaced families across the country.

13 Jul 2017 description

Intikhab Hanif

LAHORE: At least 12 people were killed in different incidents on Wednesday as torrential rain pounded Sialkot, Jhelum and Kasur regions that led to flooding in stormwater channels of the Chenab and Ravi rivers.

It also rained in several other cities in north-eastern Punjab, including Lahore, and upper parts of the country.

The Met department said the current spell of rain would last for only a couple of days but another monsoon system would begin producing rain in the country on July 15.

09 Jul 2017 description
  1. Rivers Flow Situation Reported by Flood Forecasting Division. All rivers are flowing at Normal Level. Flows are likely to increase significantly in Rivers Ravi, Chenab & Jhelum along with associated Nullahs from 10th July 2017. Details at Annex A.

10 Jun 2017 description

Chapter 1

Provincial Disaster Management Authority

To cater to the challenges and manage the disaster in more professional manner, the Provincial Disaster Management Commission (PDMC) and Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) were established. The Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa established PDMC and PDMA on 27 October, 2008 to promote swift and better disaster preparedness and management within the province.