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19 Dec 2018 description

Current major event

Multidrug-resistant typhoid fever in Pakistan

Since November 2016, there has been an increase in the number of cases of multidrug-resistant Salmonella Typhoid (MDR S. Typhi) fever in Pakistan. Up to epiweek 48 of 2018 a total of 5,174 cases of MDR S. Typhi have been reported from different districts of Sindh province (please see table) in Pakistan.

Editorial note

03 Jul 2017 description

Feedback and Complaint Mechanisms (FCM) are an essential component of transparent and accountable humanitarian response. Action Against Hunger provides formal feedback channels in the majority of its country programs. To document good practices and lessons learned, a qualitative study was undertaken focused on the FCMs in use by Action Against Hunger in Pakistan and Uganda.

25 Jun 2009 description


45th Meeting

07 May 2009 description

Rome, 7 May 2009 - Following the disastrous 2005 earthquake in Pakistan, several humanitarian organizations came forward to help households who had lost their livestock to rebuild herds and flocks by providing replacement animals.

But most of the animal shelters in the affected areas had been destroyed, and there was also a major shortage of winter feed.

29 Jun 2006 description

The Government Offices have decided to contribute SEK 30 million to a new system for improving the international community's operations in humanitarian crises.

The system will also make it easier to initiate reconstruction efforts at an earlier stage. The leading humanitarian organisations have agreed to divide the responsibility for different types of operations among themselves.

30 Dec 2005 description

BRUSSELS - With a contribution of a 4 million euros from ECHO for Pakistan today, the European Commission (EC) has provided its largest contribution since 1992 - some 214 million euros - to the United Nations World Food Programme's (WFP) operations around the globe in its effort to save lives and feed the hungry poor.

21 Nov 2005 description
report GOAL

1. GOAL's cash for work scheme kicks off in Pakistan

28 Mar 2005 description

The International Rescue Committee has launched a blog that gives Web site visitors a new, more personal way of learning about IRC people and programs. The blog will feature contributions from IRC staff working in 25 countries around the world and some 20 refugee resettlement offices across the United States.

"IRCblog.org gives everyone on IRC's staff a chance to share their work and tell our story in their own words and pictures," says Kathleen Sands, the IRC's Web director.