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07 Feb 2019 description

Protracted conflicts, drought, earthquakes, floods, seasonal storms, and severe winter weather, compounded by limited government response capacity in some countries, present significant challenges to vulnerable populations in South Asia. Between FY 2009 and FY 2018, USAID’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA) and USAID’s Office of Food for Peace (USAID/FFP) provided humanitarian assistance in response to a diverse range of natural and man-made disasters in the region.

19 Jan 2018 description

Chronic conflicts, drought, earthquakes, floods, seasonal storms, and severe winter weather, compounded by limited government response capacity in some countries, present significant challenges to vulnerable populations in South Asia. Between FY 2008 and FY 2017, USAID’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA) and USAID’s Office of Food for Peace (USAID/FFP) provided humanitarian assistance in response to a diverse range of natural and man-made disasters in the region.

11 Oct 2016 description

Chronic conflicts, drought, earthquakes, floods, seasonal storms, and severe winter weather, compounded by limited government response capacity in some countries, present significant challenges to vulnerable populations in South Asia. Between FY 2007 and FY 2016, USAID’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA) and USAID’s Office of Food for Peace (USAID/FFP) provided humanitarian assistance in response to a diverse range of natural and man-made disasters in the region.

01 Nov 2012 description

Chronic conflict, earthquakes, recurrent seasonal storms, floods, droughts, and severe winter weather, as well as limited government response capacity, present significant challenges to vulnerable populations in South Asia. Between Fiscal Year (FY) 2003 and FY 2012, USAID’s Office of U.S.

21 Mar 2012 description

In this Edition:

Volunteer Training: Understanding Reception Centres

FOCUS:
A Global Initiative

• Earthquake Simulation in Pakistan
• A Child is the Key to Change
• Hike4Life: Scaling Kilimanjaro
• Risk Reduction in Lari Babaji
• Global ShakeOut Drill ‘The Pakistan Floods 2010’: A Video-Documentary by Faridoun Hemani

31 Jul 2010 description

Executive Summary

Overview

This summary document provides information about Office of Inspector General (OIG) oversight activities in Pakistan and Afghanistan since fiscal year 2003.

OIG has strengthened its focus in Pakistan since the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) reopened its mission in 2002. OIG has been providing oversight of USAID activities in Afghanistan since 2002 as well.

30 Jun 2010 description

Executive Summary

U.S. assistance to Pakistan is authorized by the Enhanced Partnership with Pakistan Act of 2009 (Public Law 111-73, 123 Stat. 2060). The act authorizes a total of $7.5 billion for fiscal years (FY) 2010 through 2014 to support programs for democratic, economic, and development assistance. The U.S.

30 Apr 2010 description

Overview

This summary document provides information about Office of Inspector General (OIG) oversight activities in Pakistan and Afghanistan since fiscal year 2003.

OIG has strengthened its focus in Pakistan since the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) reopened its mission in 2002 and since that year has been providing oversight of USAID activities in Afghanistan as well. OIG covers a wide spectrum of USAID programs in the two countries, covering such areas as relief and stabilization, reconstruction, sustainable development, education, and health care.

09 Apr 2010 description
report European Union

Co-operation Activities and EU Contribution (Million €)

1. Development Co-operation

1.1 Bilateral Projects: 269.30

1.2 Thematic Projects: 63.28

1.3 Projects under Instrument for Stability 14.20

Total EC Contribution Development Cooperation: 346.78

2. Economic Co-operation

2.1 Asia Wide projects: 1.89

Total EU Contribution for Economic Cooperation: 1.89

Total EC contribution in Pakistan: 348.67

31 Jan 2010 description

(Extract)

Providing food aid in remote mountainous areas of Afghanistan

Drought, famine, severe weather conditions and other climate change-induced hazards pose significant risks for most of Afghanistan, often adding to the impact of the global food crisis on local populations. Coupled with a volatile economy and labour market, these hazards leave isolated mountainous communities with restricted access to food.

31 Jan 2010 description

Executive Summary

Overview

This summary document provides information about Office of Inspector General (OIG) oversight activities in Pakistan and Afghanistan since fiscal year 2003.

OIG has strengthened its focus in Pakistan since the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) reopened its mission in 2002 and since that year has been providing oversight of USAID activities in Afghanistan as well.

16 Nov 2009 description

Los Angeles, CA - On November 20, 2007 the Interagency Standing Committee Guidelines on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Emergency Settings will be launched at the United Nations headquarters in New York. International Medical Corps is a co-sponsor of the launch and is proud to be one of the signatories on these guidelines that aim at providing the best possible care to survivors of conflict and disaster.

01 Oct 2009 description

U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
BUREAU FOR DEMOCRACY, CONFLICT, AND HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE (DCHA)

05 Aug 2009 description
report UN Children's Fund

Par Ann M. Veneman

En mars dernier lors d'une visite de terrain à Gaza après que la région ait été dévastée par les bombardements soutenus et le conflit, j'ai visité un centre de secours o=F9, grâce à l'art, les jeunes enfants étaient encouragés à exprimer leurs sentiments. On dit souvent qu'une image peut exprimer mille mots. Mais ce que j'ai vu, 'il n'y avait aucun mot pour le décrire.

Les jeunes enfants que j'ai rencontrés m'ont montré leurs dessins, dont beaucoup représentaient des roquettes visant leur maison.

16 Mar 2009 description

Pakistan, riven by political tensions in the last few days, has an ongoing need for food assistance which has deepened recently due to high food prices, conflict and natural disasters. In response, WFP is ramping up its programmes in 2009.

This year WFP aims to reach nine million beneficiaries in Pakistan, a country where 85 percent of the population live on an income of less than US$ 2 per day.

25 Feb 2009 description
report Operation Mercy

Some people live with the daily threat of earthquakes. In the Pakistani mountains, people are very familiar with the devastation that can follow a quake. The people cannot move anywhere else and so they need to face the challenges of their area. One way of being prepared before an earthquake comes, is by making sure that their buildings are safe.

Operation Mercy has been given the opportunity to assist the village people to build a school in a remote place in the mountains.

23 Feb 2009 description
  • Around 8:45 AM (03:48 UTC) an Earthquake of magnitude 5.8 (Pakistan Meteorological Department) hit the northern areas of Pakistan Administered Kashmir (PaK) with the epicentre 95 km NE of Islamabad on the borderline of PaK.
22 Feb 2009 description

ISLAMABAD, 22 February 2009 (IRIN) - Fear swept across many parts of Pakistan-administered Kashmir as an earthquake measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale hit its capital, Muzaffarabad, and surrounding areas just after 9am local time on 20 February.

21 Feb 2009 description

OVERVIEW

- A medium intensity earthquake struck the Kashmir Valley near Pakistan-India border on Friday, 20th February 2009 at 0849 hrs in the morning.

- No death was reported due to the earthquake.

- Five girls were injured in a school at Abbaspur, district Poonch due to panicky.

- Two health facilities are partially damaged due to the earthquake.

- Neelum Valley road is blocked due to landslide at Chiliana, Muzaffarabad.

- According to State Earthquake Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Authority (SERRA), 2 houses are damaged and 3 persons injured in Panjkot, district …