IOM - Humanitarian Assistance Programme (HAP) Weekly Report (17 - 23 April 2019)
Natural disaster Assessment and Response Update:
Total number of families verified: 2,977
Total number of families assisted: 1,953
Ongoing and Planned distribution: 1024
Joint assessment teams consisting of IOM, SCI, WFP/PAT, DACCAR, ACTED ANDMA, DoRR and ARCS assessed Khwaja Sabz Posh and Maimana districts. The teams identified 796 families, In addition; four persons were killed one sustained injury in Khawaja Sabzposh. IOM distributed household items, blankets, clothing module, emergency shelter kits and family tents while ANDMA and SCI distributed food items and emergency shelter repair kits.
ARCS conducted assessment in Shreen Tagab and Dawlat Abad districts that are inaccessible for other humanitarian partners, 1,157 families (686 houses destroyed, 471 severely damaged), ARCS distributed NFIs while ANDMA distributed food items.
Due to inaccessibility issues; ARCS initially agreed to assess Almar, Qaysar, Andkhoi, Qaramqul and Pashtoonkot districts but due to limited resources they were not able to cover the caseload, hence joint assessment team consisting of IOM, SCI, ACTED and DACAAR initiated assessment, So far 1,024 families were verified for humanitarian assistance while the assessment is still on-going.
Total number of families verified: 430
Total number of families assisted: 278
Ongoing and Planned distribution: 152
ANDMA reported damages to an unknown number of houses due to flooding in the morning of 04 April in Kishim and Darayem districts, the initial report also indicated damages and blockage of the road to some village in the district center. Two assessment teams consisting of IOM, ANDMA and WFP assessed the damages in Kishim district while the second team consisting of ANDMA, ACTED and WFP assessed damages in Darayem district. 241 families verified in several villages of Kishim district needing humanitarian assistance. IOM distributed, household items, blankets and emergency shelter while ANDMA distributed food items. In addition, 37 families verified affected in Darayem district, IOM distributed NFIs and ANDMA covered food needs of the affected families. While ARCs initiated the assessment of the affected families in Teshken district, 152 families were found eligible for humanitarian assistance, ARCs will distribute NFIs and WFP will cover food needs of the affected families.