Humanitarian Bulletin Pakistan Issue 23 | 16 January – 15 February 2014


  • Reports indicate that nearly all the 22,000 people who fled their villages in North Waziristan in January fearing security operations have returned home.

  • Health authorities have confirmed 11 new polio cases in north- western Pakistan this year. Partners are concerned that displacements from North Waziristan could result in the spread of the poliovirus to neighbouring districts.

  • Humanitarian partners are assessing whether the conditions for return in Kurram Agency are appropriate and determining the support that would be required by IDPs seeking to return.

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