1.0 Executive Summary
The Inter-agency Rapid Assessment is a broad analysis of the off-camp IDPs arriving from Khyber Agency into the districts of Peshawar, Nowshera and Kohat in KP in the first quarter of 2012.
The following report endeavours to provide a general summary of findings of key issue areas to enable the planning and rapid deployment of humanitarian initiatives for the benefit of the target IDPs their families and host communities in the assessed areas.
The findings are presented in sections which include, IDP Characteristics, Gender & Child, IDP Movements, IDP Origins and Tribes, Protection, Shelter, Food Health, WASH and Education, Sources of Income, Assistance Provided and IDP Needs.
The summary findings presented in this report are intended to provide a basis for intervention and are indicative and not representative due to the urgency of this growing crisis. The assessment was conducted as Key Informant Interviews in villages identified as key hosting areas for the Khyber IDPs and does not capture the entire displaced population.