Pakistan: North Waziristan Displacements Situation Report No. 8 (as of 24 July 2014)



  • As of 22 July, PDMA reported 995,515 people (92,702 families) registered as displaced from North Waziristan. Forty-nine families returning from Afghanistan were registered in Kurram Agency. Other registration points are closed.

  • As of 23 July, NADRA reviewed the registration data of 90,039 families; 52,986 families (59 per cent) were verified while 37,053 families (41 per cent) were rejected.

  • Appropriate alternate shelter for the displaced families living in school buildings is needed before 15 August as schools start in September. The number of schools used as temporary shelter increased from 1,209 to 1,404; of the schools occupied, 80 per cent are in Bannu.

  • Starting 26 July, a two-stage survey of 555 households will be conducted to determine the average family size.

  • The Department of Homes and Internal Affairs KP now requires No-Objection Certificates (NOC) from national and international staff, which requires seven days to process.

  • Priority needs remain around food, health, protection, and water, sanitation and hygiene activities. Urgent funding resources are needed to continue scaling up the humanitarian response.


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