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28 Dec 2015 description

From 18 December to 24 December, 633 families returned to North Waziristan Agency.
Returns to other agencies are on hold for the winter season. To date 141,500 families have returned to FATA since March 2015, including registered and unregistered families. WFP started providing food assistance to returned IDPs in North Waziristan on 11 December and has distributed 612 metric tons of food to 6,539 families, of which 292 were female headed households.

28 Dec 2015 description

Overview

On 26 December 2015, a 6.3 magnitude earthquake struck Afghanistan and Pakistan. The epicenter of the quake was in the remote Afghan province of Badakhshan, close to the border with Pakistan and Tajikistan.

21 Dec 2015 description

From 11 December to 17 December, 435 families returned to NWA and 76 mixed-tribes families returned to Khyber Agency. Returns to other agencies are on hold for the winter season. To date 140,903 families have returned to FATA since March 2015, which includes both registered and unregistered families.

17 Dec 2015 description
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From 4 December to 10 December, 945 families returned to NWA and 307 mixed-tribes families returned to Khyber Agency. Returns to other agencies are on hold for the winter season. To date 140,392 families have returned to FATA since March 2015, which includes both registered and unregistered families.

10 Dec 2015 description

From 27 November to 3 December, 546 families returning to NWA. Mixed-tribe returns to Khyber agency began on 30 November to Aka Khel, Qamber Khel, and Malik Khel. Returns to other agencies are on hold for the winter season. To date 138,185 families have returned to FATA since March 2015, which includes both registered and unregistered families.

07 Dec 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• 280 dead after 7.5 magnitude earthquake strikes Pakistan.

• Health and education concerns for vulnerable children in quake-affected areas.

• CERF allocation to support 45,000 families of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas with lifesaving health, water, sanitation, shelter, protection, food, education, and nutrition services.

• Cash Transfer Programming offers freedom and dignity of choice in humanitarian crises.

QUAKE FIGURES

Casualties 280

Houses Damaged 107,389

30 Nov 2015 description

The week of 20 November saw 369 families returning to NWA Returns to the twenty five newly de-notified villages in NWA have not begun. Mixed-tribe returns to Khyber agency are planned to resume on 30 November. Returns to other agencies are on hold for the winter season. To date 137,639 families have returned to FATA since March 2015, which includes both registered and unregistered families.

23 Nov 2015 description

NWA returns continue with 584 families returning last week. Twenty five new villages have been denotified in NWA in Mirali, Miran Shah, Ghulam Khan, and Spinwam tehsils. The authorities hope to return 12,000 to 14,000 families to this area before 31 December. Returns to other agencies have largely stopped as the end of Phase II coincides with the winter season. To date 137,270 families have returned to FATA since March 2015, which includes both registered and unregistered families.

17 Nov 2015 description

As in the previous weeks, the returns NWA continue to slow with only 358 families returning during this reporting period. Returns to other agencies have stopped and will likely resume only after the winter season. To date 133,460 families have returned to FATA since March 2015, including both registered and unregistered families.

12 Nov 2015 description

This week 420 families returned to NWA. As was the case last week, there were no returns to any other agency. Phase II of the returns have largely finished for the season and it is likely that the coming weeks will reflect the current trend, with relatively small numbers returning to NWA only. To date 132,107 families have returned to FATA since March 2015, including both registered and unregistered families.

11 Nov 2015 description

Overview

The earthquake affected areas in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (KP) and the Federally Administered Tribal Areas remain the focus of relief efforts. The region will continue to receive rain and snowfall in the coming week. The number of damaged houses continues to rise as assessments continue. In KP 31 percent of the fatalities were women and 38 per cent children.

Needs

06 Nov 2015 description
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Overview

Khyber - Pakhtunkhwa (KP) and the Federally Administered Tribal Areas were the most affected districts in the earthquake, and are the focus of relief activities.

The se areas received heavy showers and some snowfall during the week, compounding the hardship of the affected population.

05 Nov 2015 description

SUMMARY

  • A complete NGO Capacity Assessment (CA) tool kit was developed based on a consultative process with PHPF stakeholders, and is included in the 2015 PHPF Country Operational Manual

  • Of 145 invited NGOs, 88 submitted due diligence documents and applied for CA process. A total 84 NGOs (65 national, 19 international) have successfully passed the process.

03 Nov 2015 description

Situation Overview

The number of houses reported damaged by the earthquake is increasing considerably as more information becomes available on difficult to access areas. The Government estimates that over 59,000 houses have been damaged, of which 85 per cent are in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and 14 per cent are in FATA. The districts of Chitral, Shangla, Swat, and Upper and Lower Dir are the worst affected, and account for nearly 70 per cent of the houses damaged across the country.

02 Nov 2015 description

To date 131,797 families have returned to FATA since March 2015, including both registered and unregistered families. Returns to Khyber, SWA, Kurram, and Orakzai have largely finished for the season, with no new returns reported in the last two weeks. It is expected that returns to these agencies will begin again following the winter season. Returns to NWA may continue intermittently in the coming weeks.

02 Nov 2015 description

ABSTRACT

The report summarizes the findings of the InterCluster Assessment mission carried out to the denotified areas of Kurram Agency from where over 22,000 families have been displaced due to security operations as well as sectarian conflict since 2008.
The mission found the conditions generally conducive for returns but identified needs for rehabilitation of basic facilities and livelihood.

1. Background