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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.

22 Jul 2015 description

Heavy monsoon rains, the rapid melting of snow and outbursts from glacial lakes from 16 to 22 July 2015 have led to flash floods and the flooding of the Indus River in various locations across Pakistan. Chitral District in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has been badly hit with an estimated 285,000 people affected. Areas in Gilgit Baltistan, Punjab and Sindh are also affected. The Pakistan Army and Government authorities are providing immediate response. OCHA is in contact with provincial and national disaster management authorities, and continues to monitor the situation.

27 Feb 2015 description

SITUATION OVERVIEW

This dashboard reflects the cummulative achievements of the 2014 Preliminary Reponse Plan of North Waziristan Agency (NWA) diplacement.

12 Dec 2014 description

SITUATION OVERVIEW

Security related developments in North Waziristan Agency (NWA) in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) forced hundreds of thousands of people to leave their homes and move to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) and other locations commencing 22 May 2014.

12 Sep 2014 description

SITUATION OVERVIEW

Security related developments in North Waziristan Agency (NWA) in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) forced hundreds of thousands of people to leave their homes and move to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) and other locations since 22 May 2014.

05 Sep 2014 description

Highlights

  • As of 1 September, PDMA reported 1,016,559 people (97,469 families) registered as displaced from North Waziristan Agency. All registration points are closed, except in Kurram Agency, where population returning from Afghanistan are being registered.

  • As the schools open after the summer break, humanitarian partners and the authorities are making arrangements for people to move to alternate locations.

08 Aug 2014 description

Highlights

• On 8 August, the authorities reported another expected outflow from North Waziristan based on an extension of the operation into other areas where some people had remained.

• As of 7 August, PDMA reported 1,000,428 people (95,109 families) registered as displaced from North Waziristan Agency. All registration points except in Kurram Agency are closed.

24 Jul 2014 description
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Highlights

  • 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.

17 Jul 2014 description

This report is produced by OCHA Pakistan in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It was issued by OCHA Pakistan. It covers the period from 10 to 16 July 2014. The next report will be issued on or around 23 July.

Highlights

  • Registration was extended in Bannu and Peshawar until the end of 15 July for those families unable to register earlier. Registration in Kurram Agency, FATA continues.

09 Jul 2014 description

This report is produced by OCHA Pakistan in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It was issued by OCHA Pakistan. It covers the period from 4 to 9 July 2014. The next report will be issued on or around 16 July.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Registration has re-opened for those families who could not register earlier for a variety of reasons. Grievance desks have been established to facilitate families with documentation issues.

03 Jul 2014 description

This report is produced by OCHA Pakistan in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It was issued by OCHA Pakistan. It covers the period from 1 to 3 July 2014. The next report will be issued on or around 9 July.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Registration has re-opened for those families who could not register earlier for a variety of reasons.

  • Grievance desks have been established to facilitate the families with documentation issues.

27 Jun 2014 description

Highlights

  • With almost no new displacements since 24 June the number of people displaced from North Waziristan Agency (NWA) remains at over 457,000 people, with more than 74 per cent of them women and children.

  • Over 90,000 people went from NWA to Khost province of Afghanistan. Unverified reports indicate that another approximately 10,000 people are in Paktika province.

  • Humanitarian partners are supporting the Government in provision of life-saving assistance to the IDPs.

25 Jun 2014 description

Highlights

  • The Government has imposed curfew on North Waziristan – Bannu road, as such, no new registrations have taken place since 24 June. The number of people displaced from North Waziristan Agency (NWA) remains at over 455,000 people, with more than 74 per cent of them women and children.

  • Humanitarian partners are supporting the Government in provision of life-saving assistance to the IDPs.

24 Jun 2014 description

Highlights

  • The number of people displaced from North Waziristan Agency (NWA) has increased to over 455,000 people, with over 74 per cent of those displaced, women and children. Over 380,000 people have been displaced in just over a week, following the launch of the Government’s security operations on 15 June.

  • The Government is providing cash grants IDPs as they register, along with other assistance. Humanitarian partners are providing food and health support while preparing to scale up the response.

15 Oct 2013 description

Following two powerful earthquakes experienced in Balochistan Province on 24 and 28 September 2013, 11 non-governmental organizations conducted an assessment through 296 key informant interviews in 296 villages from 30 September to 4 October to determine humanitarian needs in the affected areas.

30 May 2013 description

SITUATION OVERVIEW

An estimated 1.5 million people in southern Pakistan are still highly vulnerable and require humanitarian assistance as they try and recover from the impact of the 2012 monsoon floods, according to humanitarian partners. The flood-affected people need livelihoods, shelter, health, nutrition, water, sanitation and hygiene support.

Three consecutive years of flooding have only compounded the existing vulnerability of people living in hazard prone areas who are extremely poor and underdevelopment of their locations.

28 May 2013 description

The Gilgit-Baltistan region in Pakistan’s far north is known for its beauty, its mountains and its isolation. It is home to five of the 14 mountains in the world that reach higher than 8,000 metres. Its first road link to the rest of the country was only established in 1978, and access can still be cut by snowfall, avalanches or floods.

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02 May 2013 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Government authorities and humanitarian partners in Balochistan are responding to the humanitarian needs of an estimated 30,000 people affected by the 7.8-magnitude earthquake that struck the border region of Iran and Pakistan on 16 April.

  • Humanitarian partners have conducted capacity-building workshops on disaster preparedness and management for over 100 government and military officials involved in emergency response in flood-prone districts.