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ACT Alliance Preliminary Appeal: Assistance to Conflict-Affected families in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province, Pakistan

Source: ACT Alliance - Switzerland - Thu, 24 May 2012 11:48 GMT
Author: Elisabeth Gouel
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Preliminary Appeal

 

Pakistan

 

Assistance to Conflict-Affected Families in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province: PAK121

Appeal Target: US$ 1,444,795

 

Geneva, 14 May 2012

Since January 2012, the acceleration of military operations against militants in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) and parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Province has caused large-scale displacements across the region.  The number of internally displaced persons (IDPs) has increased significantly over the past few weeks.

In mid-April, reports indicated that the total IDP population in FATA and KP reached 148,274 families. The IDPs have been settling mostly at off-camp locations in the districts of Peshawar, Kohat, and Nowsehra. With increasing hot weather the IDPs continue to face many hardships, particularly for those who come from cooler climates and face difficulty in adjusting. 

ACT Alliance members of the ACT Pakistan Forum, Church World Service Pakistan/Afghanistan (CWS-P/A), Norwegian Church Aid (NCA), Diakonie Katastrophenhilfe (DKH) and ICCO Kerk in Actie are coordinating their efforts.   The two requesting ACT member(s)/Forum are:        

  • Church World Service, Pakistan / Afghanistan (CWS P/A)
  • Norwegian Church Aid (NCA)

 

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