HANDS Emergency Response Plan for Internally Displaced Persons / Families of North Waziristan

Internal Displacement in northern areas

On June 15, Pakistan launched the military operation Zarb-e-Azb against militants in the troubled North Waziristan agency of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) that resulted in a temporary migration and relocation of displaced persons from the area of operation to safer locations.

Over 400,000 people have been displaced since the start of the military offensive against militants in North Waziristan, according to the FATA Disaster Management Authority (FDMA).  During the meeting with Ministry of SAFRON by HANDS team, officials told that number will increase in coming day.
·         Origin of IDPs:
o   Mir Ali
o   Miran Shah
o   Razmak
o   Data Khel

·         IDPs Movement:
Mostly IDPs are coming to District Bannu, while some 30 % goes towards District Lucky Marwat and Karak due to non-availability of shelters and personal contact with the community. We observed, that why IDPs are not staying in Camp. The reason is high temperature & heat of Tents IDPs is not want to go there. Otherwise, FDMA have arranged electricity and Water forBakka Khel Camp.

HANDS Emergency Response Plan for IDPs of NWA:

Considering the previous track record and reputation of HANDS in emergency response; HANDS was called by Ministry of SAFRON to extend the services. Considering the current situation in the area HANDS has shown the willingness with Government of Pakistan to start relief operations in affected areas through HANDS Peshawar office. HANDS has plan to provide emergency relief assistance to 25,000 families.

This program supports the provision of food, water, shelter, health care, nutrition and protection assistance to people affected by natural disasters and complex emergencies. In the current  situation in the North Waziristan, one of the FATA region, the displacement is towards the KP districts including the Bannu, Lakki Marwat, Tank and Dera Ismail Khan. The following plan is proposed includes immediate emergency relief and then extended short term plan.

 HANDS is seeking for financial assistance to provide the following packages to 25,000 affected population.

(1)  Mobile Medical Camps:
HANDS Pakistan will provide medical services through it trained health care providers. Rs. 112 (£0.7) is required to provide the quality healthcare to one IDP.

(2)  WASH
HANDS has the two Water Treatment Units- WTU ready to mobilize and provide the safe drinking water to affected population. Rs. 23. Per month are required to provide the safe drinking water to one displaced person.

(3)  NFI & Hygiene kit:
Considering the hygiene and protection issues and previous experiences of HANDS; Rs. 3,265 (£20.4) are required to provide the NFIs & Hygiene kit. One solar light and one jerry can will be provided under NFI package and hygiene kit package will be comprised of towel, nail cutter, comb, sanitary cloths& dental powder.

(4)  Cash for work to produce the relief goods
Most vulnerable households will be engaged for cash for work- CfW. Beneficiaries will be engaged for production of relief goods; i.e production of Neem soap, hand wash liquid, matts, cleaning of areas &  other interventions. Affected population will be engaged for 12 working days and wages @ PKR. 300 per day will be paid. PKR 3,600 is required to engage one beneficiary to provide the temporary employment opportunities.
Cumulative Requirement =+ (Unit cost is calculated for per family):
Unit Cost
Total Units
Cost PKR
Cost GBP
Mobile Medical Camps
Water Supply & Hygiene promotion (per family)
NFI & Hygiene kit
Cash for work to produce the relief goods including material cost

 Grand Total[i]

[i] Implementation & organizational overhead costs are included