Updates from UN OCHA and from The Researchers
Posted by Administrator on June 19, 2009
Latest UN OCHA update highlights…
- The registration of some 1.9 million IDPs has so far been confirmed by Pakistani authorities, of whom about 260,000 IDPs are living in 27 camps and the remainder with host families.
- Concerns have been raised regarding the establishment of several spontaneous camps in Upper Dir, and the possibility of others to follow in areas not easily accessible by the humanitarian community.
- There are presently 10 Registration Centers and 34 Humanitarian Hubs, which distribute 47,000 MT of food and NFIs to IDPs living in and outside camps. Ten more distribution points are inside IDP camps.
- Precautionary measures have been taken in host communities to prevent any outbreak of acute watery diarrhea (AWD) and other illnesses that could occur with the upcoming monsoon season.