“No Place to Call Home” for Pakistan's Displaced People

IDPs in the Federally Administrated Tribal Areas have escaped violence but face new challenges, with child malnutrition, diseases such as measles and meningitis, and poor living conditions


UN records highest number of Afghan civilian casualties in 2014

Current projections indicate that 2014 will be the first year that the civilian casualty count will pass 10,000 civilian casualties since UNAMA began its reports.


Thousands receive humanitarian assistance in the Highlands region

More than 170 families in the villages of Piki, Lumbi and Tutam, in Imbonggu district of the Southern Highlands province, were provisioned with shelter and essential items - the humanitarian situation a result of alleged police raids in July.


Disaster-induced deaths triple in Asia-Pacific

Published by ESCAP, the Statistical Yearbook for Asia and the Pacific 2014 states that the increase in deaths during the past decade is largely due to a handful of extreme disasters.

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