Pakistan

ACTED has been present and registered in Pakistan since 1995, with active presence in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province, in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas, Sindh and Punjab provinces. ACTED Pakistan has been responding to emergencies caused by conflicts and natural disasters, notably focusing on food security and livelihood opportunities, while supporting their recovery and investing the development sectors.

Context of the mission

Pakistan is one of the most disaster prone countries in the world and frequently experiences multiple disasters at any given time – flood, drought, and earthquake. Over the last few years, the Province of Sindh has been repeatedly affected by both floods and drought, further affecting the food security and livelihood opportunities.

The displacement of populations due to insecurity and natural disasters has been a major humanitarian concern for the past few years in Pakistan. The northwest of Pakistan and the regions bordering Afghanistan (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province and the Federally Administered Tribal Areas) have been and are affected by large scale displacements due to the complex emergency. In 2014, over one million people were displaced from North Waziristan Agency and Khyber Agency and many remain in displacement or have recently returned.

ACTED in Pakistan

In 2016, ACTED provided 1,153,580 crises-affected people with assistance and protection supporting their basic human right to life with dignity. 89,353 people were assisted through access to income generation and/or wealth creation activities for supporting their recovery and building their resilience. 26,629 individuals were assisted through disaster mitigation activities, while 297,047 crises affected people were provided integrated multi-sectoral assistance – shelter; water, sanitation and hygiene; food security and livelihood assistance.

Current projects

Meeting the Emergency and Early Recovery Needs of Displaced Households to Support Sustainable Returns to FATA

Closing the gap: Educating marginalised girls in Sindh and FATA

National Water Resources Management – Phase II

CAWI Resilience Programme (CRP) – Implementation phase 2

Responding to IDP emergencies in KP/FATA – Phase III

Consortium for Natural Disaster Preparedness, Response and Recovery in Pakistan

Adolescent and Adult Learning and Training Program

Meeting the essential needs of displaced households to support sustainable returns to FATA

Meeting the Needs of Displaced Households

Market and employment for peace and stability

Sustainable solutions for women’s empowerment

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