Humanitarian Health Action

Pakistan: North Waziristan internally displaced people (IDPs)

WHO/Pakistan
Areas with a high concetratin of IDPs in Bannu district

14 July 2014 -- The total number of displaced poeople is 929 859 individuals and 80 302 families (74% are women and children). The health of these people are at a high risk due to overcrowding, poor living conditions, insecurity, psychosocial distress and exposure to new environment and risk factors. The disease early warning system has reported an increase of Acute Watery Diarrhea (AWD) cases from 29% to 41%, Acute Respiratory Infections (ARI) cases have shown a gradual decrease but Fever cases have increased by 6% since the influx. There is a dire need for Diarrhea Treatment Centers (DTCs).

Health Cluster partners in Pakistan

17 February 2014 -- Map on Health Cluster partners working in FATA and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

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