Spin Qamar village is a far flung area in South Waziristan Agency with over 30,000 population. TDPs have recently returned to the area, which was affected during the crisis. Two grand dialogues were organized during which 700 community members participated. They identified their basic critical infrastructure needs; irrigation channel to resume agriculture and drinking water supply schemes. The events were also attended by community elders and representatives of government agencies. The initiative is taken under a four years project funded by the Government of Germany and financed by KfW to support Reintegration and Rehabilitation for Temporarily Displaced Persons (TDPs) in FATA.
The project is implemented by SRSP with the support extended by FATA secretariat.
A UN Mission including UNDP, EU, UNICEF, FAO, DFID, DEVCO and SDC was in South Waziristan Agency, yesterday. The mission was on a visit to various schemes supported with funds from their agencies. The visit included two sites, where SRSP as an implementing partner had conducted interventions. This included food distribution point under the WFP funded project where the delegation was briefed regarding the mechanism of the project. The mission visited Government Middle School Fateh Sher Kot Ghurlama, where SRSP had rehabilitated school infrastructure under UNDP funded FATA Recovery Programme. Community Members presented their work to the mission. The mission acknowledged SRSP’s efforts in the development of the area.
Launching ceremony of the project “Aid to Uprooted People in
Pakistan (AUP) held at Governor’s House Peshawar KP. The EU funded
project AUP is being implemented in five agencies of the Federally
Administered Tribal Area (FATA) including Khyber, Kurram, Orkazai,
North Waziristan and South Waziristan Agencies. The total duration of
the project is five years. The objective of the project is to
“Facilitate the reintegration of FATA TDPs by creating a favorable
environment for their return”. The event was attended by Additional
Chief Secretary FATA, Ambassador of the European Union to Pakistan,
Head of Economic Cooperation and Development of German Embassy,
Chairman of Rural Support Programmes Network, Representatives of UN
the agencies i.e: UNHCR, WFP, UNFPA, GIZ, UNICEF, KFW. At the
occasion Political Agents of all five agencies were also present.