So far around 6000 people have either been killed or injured due to landmines in Pakistan. “The government has no mechanism in place to collect data on landmines victims. Raza Shah said it was civil society’s responsibility to join hands with army and police and launch a mines risk education jointly.
Every single school in tribal districts lacks at least one basic facility, while there are schools which lack many facilities or have no facility at all.
As a result of the militants' insurgency and the subsequent efforts by the government to restore peace in the once troubled tribal agencies, thousands...
The people of North Waziristan tribal district have once again initiated protests in favour of demands after relaxation of lockdown by the government.
The federal government approved fund worth Rs1.16 billion for the second phase of reconstruction of war-torn Fata.The fund aimed at to rehabilitate small and medium businesses under a project titled ‘Economic Revitalization of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Fata’ (ERKF).The affected traders would be given financial assistance through Small and Medium Enterprises Authority (SMEDA).The government kicked off the second phase after it announced clearing militants from Fata.
SMEDA says all traders of tribal districts who suffered losses during militancy and military operations cannot be compensated with available funds.
With the return of temporarily displaced persons (TDPs) and their rehabilitation in FATA, different political parties have initiated preparations for the next year’s general elections.
The owners of damaged houses and properties on Friday held a protest demonstration in Bara Bazaar in favour of their demands.
Besides rehabilitation of people of tribal districts affected from militancy and displacement, efforts are continuing to provide them job opportunities.
The KP government has released Rs.4.4 billion for reconstruction of 700 structures damaged during militancy and military operations in merged districts.
Representatives of different parties have demanded the status of temporarily displaced persons (TDPs) for the affectees of Kokikhel in Rajgal, Tirah.
Experts in a panel discussion arranged by TNN said solarisation is direly needed in tribal districts, particularly in schools, mosques and hospitals.