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Disaster Management

Humanitarian Architecture provides widespread cognition of Humanitarian efforts under the 4 agreed Principles; Humanity, Neutrality, Impartiality and Independence and that has been incorporated within SRSP’s Humanitarian programs. Through community driven integrated approach, SRSP build 62,000 houses in earthquake 2005, provieded relief items to over 85,000 families in devastating Flood 2009 and facilitating over 4 Million people in IDPs crisis through a series of life saving interventions.

SRSP’s Humanitarian Policies and Procedures are in accordance with “Minimum Humanitarian Sphere Standards” that is recognized internationally and acknowledged by Humanitarian Clusters. As acceptance of its services SRSP was chosen for International Humanitarian Response worldwide.

SRSP has partnered with diversified national and international donors including UNHCR, UNICEF, UNOCHA, UNFPA, UNDP, IKF, DFID, AusAID, GIZ, CIDA, PPAF, ICMC and many other private philanthropists thorough relief, recovery and rehabilitation phases. Humanitarian section has strong coordination with National and Provincial Govt Disaster Management Authorities for the smooth run of Humanitarian Operations in highly sensitive areas. Currently SRSP Humanitarian programmes has developed roots in South Waziristan, Mohmand, Bajaur, Kurram, Orakzai Agency, D.I.Khan, Tank, Kohat, Hangu, Nowshera, Buner, Peshawar and Bannu where major junk of the affected displaced population opted to reside.

 

Role of SRSP in Humanitarian Community

Over times, SRSP developed its extensive outreach and proved itself the integral part of Humanitarian exertions throughout KP and FATA both in man-made and natural disasters. SRSP through its learning adopted effective and creative strategies, that has been endorsed by all the humanitarian actors mainly through its newly developed distribution system and MIS. New ways and techniques have been introduced including online registration & De-registration of IDPs. In addition, SRSP Humanitarian section has developed online distribution system that has been used by all the Philanthropists in emergency due to its accuracy & efficiency.

Working in emergencies in the most sensitive areas where Military and other Security agencies are the main stakeholders and where winning trust of the local communities is the prime challenging task. The knowledge and experience of managing humanitarian operations have enabled SRSP structuring a good relationship, filling trust deficit and to respond to the disasters and assist the affected population in coping with the calamities.

SRSP Humanitarian section has responded to current North Waziristan Agency’s alarming situation abrupt that shows the organizational preparedness level, organized and staff capacity. Over 43,000 families were registered in 13 days by deploying 150 staff. The efforts were admired by FATA Disaster Management Authority (FDMA) and Local District Administration.

Following passages elaborate brief details of SRSP activities in various sectors under its humanitarian operations for various disasters affected population such as the earthquake 2005, floods 2010 and IDPs crises from 2009 to present. SRSP’s overall humanitarian contribution can be elaborated through its active role in Sub Clusters KP-FATA mentioned below.

Humanitarian Programme Structure

SRSP key strengths include a highly skilled, experienced and motivated core team that brings long years of national and international experience. The team, adhering to professional integrity and excellence, is placed at three levels including field, districts/regions and head office has an inherent capacity to respond to challenges related to rural development in fragile environments. SRSP operations are supported through closely affiliated Head, Regional, District, Project and Agency Offices based in all parts of KP and selected areas of FATA. At field level, SRSP biggest asset remains a very strong network of partners communities including men and women organizations spread across the province.

SRSP’s profile comprise public and private sector agencies, civil society organizations and a large number of donor institutions engaged in development.

Read More About Our Humanitarian Activities

Publications

IDP's from North Waziristan Agency 

IDP Testimonials

SRSP Response to Complex Emergencies in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and FATA