Activities in Various Sectors

Shelter

SRSP due to its significant contribution in the shelter provision to the disaster affected community plays a vital and central role in Shelter Cluster KP/FATA. SRSP also carries the membership of Shelter Technical Working Group (TWG) committee. SRSP responded both Man-made and natural disasters such as;

  • Rebuilding of 62,400 houses in a community driven programme after the earthquake of 2005.
  • Construction of a total of 7,152 transitional shelter in partnership with UNHCR.
  • In North Waziristan Humanitarian response, SRSP through its mobile teams distributed tents on need basis and onward pitching.

SRSP in collaboration with UNHCR Technical section Peshawar is working on new a Shelter Prototype similar to IKEA. The prototype has been developed on demo in UNHCR sub office Peshawar for testing and review.
Education

  • Community based schools with 60% enrolment of girls;
  • Reconstruction and rehabilitation of government schools in Swat thus increasing enrollment.
  • Over 30,000 population in 16 union councils of Haripur and Mansehra are being made aware of Article 25-a (Alif Ailaan);
  • Trained over 3,191 PTCs (13,573 men and women members) and facilitated in development of School Improvement Plans.

Non-Food Items (NFIs)

  • Non Food Items provided to households during the IDP crisis.
  • Distribution of Non Food Items and tents in the floods affected areas of KP (UNHCR & Others).
  • Likewise NFIs, 30374 families were also facilitated for food items in 8 districts during Flood.

Water Sanitation and Hygiene

    Individuals from both IDPs and Host were facilitated by WASH projects with the support of UNICEF targeting both Conflict and Flood affected communities.
    Host and IDPs were facilitated in district Bannu after North Waziristan emergency by installation of Hand pumps, Latrines construction & 7 Drinking Water Schemes with PHE department.

Protection

Protection Cluster covers a series of interventions that SRSP has been doing mainly with UNHCR. A specialized team has been developed having sound expertise over the protection issues and its mechanism. Below are some of the achievements

  • Registration of families.
  • De-registeration during their Voluntary Return. SRSP has developed online MIS and issues system generated Voluntary Return Form (VRF). A specialized registration team has been trained in collaboration with UNHCR.
  • Grievances of families were recorded and further disseminated with UNHCR and NADRA for mitigation.
  • Families were facilitated for MRE, Awareness sessions, Legal Documentation etc during post return protection monitoring.

Logistics Services

  1. Warehouse Management: It has been part of SRSP disaster response strategies since 2005. In 2009, SRSP took over the responsibility of managing UNHCR warehouses in KP province and the activities conducted so far are worth 112 USD million. SRSP also managed 3 Warehouses, 5 Rub halls and 3 Transit/Return centers throughout KP & FATA.
  2. Supplies of Relief Goods: The supplies of all these lifesaving items were transported by SRSP from the donor warehouses to SRSP distribution hubs and further distribution to end beneficiaries. EVIs/PWSNs have been facilitated by supplying the items at their door steps through mobile distribution teams.

Health and Hygiene

Health has been remained a major component in most of the projects SRSP implemented during humanitarian crisis. Under Women protection projects The recent one is UNFPA women protection project in Bannu that in solely implemented in BHUs. Both IDPs and Host have been facilitated for health related issues and their referrals for further . It also includes provision of medicines on need basis.
In addition, SRSP also contributed in the provision of Medicines to FDMA established health facility at Bakka Khel IDPs Camp in FR Bannu. The Camps serves around 3000 families of North Waziristan Agency.

Community Restoration (CoRe)

Since the humanitarian operations, SRSP was able to form and strengthen Community Organizations (CO). The Cluster encompasses 2 components mainly;

Infrastructure Schemes

Rehabilitation of community based infrastructure in mainly Earth Quake and Flood affected areas. Schemes include drinking water, link roads etc. These Schemes were constructed as Recovery and Restoration efforts both in areas of disaster while in IDPs context; it also covered the areas of displacement for host communities.
Currently, SRSP is working on Rehabilitation and construction of DWSS, Street pavements etc. with UNDP and UNICEF in North Waziristan IDPs hosting areas.

Livelihood Enhancement Trainings:

As part of recovering coping mechanism and empowerment of affected communities, SRSP provides livelihood skills development trainings for IDPs both in Camps and hosting areas.

Gender and social inclusion

Women and children are most vulnerable segment in post disaster situations and SRSP is extremely sensitive on gender issues and challenges in humanitarian operations that is why Gender has remained the cross cutting theme of all the projects. It has noted that 46% (UNHCR statistics) of the total displaced population are women while SRSP through its humanitarian operations responded them accordingly looking into their specific needs.
Special arrangements have been made for females and PWSN throughout SRSP’s facilitation points in KP and FATA. They are assisted on priority basis in a very dignified manner. SRSP has been working with UNFPA focusing on women.
More specifically;

  • Women Community Organizations (WCOs) formed in the affected areas.
  • Awareness sessions on legal Documentation, Health, Education and projection for women.
  • Women trained in livelihood enhancement trainings.
  • Psycho social support for women.
  • Dignity/Hygiene kits distribution.
  • Medical Treatment and further referrals for Women and adoclescent girls in Women Friendly Health Spaces (WFHS).