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A new street connects communities in Quetta

Union Council Shahdenzai, Quetta, Balochistan   The day I arrived in Quetta, I met with the field team that would accompany me to the villages where UNDP Refugee Affected and Hosting Areas (RAHA) is working. After a brief introductory session, I asked the social mobiliser if he could find someomore

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Call Centre in Peshawar reaches out to the displaced persons in FATA

Due to insecurity and the recent on-going military operation, most of the internally displaced people (IDPs) from North Waziristan Agency (NWA) have taken refuge in host communities in the bordering districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province including Bannu, Lakki Marwat, Dera Ismail Khan, Hangu and Kmore

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Clean water quenches thirst in FATA

By Rahat Shinwari, Behaviour Change and Communication Officer The Khyber Agency, in the north of Pakistan’s Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), has suffered from numerous problems for decades. Not least of these is the fact that many residents lack access to clean drinking water as a result more

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Community constructs wall to protect against floods

Frigid winters and searing summers characterise the climate of Balochistan, sometimes making the area inhospitable. However, Balochistan is blessed with a unique environment for fruit production. The sight of a green patch may seem very rare but the land is very fertile. Known as the fruit basket ofmore

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Women's Organisation brings education to girls in Balochistan

“I want to become a teacher after completing my education,” says 9-year old Kulsoom, a student of fifth grade in the Government Girls Primary School, in Killi Sardar Nabi Bux, a village in Balochistan province. Her friend Nazima, 10, wants to become a doctor and serve her community. Only one year agmore