Our Projects To establish a prosperous, peaceful and productive society, FRD is engaged in services delivery both for long term development as well as humanitarian assistance. FRD works with various humanitarian and development actors and also receives support from Individual philanthropists and Public donations. Following is a brief description of our ongoing and completed activities.
- '31 December 2013'
Refugee Villages WATSAN Program and refugee schools rehabilitation UNHCR-funded schools in camps had been providing education to approx. 52,000 children, however, the condition of many school buildings posed a threat to the safety of children and also impeded learning due to insufficient maintenance during the past decade. There was a need to rehabilitate schools before winter so that the students could continue their education in those schools in a safe environment.
- '01 December 2013'
Tent Shelter Project New Durrani IDPs Camp, Kurram Agency Families living in New Durrani camp as a result of the military operation and militancy were exposed to harsh weather conditions, specially living inside the camp with the females, children, elderly and the persons with special needs were finding it very hard to cope with the conditions.
- '01 October 2013'
Social cohesion and peaceful co-existence through engagement of youth in Khyber Agency Under the RAHA program of UNHCR that was funded by the Japanese government, FRD implemented a project of social cohesion and peaceful co-existence between refugees and the hosting communities in Khyber Agency through engagement of youth and teenagers in sports and literary activities.
- '01 September 2013'
Rehabilitation of Public Schools at District Attock RAHA program of UNHCR aimed at increasing the asylum space and rehabilitation of infrastructure and resources that deteriorated by the presence of refugees in big numbers in various locations of Pakistan.
- '01 January 2013'
Site maintenance activities in two big IDP camps The Province of Khyber Pukhtoonkhwa had been hosting and continues to host hundreds of thousands of internally displaced people from various parts of FATA (Federally Administered Tribal Areas) and some parts of Khyber Pukhtoonkhwa. The IDPs had to adopt various coping strategies to deal with their displacement issues; the comparatively well off/ resilient families started living in hosting areas either with their relatives/friends or by getting a house on rent. On the other hand, the most vulnerable families had to take refuge in various IDP camps
- '20 November 2012'
Hygiene Promotion and Hygiene Kit Distribution project in affected villages of District Peshawar, Swabi and Mardan in KPK, Supported by: Danish Refugee Council Pakistan had been hosting to an enormous influx of refugees since long and by 2012 it was hosting approximately 1.7 million refugees, living mostly in refugee villages and urban areas. The majority of refugees had been living in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The unprecedented rains of July, 2010 and the subsequent flooding resulted in heavy loss of lives, property and infrastructure. The floods also endangered the refugee villages; it destroyed their livelihoods and infrastructure, caused displacement and also promoted unhygienic conditions.
- '01 November 2012'
Transitional Shelter Project for the returning IDPs Kurram Agency Kurram agency had been severely affected by series of military operations and outbreak of sectarian violence for the past many years, which resulted in heavy losses of infrastructure and livelihoods enforcing displacement of thousands of families. The returning IDPs were not in a position to reconstruct their damaged homes due to their vulnerability and lack of financial resources.
- '01 November 2012'
Provision of clean drinking water to the refugee hosting areas of Mohmand Agency Mohmand Agency had been hosting the Afghan refugees since late 70s. The population of the refugees varied at various times. Initially the refugee population used to live in two major refugee camps: Chanda refugee camp in Tehsil Halimzai and Ekka Ghund refugee camp in Tehsil Ekka Ghund, but with closure of the camps and repatriation of many families, the remaining families of refugees shifted to various villages around the camps.
- '01 October 2012'
Shelter repair kit project for returning IDPs of Orakzai Agency Orakzai Agency of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas of Pakistan had been witnessing a volatile security situation and active conflict for the last many years. The counter militancy measures, in the form of military operation, caused wide spread displacement throughout the agency. The displaced families resorted to take refuge in the IDP camps or in the host community in the surrounding areas of the agency.
- '15 August 2012'
Nahqi IDPs Camp Decommissioning The military operations in Mohmand Agency resulted in displacement of thousands of families from the areas of conflict. In order to accommodate and facilitate those IDPs, government decided to establish camps in two sites i.e. Danish kol in Tehsil Pandyali and Nahqi in Tehsil Halimzai.