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Anti-polio campaign postponed in Bajaur owing to security reasons

Date: 12 Feb, 2018

    Anti-polio campaign postponed in Bajaur owing to security reasons
The scheduled three-day anti-polio campaign starting today (Monday) has been postponed in Bajaur Agency due to security reasons, officials said here. Agency Health Officer Dr. Abdur Rahman said that...
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Three-day polio drive kicks off in KP, Fata

Date: 12 Feb, 2018

    Three-day polio drive kicks off in KP, Fata
Around 5.78 million children to be administered anti-polio vaccines during the three-day anti-polio drive started in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Monday.
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Thari Khel residents end polio drive boycott

Date: 15 Jan, 2018

    Thari Khel residents end polio drive boycott
Residents of Thari Khel area in district Lakki Marwat on Monday here ended their boycott of the ongoing anti-polio immunization drive following their negotiations with the district administration. The...
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Jirga in Lakki Marwat boycott immunisation drive to protest Power suspension

Date: 15 Jan, 2018

    Jirga in Lakki Marwat boycott immunisation drive to protest Power suspension
Residents of Terikhel area of Lakki Marwat on Monday boycotted anti-polio drive in protest against power suspension by power company since last several days in the area.
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Polio eradication cell rejects allegations of community health workers

Date: 11 Jan, 2018

    Polio eradication cell rejects allegations of community health workers
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Polio Eradication Cell has rejected the allegations that it doesn’t give salaries to the employees fixed under the law.
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Anti-polio drive resumes on Thursday

Date: 03 Jan, 2018

    Anti-polio drive resumes on Thursday
According to Atif ur Rahman, coordinator of the Emergency Operation Center, all arrangements for the successful completion of the drive have been made. He added that 87,000 children, who...
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Anti-polio drive suspended in Lower Dir due to security reasons

Date: 21 Dec, 2017

    Anti-polio drive suspended in Lower Dir due to security reasons
Citing security reasons, the district administration has suspended the three-day anti-polio immunization campaign. Deputy Commissioner, Sarmad Saleem said in a statement issued here on Wednesday that the drive had been...
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Three-day polio drive kicks off in KP, FATA, Balochistan

Date: 20 Nov, 2017

    Three-day polio drive kicks off in KP, FATA,  Balochistan
The health departments of Khyber Pakthunkhwa and Balochistan has kicked off a three-day polio drive to vaccinate thousands of children against the crippling disease.
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Parents held for refusing to vaccinate kids in South Waziristan Agency

Date: 07 Nov, 2017

    Parents held for refusing to vaccinate kids in South Waziristan Agency
The political administration on Tuesday arrested four persons including two parents who refused to administer polio drops to their children in South Waziristan Agency.
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Three Levies men on polio duty injured in Bajaur blast

Date: 31 Oct, 2017

    Three Levies men on polio duty injured in Bajaur blast
Three Levies personnel have been injured in a bomb blast in Khar tehsil of Bajaur Agency.
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4.6m kids to be vaccinated during three-day polio drive in KP, Fata

Date: 29 Oct, 2017

    4.6m kids to be vaccinated during three-day polio drive in KP, Fata
The Health Department has finalized all arrangements to launch three-day polio drive in thirteen districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and throughout Fata.
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The World Polio Day is being commemorated in KP, Fata

Date: 24 Oct, 2017

    The World Polio Day is being commemorated in KP, Fata
ike other parts of the country, World Polio Day is being observed with a commitment to fight against poliomyelitis in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Fata.
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    It seems that the civil and military authorities in South Waziristan agency have started implementing the pledges the federal government made with the organizers of the 10-day sit-in staged against extra judicial killing of Naqeebullah Mehsud. Reportedly, the authorities have formed nine teams to purge the tribal district from the scattered landmines, which had been killing and injuring the local tribesmen.

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Fata Reforms

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  • Absenteeism of teachers, damaged buildings make 900 schools non-functional in FATA

    In tribal areas of Pakistan, more than 800 schools have been closed or still remained non-functional due to poor law and order situation in the region. A large number of schools were either damaged or destroyed by Taliban when they were in control of major parts of FATA.  Since majority of displaced populations have returned […]

  • Returnees and displaced families from FATA seek food security

    Hundreds of displaced families from North and South Waziristan and Khyber Agency are still living a displaced life. However, the IDPs and repatriated from Fata have claimed that government was, seemingly, least interested to facilitate and provide food to the terrorism-affected tribal people.

  • Political parties running campaigns to increase vote bank among repatriated people of FATA

    Political hustle and bustle have been gaining vigor at the in the areas of return in FATA with public gatherings being organized at hujras and local offices of political parties ahead of forthcoming general elections.During 2013 general elections thousands of families from different agencies of Fata were living in camps and with relatives due to military operations.

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