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United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has inked a partnership deal with Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) for $1.05 million to aid internally displaced persons (IDPs) from Fata.

A deal has been inked by Matthias Weingart, the director of SDC and Marc-Andre Franche, UNDP country director for $1.05 million to meliorate the living conditions and livelihoods of 200,000 IDPs from the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) and the IDP hosting communities in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.

This cooperation between the two would build resilience via both community and institutional level interventions in support of the Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. It would meliorate the living conditions and livelihood of crisis-affected populations in the southern districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa thus contributing to the SDC out of fragility agenda.

The measures would directly welfare the most vulnerable groups, both among the displaced persons and in the host communities, to improve access to basic services.

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Publication:Mena Report
Date:Dec 6, 2014
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