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Completed Projects

Initial Need Assessments

Intial need assessments have been conducted for the conflict/ flood- affected communities (KP & FATA Region) by identifying their shelter, food, health, water sanitation, protection and education needs. These assessments projects were designated and implemented by LHO in emergency responses., to carry out assessments, covering wider area of need and requirements of the target communities, IDPs, returnees and Flood Affectees. So far, LHO has carried out need assessments in Swat, Buner, Dir, and Kohistan as well as at IDPs camps in district Mardan, Swabi and Nowshera in joint collaboration with UNOCHA through IVAP MCRAM Pilot Project.

Rapid Surveys on identifying the Vulnerability/Social Protection Needs

The objective assessment surveys have been conducted in partnerships with the protection cluster and guided most of humanitarian interventions for fulfilling much protection needs of conflict/ flood affected communities. The consolidated surveys resulted in core inputs for LHO humanitarian interventions in emergency relief and early recovery of the flood affected communities.

It also resulted in the identification of Protection Cases of the affected communities/ Flood IDPs and majority of these identified cases were being supported through LHO interventions in emergency food, shelter, NFIs, emergency health services, livelihood and other early recovery initiatives. Certain portion of the identified protection cases have been referred for legal assistance and other services at various governmental and non- governmental organizations like the NRC ICLA program.

Post- Conflict Survey

across all major conflict- affected districts of KP and FATA agencies. LHO through its community based organizations (CBOs) has conducted 76 FGDs in KP districts and 34 FGDs in FATA. The survey has been conducted to ascertain the post- conflict needs of the highly affected communities across KP and FATA region. The survey proved highly instrumental and supportive for guiding all humanitarian actors for realizing thecritical needs of the conflict affected communities in KP and FATA region.

The survey has been recognized as LHO’s milestone by different governmental, bi- lateral and civil society agencies

Duration:
May 6th 2010 to May 16th 2010

Funded By:
UN- OCHA,UNHCR, UNICEF, WFP, FAO, UNDP, NRC and other relevant leads in the Protection, Shelter/NFI and CCCM Clusters.

Target Area:
across all major conflict- affected districts of KP and FATA agencies.

Interventions:

  • LHO through its community based organizations (CBOs) has conducted 76 FGDs in KP districts and 34 FGDs in FATA.

Survey of flood Affectees and IDPs in MACRAM (UN-OCHA and IRC)

In 2010, LHO carried out a MACRAM survey in District Peshawar to make an assessment of flood Affectees and IDPs. The survey has been conducted to ascertain the post- conflict needs of the highly affected communities across the region living in Peshawar Valley. The survey proved highly instrumental and supportive for guiding all humanitarian actors for realizing the critical needs of the conflicted affected communities through MACRAM.

Duration:
August, 2010 to September, 2010

Funded By:
IRC

Target Area:
District Peshawar

Interventions:

  • LHO in partnership with IRC carried out assessment of Afghan Refugees for 1 Month

Shelter/ NFI Provisions (LHO- NRC Extended Project)

LHO has a very strong and in hand experience of Shelter Construction on the basis of which following projects was awarded by Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Pakistan Programme. LHO has provided quick and timely support to different IDP communities in displacement districts on the basis of its strong presence in Peshawar, Mardan, Swabi and Charsadda.

LHO being an IP for NRC provided assistance to the conflict affected population of Malakand Division and FATA. LHO with the collaboration of NRC, since July 2009 has carried out various activities.LHO carried out door to door shelter assessment survey for 5,000 affected Families of the hard hit UC Doag Dara in District Dir Upper/ Kohistan. LHO teams have assisted NRC for the constructions of shelter for the IDPs living in host communities of District Charsadda. LHO conducted shelter assessment of the IDPs households living in the host communities of District Swabi.

LHO provided NRC NFIs to the IDPs living in host communities of Swabi and Nowshera in March 2010. LHO successfully implemented the distribution of winterized NFIs among the Bajaur IDPs living in host communities of Dir Lower in February 2010. LHO implemented NRC winterized NFIs support for venerable non IDPs of District Swat in January 2010. LHO carried out successful implementation of the NRC support of the NFIs distribution at IDPs host communities in various tehsils of district Mardan (July to September 2009).Being core partners NRC/ LHO are moving further for upcoming projects through early recovery interventions in transitional shelter, livelihood restoration, education and legal aid projects at districts Dir, Buner, Swat and DI Khan & Bajaur agency.

Duration:
May 25th 2010 to 31st May 2010

Funded By:
NRC

Target Area:
Doag Dara

Interventions:

  • Provided NFIs to the Affectees of Dir.

Emergency Food/NFI Distribution for the Vulnerable Non- IDPs District Swat

2010, LHO has distributed 1,355.3410 MTs essential food commodities to 13,764 non IDPs (stayed) families of District Swat by establishing two Humanitarian Hubs at Kokari and Islampur, Tehsil Babozai District Swat. LHO has reached out and served more highly stranded vulnerable populace of 96,348 Individuals through its LHO emergency relief operations across district Swat in times when the security situation was not stable.

Duration:
(January-2010 to February-2010)

Funded By:
UNWFP

Target Area:
Swat

Interventions:

  • distributed 1,355.3410 MTs essential food commodities to 13,764 non IDPs.

Emergency Food Distribution for the Flood Affectees of District Nowshera

In 2010 LHO distributed 42.959 MT essential commodities (Wheat flour, Vegetable oil, HEB) to 500 flood- affected families at UC Nawan Kali, District Nowshera. Through its concerted humanitarian assistance in general food provisions, LHO has, directly served 3,500 (including girls and boys under 5 years and men and women) beneficiaries.

Duration:
August 1st, 2010 - 31st August, 2010

Funded By:
UN-WFP

Target Area:
Nowshera

Interventions:

  • 500 HHs of Nowshera get rations to meet food deficits in terms of their nutritional needs

Emergency Food Distribution for the Flood Affectees of District Charsadda

LHO has provided emergency food assistance to 10,468, 17,008 and 24,195 flood- affected families in August, September and October-2012 respectively, living both in Camps and Off Camps (Host Families) at District Charsadda. Through its concerted humanitarian assistance in general food provisions, LHO has, directly served 361,697 beneficiaries across all major flood- affected UCs/ villages of district Charsadda. The project beneficiaries mostly involved vulnerable women and children among the flood affected commun Communities.

Duration:
August-2010 to October-2010

Funded By:
UN-WFP

Target Area:
Charsadda

Interventions:

  • provided emergency food assistance to 10,468, 17,008 and 24,195 flood- affected families

General Food Distribution at Area of Return- Bajaur Agency

LHO provided Emergency Food Assistance to 52,811 IDP and Returned Families of Bajaur Agency by establishing an exclusive Humanitarian Hub/Point at Tangi Charmang, Bajaur Agency- FATA. LHO has served 369,677 beneficiaries through its emergency food and other relief packages across major conflict- affected areas of Bajaur Agency- FATA. LHO worked in Bajaur in Gender Empowerment Activities. LHO has provided Vocational Trainings, Life Skills, Hygiene Session, Health Session and Psychosocial Sessions and Protection Activities for conflict affected

Duration:
August-2010 to January-2011

Funded By:
UN-WFP

Target Area:
Agra, Utmanzai, Rajjar I & II, Tarnab, Mirza Dair, Sherpao, MC I, II, III, IV, Hisara Yaseen Zai, Miraparang, Mohmand Narai, Nisatta, Turangzai, Koto Zai.

Interventions:

  • LHO provided Food Assistance to Flood Affectees in emergency at their door step.

Emergency Food Distribution for the Flood Affectees of Lower Dir

WFP/ LHO shared project managed emergency food distribution to all vulnerable families (4,746 vulnerable flood- affected families) of district lower Dir. The project served the most critically affected and highly vulnerable communities of 10 Union Councils of district Lower Dir, where total direct beneficiaries were 33,222 individuals and more than additional 42,000 populace indirectly benefitted from the project interventions.

Duration:
August-2010

Funded By:
UN-WFP

Target Area:
Lower Dir

Interventions:

  • LHO was the amongst the few NGO who responded in Flood emergency and Provided food assistance to Flood Affectees of Dir Lower

Early Recovery- Rehabilitation & Livelihood Restoration through FFW- Charsadda

Under WFP partnership, LHO effectively implemented the rehabilitation/ livelihood restoration project across all heavily affected union councils/ villages of district Charsadda. Total 27 UCs was covered out of 31 UCs of District Charsadda by varied early recovery/ rehabilitation activities through Food For Work (FFW) and Food For Training (FFT) undertaken by the vulnerable communities of the district. Some of the heavily flood affected UCs/ communities served by the project interventions were- Abazai, Nisatta, Kotozai, Mirza Dher, Utmanzai, Mera Parang, Rajjar-1, MC-1, MC-2, MC-3, MC-4, Mohammad Nari, Sherpao, Tangi, Hissara Yasin Zai, Hasaan Zai, Sheikho, Tarnab, Umerzai, Turangzai, Sarki Titara, Agra, Battagram, Dosehra, Dheri Zardad and Daulat Pura.

Major project activities were Crop Production, Debris Removal, De-silting of Watson and Drainage System, Kitchen Gardening,Pruning/Orchard Management, Excavation of Mud from Farming lands, Rehabilitation of Irrigation Channel, Repair of Link Roads, Repair of Streets, Rehabilitation of Damaged Houses, Vegetable Production and Wall Clearing. The rehabilitation and livelihood recovery project served total 60,034 families (Male=56,087and Female=3,947), total beneficiary population of 420, 238 and distributed 5,539.4594 MT of food among the vulnerable flood- affected communities of district Charsadda.

Duration:
October-2010 to January-2011

Funded By:
UN-WFP

Target Area:
Chakdarra, Khadagzao, Badwan, Koti Garam, Asbanr, Khan Pur, Bagh Dushkhel, Banda Gai, Shahi Khel

Interventions:

  • Major project activities were Crop Production, Debris Removal, De-silting of Watson and Drainage System, Kitchen Gardening,Pruning/Orchard Management, Excavation of Mud from Farming lands.
  • LHO was the amongst the few NGO who responded in Flood emergency and Provided food assistance to Flood Affectees of Dir Lower.

School Feeding Programme For Primary Schools in District Charsadda

Lawari Humanitarian Organization being the trusted Partner of UN-WFP distributed 19.9400 MT of High Energy Biscuits among 74 Primary govt. Schools of Charsadda in October and November 2010 (54 Boys Schools& 20 Girls Schools) covering 12,746 Students (10,453 Boys & 2,257 Girls). In flood affected district where school attendance is low, the promise of at least one nutritious meal each day boosts enrolment and promotes regular attendance.

Parents were motivated to send their children to school instead of keeping them at home to work or care for siblings.In the poorest parts of the Charsadda District, a school feeding programme has double primary school enrolment in two months.

Among the key beneficiaries are girls, who otherwise may never be given the opportunity to learn

Duration:
October-November 2010

Funded By:
UN-WFP

Target Area:
Charsadda

Interventions:

  • In flood affected district where school attendance is low, the promise of at least one nutritious meal each day boosts enrolment and promotes regular attendance.

Early Recovery Project for the Flood Affectees in DI Khan District

From March-2011 to July-2011, LHO distributed 4,065.8947 MT essential commodities to 53,617 flood affected families in 11 most damage Union Councils (Band Kurai, Dhap Shumali, Bilot Sharif, Chowdwan, Kurai, Larh, Mandhra, Rata Kulachi, Baghwani Shumali, Musa Zai and Yarik) of district DI Khan through Early Recovery Activities (FFW, FFT and FFR). The project served the most critically affected and highly vulnerable communities of DI Khan where total direct beneficiaries were (375,319)individuals.

Major project activities were Crop Production, Debris Removal, De-silting of Watson and Drainage System, Kitchen Gardening, Excavation of Mud from Farming lands, Rehabilitation of Dug Wells, Rehabilitation of Animal Shelters, Rehabilitation of Irrigation Channel, Repair of Link Roads, Repair of Streets, Rehabilitation of Damaged Houses, Protection Walls, Poultry Farms Rehabilitation, Community Common Centers and Vegetable Production.

Duration:
March-2011 to July-2011

Funded By:
UN-WFP

Target Area:
Band Kurai, Dhap Shumali, Bilot Sharif, Chowdwan, Kurai, Larh, Mandhra, Rata Kulachi, Baghwani Shumali, Musa Zai and Yarik)

Interventions:

  • activities were Crop Production, Debris Removal, De-silting of Watson and Drainage System, Kitchen Gardening, Excavation of Mud from Farming lands, Rehabilitation of Dug Wells, Rehabilitation of Animal Shelters, Rehabilitation of Irrigation Channel, Repair of Link Roads, Repair of Streets, Rehabilitation of Damaged Houses, Protection Walls, Poultry Farms Rehabilitation, Community Common Centers and Vegetable Production.

General Food Distribution among SWA IDPs Living in District DI Khan

LHO provided Food assistance to206,858 South Waziristan Agency IDPs Families (male=173,173 and female=33,685)by establishing an exclusive Humanitarian Hub first at Paharpur (from April-2011 to July-2011) and then at Zafarabad (from August-2011 to December-2012) DI Khan. LHO has served 1,448,006 beneficiaries through its food distribution and other relief packages. LHO distributed 19,005.355 MTs of food to above mention SWA IDPs.

Duration:
April-2011 to December-2012

Funded By:
UN-WFP

Target Area:
Zafarabad & Paharpur

Interventions:

  • LHO provided Food assistance to206,858 South Waziristan Agency IDPs Families

General Food Distribution among SWA IDPs Living in Tank

From March-2011 till August-2012, LHO distributed 19,092.5400 MTs basic commodities (wheat flour, vegetable oil, HEB, pulses etc.) to 200,757 IDPs families of South Waziristan Agency living in district Tank. These families are from Tehsils Birmal, Ladha, Makin, Sararogha, Tiarza, Jandola and Serwakai. The project beneficiaries mostly involved were vulnerable women and children among IDPs.

Duration:
March-2011 till August-2012

Funded By:
UN-WFP

Target Area:
Tank

Interventions:

  • LHO has provided Food assistance to SWA IDPs in Tank for 18 Months.

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT/ LIVELIHOOD, LHO in Joint Venture with UN Agencies.

Thatta Balochan was one of the severe flood affected locale in DI Khan with approximation of 90 percent damages to agric and physical infrastructure. Majority of the sources of agriculture irrigation likewise secondary and tertiary water courses/ channels were damaged in village Thatta Balochan. The available agriculture infrastructure was not able to accommodate the crop’s irrigation requirements and affecting population’s basic livelihoods needs vis-à-vis seasonal calendar.

Around 12 Kms of the secondary and tertiary irrigation channels/water courses need rehabilitation in the target area. The said village was selected as a pilot site for one UN joint intervention and construction of 1000 meter watercourse is preliminary planned/proposed with the mutual consensus of three partners. The implementation partners i.e. LHO, HDO and VEER are in lieu of WFP, UNDP and FAO respectively and contributed efforts as per agreed ToRs/ responsibilities.

Funded By:
UNDP, FAO, WFP

Target Area:
Thatta Balochistan

Interventions:

  • Around 12 Kms of the secondary and tertiary irrigation channels/water courses in the target area.

Provision of Services for sustainable livelihood skill trainings in District Dir Lower, Haripur, Peshawar and Swabi”

Lawari Humanitarian Organization – (LHO) in partnership with UNDP-RAHA have implemented Livelihood and Technical skills trainings in three (03) Districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, through these trainings a total of 260 Beneficiaries were trainings on different trades according to the need of the area and expertise, on the completion of Training each beneficiary was given with the training Kit.

Selected venues had the facility to provide training in different disciplines professionally. Each training centre hadpermanent and seasoned trainers. They have the capacity to provide training materials to carpentry,welding, Mobile Repair, RAC and Orchard Management trainees on time and train them in a manner where beneficiaries will produce a product at the end of one month training. LHO has paid for the raw material used by beneficiaries during trainings. Separate training halls i.e. one lecture room and one practical lab for the beneficiaries will be provided by Each training Center. Course material was be provided by Training Centre which was designed with mutual consent and printed and distributed by LHO. Stationary was be provided by LHO to beneficiaries along with training kit.

It was decided with mutual consent of RAHA DIR team, LHO Team and examiner that training kit will be provided at the beginning of the training and the beneficiaries will be told that the kit is the reward for performing in training and only those beneficiary will be provided with the kits who attend the course regularly and pass the course. Though the kit which will act as a reward catch in the beginning will be given in kind to all the beneficiaries on the list provided by RAHA at the end of the training.

Duration:
August, 204-December, 2014

Funded By:
RAHA-UNDP

Target Area:
Lower Dir, Haripur, Swabi, Peshawar

Interventions:

  • Formed 60 (30M+30F) livelihood committees
    a) Trained 220 male of participants in Masnory, Carpentry, Welding, Mobile repairing, Refrigration & Reconditiong, UPS repairing, Generator repairing, Heavy machninery, Orchard Management.
    b) Trained 220 female in embriodary, advance tailoring, detergent & soap making, kihcen gardening, poultry & livestock management.

BASE LINE DATA COLLECTION SURVEYS

Lawari Humanitarian Organization (LHO) has implemented RAHA-UNDP Base Line Data Collection Project in partnership with RAHA UNDP. Basic Objective of the survey was to prepare guidelines for the preparation of Multi-sectorial District Development Plan for RAHA-UNDP objective to improve livelihoods, rehabilitate the environment and enhance social cohesion within communities of refugees/IDP’s affected and hosting areas of District Peshawar, Swabi and Haripur in Khyber Pukhtoon Kawah. The overall goal of the Project was to collect accurate data of communities with aims at improving the socio-economic parameters and basic amenities for improving the quality of life of the people and reducing imbalances.

Specific objectives of the project were (i) Analysis of availability of infrastructure like schools, health centers, toilets and drinking water supply, Analysis of housing and Identification of artisanal/income generating activities in which villagers have comparative advantage. A gap analysis of critical linkages like rural roads, bridges, tube well, banking facility and markets which will provide the missing links that can act as catalyst (ii) Generate profile report of District that can be used for future intervention and to determine the impact of future projects. Project activities were organized into two components i.e. (i) Survey; and, (ii) Report generation. Tangible outcomes, wereachieved, are accurate report on 09 Union Council of District Swabi and 05 Union Councils of District Haripur and 03 union Councils of District Peshawar.

Duration:
February, 2013 to May, 2013

Funded By:
RAHA-UNDP

Target Area:
District Peshawar, Swabi and Haripur

Interventions:

  • LHO conducted a baseline survey in 14 UCs of district Swabi and Haripur