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Durable solutions assessment for protracted IDPs in Shaidayee, Karukh district, Hirat


Durable solutions assessment for protracted IDPs settlements in Shaidayee, Karukh district, Hirat

Key findings: 

• The majority of families (N=2407) in Shaidayee are IDPs, 49 families are returnees
• The community contains a significant number of vulnerable individuals; including physical and mental disabilities (N=224, N=182), chronic illness (N=178) and lactating women (N=442)
• 23% of men and 1.5% of women in Shaidayee possess a Tazkera
• The majority of families have no tenure agreement in Shaidayee settlement
• Virtually all dwellings are constructed of mud brick (rammed earth) dwellings, self-built with a small number constructed out of tents/tarpaulin. Both dwelling types offer insufficient protection from the elements and are vulnerable to weather events.
• Water and sanitation facilities were the most significant conditions for relocation (N=1820), followed by health facilities (N=1723). Electricity (N=1603) and proximity to livelihoods (N=90) and electricity (N=1518) and protection wall (especially for ensuring privacy and security) for the houses also featured prominently.
• The overwhelming majority of families (N=2012) intend to remain on site and locally integrate, 269 families prefer resettlement in another area of Herat whilst 98 families prefer to return to their place of origin

Assessment Report: 
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Assessment Questionnaire: 
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Assessment Data: 
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Assessment Date(s): 
01 Sep 2016
Draft / Preliminary Results
Collection Method(s): 
Field Interview
Population Type(s): 
Leading/Coordinating Organization(s): 
World Food Programme
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees