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HEAT assessment of conflict IDPs in Balkh province (11 June 2017)

Subject/Objective: 
NRC was informed through local CDCs, community elders and DoRR regarding displacement of 283 families from Sherentagab, Pashtoon kot, khwaja sabz posh, Almar, Gurziwan, and Qaisar Districts of Faryab province, Sancharak district of Saripul Province, Dara-e-Suf Bala district of Samangan Province, Darzab district of Jawzjan Province and Rodat district of Nangarhar Province to different villages of Nahr-e-Shahi, Dehdadi and Balkh districts of Balkh Province Right after the notification a joint assessment teams composed of NRC, WFP, IDS Hamkar DACAAR, PIN, SCI, Care and DoRR was formed and departure to above mentioned location on the same day and started house by house assessment from 11-06-2017 up to 20-06-2017 which resulted with selection of 65 out of 283 conflict induced IDPs. During interview, these affected families said’ They flee form their origin places due to active conflict factors. They added- Every day their villages are exchanging between ANSF and AOGs because neither ANSF nor AOGs have the capacity to keep the control of these areas for longer time. Each party who controls and left back they fully affect the local civilians in terms of agricultural lands, stock, animals, and house status. Families who displaced from Sheren Tagab District of Faryab said that AOGs fired all their belonging and left nothing to them. Consequently, these families mentioned - there are unknown gun men who calls themselves Taliban/ ISIS and started demand for animals such as (cow, goat, sheep) as well as they made a schedule in every area that every family is compel to manage cooked food for the soldiers who fights against ANSF and if a family do not obey their rules they will punished very strictly. Because the demands are beyond the financial capacity of these people they decided to leave their houses to a safer and secured places. Assessment report shows, the average household size for this caseload is 5.95-person Food was listed as the first priority for 98% of the interviewed households, while NFIs were listed as the second priority for 92% of the households.
Assessment Report: 
Assessment Questionnaire: 
Publicly Available
Assessment Data: 
Publicly Available
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Assessment Date(s): 
11 Jun 2017
Status: 
Report completed
Population Type(s): 
All affected population
Cluster(s)/Sector(s): 
Leading/Coordinating Organization(s): 
Norwegian Refugee Council
Participating Organization(s): 
World Food Programme
Danish Committee for Aid to Afghan Refugees
People in Need
Service Civil International
CARE International
Location(s): 
Nahr-e- Shahi
Dehdadi
Balkh
Theme(s): 
Conflict