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Durable solutions assessment for protracted IDPs in Police Station, Hirat city, Hirat

Subject/Objective: 

Durable solutions assessment for protracted IDPs settlements in Police Station, Hirat city, Hirat

Key findings: 

• All residents of Police Station Settlement are IDPs, predominantly fleeing insecurity and clashes between ANSF and AGEs, there are no returnees.
• 88% of families are severely food insecure, whilst a 51% of families were found to have severely inadequate dietary diversity, with diets lacking in essential nutrients. Urgent action is required.
• The families have insecure tenure as the Police Station site is being contested between Karokh villagers and municipality.
• The access to water is a significant issue, with women and girls predominantly crossing a major highway to collect water from a chasma (stream). Women and girls also collect water from points in nearby host communities however report suffering from harassment when doing so.
• The community is serviced by a number of public latrines, typically shared between 10 families. 36 families have no access to latrines and resort to open defecation. There is a consensus in the community that water and sanitation facilities are the primary development priority.
• 83% of families intend to remain on site and integrate locally.

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