Improved livelihood of conflict and flood affected communities of district Shangla –...

Improved livelihood of conflict and flood affected communities of district Shangla – Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province, Pakistan

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District Shangla is one the most remote and disaster-affected districts of KP province. Shangla has the lowest Human Development Index in the province and second lowest in the country. The proposed project works to meet the needs of those is District Shangla through interventions in agriculture, livestock, cash for work, cash grants and capacity building of the village organizations on disaster risk reduction. These interventions will bring more livelihoods opportunities to the target population.

The project aims to meet the needs of the disaster affected peoples mainly through the distribution of fruit plants, cereal crop inputs, kitchen gardening inputs, provision of cash grants, cash for work opportunities, poultry inputs and fodder plants as well as providing technical input for livestock management.

Duration of the project

January 1, 2013 to December 31, 2013

Program Area Disaster Management Program (DMP)
Thematic Area(s) Livelihood
Cross Cutting Themes Gender, Disaster Risk Reduction, and Food Security
Implementation areas (Districts)

Union Council Shahpur, Kuzkana, Lilownai, Dehrai and Shang of District Shangla

Total Beneficiaries 4,550
Description of Beneficiaries
  • 400 Kitchen gardening/vegetable farming
  • 450 Cash for Work
  • 50  Small grant enterprise
  • 150  Orchard Management
  • 400 Cereal Crops
  • 400 Poultry inputs
Type of Intervention

Livelihood recovery through support in livestock and agriculture based interventions