SRSP Humanitarian Interventions
The 2005 earthquake proved a turning point in SRSP’s history, as it had to restructure & reorganize to respond to the needs of disaster affected communities. SRSP performed functions of rescue, relief and rehabilitation unlike its traditional domain of development work to became a major player in affected areas. It helped rebuilding 64,000 houses in one of the biggest community driven housing programmes. During TDP crisis of 2009 and floods of 2010, SRSP played a significant role in leveraging resources and providing humanitarian assistance to affected communities.
Since inception, SRSP has been able to mobilize PKR 17.3 billion to implement 80 projects & reach 7 million population through its Humanitarian and Development initiatives. SRSP’s support included rehabilitation of communities, reconstruction of infrastructure, reviving livelihoods, reconstruction & improving SS Services.
Role of SRSP in Humanitarian Community
Over times, SRSP developed its extensive outreach & proved itself to be integral part of Humanitarian efforts throughout KP & merged Districts both in human induced & natural disasters. SRSP through its learning adopted effective and creative strategies, which have been endorsed by all humanitarian actors. New ways and techniques have been introduced including online registration/de-registration of TDPs, digital distribution system and MIS for accuracy & enhancing efficiency. SRSP efforts have been supported by EU, KfW, PPAF, UN Agencies (especially UNHCR, UNICEF, UNFPA, UNDP & WFP), PPAF, and many other philanthropists for supporting initiatives in relief, rehabilitation, and development phases
As acceptance of its services SRSP was chosen for International Humanitarian Response worldwide. SRSP has partnered with diversified national and international donors to respond to recurrent disasters in KP & Merged districts.
Through its humanitarian programs, SRSP had extensive presence in Hazara Division and currently it has extensive presence in North/South Waziristan, Mohmand, Khyber, Bajaur, Kurram and Orakzai Tribal Districts, Lakki Marwat, D.I.Khan, Tank, FR Tank, Kohat, Hangu, Nowshera, Peshawar, Bannu and FR Bannu. The focus of these partnerships have also expanded from humanitarian response to development initiatives. SRSP views its strategic partnerships with Government, EU, KfW and UN agencies as cornerstone of mainstreaming development efforts in tribal areas.
Over 2.5 million population provided with food, non food items, Over 64,000 Houses reconstructed & 1,200 small scale infrastructure schemes rehabilitated /reconstructed (EQ 2005).
- 403,223 IDP families registered.
- 251,255 families provided with Ration & Food items.
- 623,438 IDP/TDP Families provided with NFIs and temporary shelters.
- 558,934 People provided WASH Facilities.
- 156,500 families benefited in food for asset.
- 191,460 families benefited in cash for assets.