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Pakistan: humanitarian crisis in the North-West Frontier Province

31-05-2009 Field Newsletter

ICRC activities in May 2009

   

   
 
   
    Pakistan is in the throes of a severe humanitarian crisis owing to the hostilities between the Pakistani army and armed groups in the Malakand Division of the North-West Frontier Province. The crisis has left hundreds of thousands of residents stranded and triggered a massive wave of displacement, estimated at 2.5 million people.