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Press Release

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PRESS RELEASE DATE: 11 December 2017 Ministry of Interior issues rejection letters to International Non-Governmental Organisations  A process to regulate the work of International Non-Governmental organisations implemented by the Ministry of Interior since October 2015 this week issued letters of rejection to a number of PHF member INGOs. These INGOs are working in Pakistan on […]

PHF in collaboration with FDMA and PDMA-KP host networking event to observe National Disaster Awareness Day in Peshawar on 10 October 2017

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PHF in collaboration with FATA Disaster Management Authority and Provincial Disaster Management Authority-KP hosted a grand networking event to observe National Disaster Awareness Day on 10 October 2017 at Sahibzada Abdul Qayyum Museum Hall, Peshawar University   A lively panel discussion with key speakers including Neil Bruhne (UN Humanitarian Resident Coordinator), Melinda Good (World Bank), […]

A high level dinner organised by the Consulate General of Switzerland in Karachi in collaboration with the Pakistan Humanitarian Forum (PHF) 

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International NGOs in Pakistan Support Stronger Communities in Sindh KARACHI: 31 international NGOs in Pakistan annually reach out to 08 million people in Sindh through humanitarian relief and development assistance along with the Government of Pakistan. This was mentioned at a high level dinner organized by the Consulate General of Switzerland in Karachi in collaboration […]

Pakistan Humanitarian Forum organised a Partners Dinner in Peshawar. Deputy Speaker KP Assembly, Dr. Mehar Taj Roghani was the chief guest of the event

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The Partners dinner held on 12th January 2016 in Peshawar KP. Over 70 guests participated: including Deputy Speaker KP Assembly, members of KP Assembly from PTI, JUI – F and Qoumi Watan Party,  Additional Commissioner – Commissionerate Afghan Refugees, PDMA, FATA Secretariat, Chairperson of Provincial Commission on the Status of Women Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Director Coordination […]

World Humanitarian Day – One Humanity

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World Humanitarian Day (WHD), takes place 19 August 2016, and has been designated by the UN General Assembly to coincide with the anniversary of the 2003 bombing of the United Nations headquarters in Baghdad, Iraq and recognise the aid workers who risk their lives in humanitarian service. PHF member INGOs  working to deliver humanitarian assistance […]

PHF met with the Chief Minister, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak to introduce PHF and discuss continued humanitarian coordination and engagement

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The Chief Minister said his government wanted to facilitate the working of international non-governmental organisations in the province.While talking to the Pakistan Humanitarian Forum (PHF) Country Coordinator Heather Macey, CM appreciated the assistance of INGOs, particularly during emergencies like earthquakes and floods.

A Snapshot of INGOs Work in Paksitan

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A Snapshot of INGO work in Pakistan 2014 (English) – October 2015 A Snapshot of INGO work in Pakistan 2014 (Urdu) – October 2015

PHF contributed and participated in World Population Day event

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On 27 August 2015, the Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination (NHSR&C) in collaboration with the UN Population Fund (UNFPA) organised a National seminar on “Vulnerable Populations in Emergencies” at the Islamabad Club. Mr. Abdul Qadir Baloch (Federal Minister for States and Frontier Regions) was the Chief Guest at the event. The programme highlighted […]

Condolence Message – Helicopter crash in Naltar, G-B

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The Pakistan Humanitarian Forum (PHF) would like to convey its condolences and deepest sympathies to the family, friends, and colleagues of Mr. Lief H. Larsen (Ambassador of Norway), Mr. Domingo D. Lucenario Jr. (Ambassador of Philippines), Mrs. Datin Habibah Mahmud (wife of the Malaysian Ambassador), Mrs. Heri Listyawati Burhan Muhammad (wife of the Indonesian Ambassador), […]

Expo 2015 – Saving lives across Pakistan (Press Release – English)

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PRESS RELEASE 31 March 2015 Expo 2015 – Saving lives across Pakistan Over 50 organisations who annually provide 20 million Pakistanis with humanitarian relief and development assistance along with the government of Pakistan demonstrated their work to reach Pakistan’s most vulnerable people at Expo 2015 on 31 March. Hundreds of visitors enjoyed interactive displays set […]

Pakistan Humanitarian Forum welcomes the Government’s new policy for ‘Regulation of organisations receiving foreign contributions’

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PHF welcomes the recently published Government policy ‘Regulation of organisations receiving foreign contributions’. The new policy is a positive step forward to ensure a transparent and accountable process is in place, to facilitate INGOs’ work in reducing the vulnerabilities of communities in Pakistan. PHF was invited by the Government to input into the policy development […]

Joint Action for Relief and Development – INGOs reached 19.7m Pakistani people with assistance and support in 2012

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MEDIA RELEASE 19 August, 2013 53 international non-governmental organisations (INGOs) working across Pakistan, released a report today Joint action for relief and development on their work in Pakistan. In 2012, international NGOs provided assistance and support to 19.7 million Pakistani’s to access basic services and improve their lives. Fayaz Ahmad, Pakistan Humanitarian Forum Chair and […]