Apr 04, 2012 00:00 SGT Intensifying conflict in Pakistan's Khyber Agency close to the border with Afghanistan has forced more than a quarter of a million people to flee their homes since January, warned Save the Children today. Thousands of families, including over 100,000 children, have not got enough food, water or shelter, and are vulnerable to disease.
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Apr 24, 2012 09:24 SGT Children’s lives have turned upside down after being displaced from their homes in Khyber Agency since January this year. Suffering from lack of sufficient food, education and a safe environment, many children are exhibiting signs of psychological problems. Parents fear their children will never return to school while others are concerned that they will be forced to send their little ones to work.
Apr 12, 2012 17:59 SGT "There was heavy bombing in our village and I saw people getting hurt in the crossfire. My family decided to leave for Bara but there was fighting there as well and large explosions at night. We left early the next morning with all our belongings and reached Peshawar after a few hours," said 10-year-old Ahmed.
Apr 05, 2012 00:00 SGT As part of Save the Children’s Emergency Response Team, today was my third day as one of the first responders following Pakistan’s IDP crisis, which resulted from the military operation in Khyber. It has given me the opportunity to spend time with the women and children here, talking, laughing and playing with them to learn about their experiences.