Since it was established in 2010, the aim of the TDP Vulnerability Assessment and Profiling (IVAP) project has been to gather data on the location, humanitarian needs and vulnerabilities of people displaced due to the complex emergency in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) and the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), Pakistan. Initially piloted by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), the International Rescue Committee (IRC) has implemented IVAP since mid-2010.
92,000 families surveyed in 10 disricts of khyber pukhtunkhwa. 10,000 vulnerable families were registered which were identified during the profiling process.
Sample surveying of 5,102 families was conducted to inform humanitarian programming. Census surveying with UNHCR of about 10,000 families in hangu District of Pakistan and around 7000 families were registered.
Census surveying with UNHCR of 15,500 off-camp families displaced from khyber agency of FATA. Additional sample survying was conducted with protection cluster and Child Protection sub cluster.
Re-census to profile all conflict-affected TDPs currently residing in various districts of khyber pakhtunkhwa and Kurram Agency. Total 82,500 families were profiled. Leadingrole in rapid assessments during displacement from Tirah valley and khyber Agencies of FATA.
Additional data of 57,000 families was collected in 6 Districts of KP. Regular support was extented to humanitarian community in needs assessment, data analysis/cleaning, tools development, methodologies, return intentions surveys and cluster specific assessments.
IVAP’s current phase is focused on the detailed strategic objectives over the next four years (2015 - 2019). The IVAP approach is divided into four objectives. Objective 1 relates specifically to profiling in KP/FATA while Objectives 2, 3 and 4 relate to assessment and profiling activities in Pakistan as a whole.