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PAKISTAN: Millions lack access to mental healthcare
8 November 2007 (IRIN ), There are no exact numbers for the mentally ill in Pakistan, due largely to the associated stigma, but some estimates put the figure at more than 14 million people, out of a population of some 160 million.
AFGHANISTAN: Fighting Displaces Farah Families
7 November 2007 (IRIN ), Fighting between government forces and Taliban in Gulistan and Bagwa districts of Farah Province has led 200 families to flee their homes and travel to Dilaram district. According to provincial government officials, these families now face many difficulties. IRIN's Ahamd Zia Entezar prepared this report beginning with two people who say they have been displaced…
NEPAL: 5,000 families safe to go home
7 November 2007 (IRIN ), More than 5,000 displaced families taking refuge in Nepalgunj, a Nepalese city adjoining India, will be able to return home by December, according to aid agencies.
AFGHANISTAN: NGOs vulnerable to criminal violence and insurgency
7 November 2007 (IRIN ), Civilians working for NGOs in Afghanistan say their work is being constrained by insecurity as criminal groups and Taliban insurgents target aid workers.
BANGLADESH: World Bank committed to fight poverty
6 November 2007 (IRIN ), World Bank president Robert Zoellick has assured the government of Bangladesh it will continue to help the country and its people address poverty. A Bank-supported agricultural technology project worth US$65 million is in the final stage of approval and will be replicated and continued for the next 15 years.
PAKISTAN: Militants threaten to burn Swat camp
6 November 2007 (IRIN ), Efforts to establish a displaced persons camp in Pakistan’s Swat Valley are under threat from militants fighting the government, according to aid officials.
NEPAL: Families want answers to cases of the disappeared
5 November 2007 (IRIN ), Families of hundreds of people who went missing during the armed conflict in Nepal want the cases of their disappeared relatives to be resolved. For the past six years, Ram Kumar Bhandari has been struggling to find out about his father, Tej Bahadur, who disappeared after government security forces arrested him in 2001 on suspicion of supporting the Maoist rebels.
PAKISTAN: Government cracks down on civil society
5 November 2007 (IRIN ), A senior UN expert has condemned the rounding-up of civil society leaders and activists in Pakistan after the declaration of emergency rule in the country.
AFGHANISTAN-IRAN: Tehran expels 8,000 Afghans
5 November 2007 (IRIN ), The government of Afghanistan has called on Iran to stop deporting thousands of Afghan citizens without work permits or refugee status, Afghanistan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs told IRIN on 5 November.
BANGLADESH: Primary-school dropout rate rises to 47 percent
4 November 2007 (IRIN ), Primary school dropout rates in Bangladesh, with a population of 150 million, have always been high, but new research suggests numbers are increasing. According to a study conducted by 10 NGOs, with the Commonwealth Education Fund, the dropout rate has increased from 33 percent in 2002 to 47 percent in 2006.

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