UN scales up aid to displaced families in Pakistan

Families displaced in Pakistan's border area

Some 84,000 people have fled fighting betweeen the Pakistan military and insurgents in the North-western region, according to the UN's refugee agency,

UNHCR is already handing out tents, and emergency supplies in camps in Central Kurram, but says it will increase aid to reach the newly displaced.

UNHCR spokesperson Ariane Rummery spoke to Daniel Dickinson about the agency’s recent visit to the border area.

Duration: 3’23″

Related Story: http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=39009&Cr=refugees&Cr1=

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