United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)


Region: South Asia

Country: Pakistan

Value: USD 42K

Start Date: 2013-01-01

End Date: 2013-06-30


Team Members

Syed Muhammad Sardar Ali
(Assignment Manager)

Shafique Muhammad Khan
(Team Leader)
Aamir Raziq Shah
(Report Writer/ Analyst)
Tahir Jelani
(Assignment Coordinator)
2 Field Monitors and 2 Field Engineers

Project Description

UNHCR has recently expanded its support in terms of activities (Quik Impact projects – QIPs) to extended geographical areas including FATA under RAHA programmes.  The project includes educational projects, drinking water supply schemes (hand pumps, dug wells, pressure pumps, solar panel pumps, water tanks, distribution system etc.) irrigation channels and livelihood enhancing activities.  The objective of the assignment is to ensure that projects are implemented as per specified/agreed quality and work plans.  PMU-RAHA selected APEX Consulting Pakistan to perform top-supervision inclusive certification, technical back-stopping for the implementing partner, PMU-RAHA and trouble shooter when required.

Services provided by APEX

The services provided by the firms included technical review and re-validation of the proposed activities, Monitoring, and certification of the work and conducted a feasibility study for new potential projects submitted to the FATA Taskforce.APEX mobilized and trained 2 monitoring teams consisted of field monitors and civil engineers with experience in program monitoring, reporting, community development social research and civil development work.  Field teams used monitoring guidelines and observations to collect information about Health, Water and Sanitation, Education and Child Protection and Community Physical Infrastructure. Bi-weekly monitoring reports were submitted presenting possibilities, gaps, and success stories. Daily monitoring updates were also reported to PMU office.