The earthquake 2005 has proved a major turn in the history of SRSP. In response to earthquake 2005, SRSP restructured its organizational structure and a comprehensive Relief Cell was established in Mansehra supported by a new emerged section Development & Humanitarian Programs at Head Office. It helped rebuilt 62,000 houses in one of the biggest community driven housing program. In IDP crisis of 2009 SRSP played a significant role in leveraging resources and providing humanitarian assistance to the affected communities. It became one of the largest implementing partners for UNHCR by reaching out to over 3.5 Million internally displaced within the shortest possible time. SRSP extended its support to rehabilitating the communities through reviving livelihoods, access to social sector services and reconstructing the infrastructure. DHP section took lead in expanding SRSP program to FATA, Swat, Buner, Malakand, Shangla, Kohistan, D I Khan, South Wazirstan, Mohmand, and Orakzai.
During the flood of 2010, SRSP DHP section immediately started its relief activities in fourteen districts of KP with the support of UNHCR. Within 3 days, SRSP established 14 hubs and 3 warehouses which was the most efficient response to any humanitarian crises. UNHCR remained as one of the major donor among other humanitarian agencies, Private Organizations and local philanthropists which supported SRSP in its humanitarian activities. Below is a brief narration of efforts made by SRSP during the flood crises of 2010;
SRSP remained committed to support its community in both the immediate and long term. Early recovery process in the affected area was not a matter of rebuilding the affected area infrastructure but key institutions and systems as well. Through its early recovery program, DHP section mobilized 1,475,128,245 PKR for diverse initiatives by extended its partnership with 24 donors across the world. SRSP presence contributed the following;
Since its inception, DHP section has been involved in oversight and management of more than 52 projects of diversified nature. The section has been actively involved in donor liaison, and resource mobilization. This is the core strength of this section that it can easily mould its operations as per the prevailing circumstances. Similarly, it has also devised a strong coordination mechanism for effective partnership with PDMA/PaRRSA, NDMA, FDMA, 11th Core, and Afghan Commissionarate. As a future strategy, efforts are in process for a much greater capacity to listen, to speculate, to network, and ultimately to be responsive to rapidly changing humanitarian events and contexts.
During the period, SRSP has worked with the following donors;