Afghanistan — Return of Undocumented Afghans Weekly Situation Report (30 December 2018—5 January 2019)

Contact
DTM Afghanistan, DTMKabul@iom.int
Language
English
Location
Afghanistan
Period Covered
Dec 30 2018 -
Jan 05 2019
Activity
  • Flow Monitoring

Summary

A total of 9,956 undocumented Afghans spontaneously returned or were deported from Iran through the Milak (Nimroz) and Herat (Islam Qala) border crossings between 30 Dec 2018 - 5 Jan 2019, 4% less than in the previous week (10,371). 5,721 returned between 1—5 Jan 2019. This brings the total number of undocumented returnees from Iran since 1 January 2018 to 778,846. IOM assisted 553 (6%) of undocumented Afghans deported from Iran at its Transit Centers in Nimroz and Herat between 30 December 2018—5 January 2019, 226 of which were assisted between 1-5 January 2019. 

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