Afghanistan

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Displaced population tracked by DTM in Afghanistan
Latest IDP estimates (conflict) from IDMC
1,286,483
In Afghanistan, IDMC GRID Dec 2017
Total population in Afghanistan
As of 2015 World Bank
Region
Asia and the Pacific

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The DTM Baseline Mobility Assessment was conducted from 29 January to 16 March 2017 in 3 provinces: Nangarhar, Kunar and Laghman, covering a total of 42 districts and 1,368 settlements with existing target populations.

From 26 March to 1 April 2017, a total of 5,281 undocumented Afghans spontaneously returned or were deported from Pakistan through Torkham border (Nangarhar province) and Spin Boldak border (Kandahar province).

On 21 March, Torkham and Spin Boldak border crossings were fully reopened.

From 12—18 March 2017, a total of 23 undocumented Afghans were deported from Pakistan through Torkham border (Nangarhar province), according to the Border Monitoring Team of the Directorate of Refugees and Repatriation (DoRR).

In 2016, a total of 691,581 undocumented Afghans returned to Afghanistan from Pakistan (248,054) and Iran (443,527). This is a 4% overall increase from 2015 (663,295 returns from Pakistan and Iran).

DTM recorded 264 undocumented Afghan returnees from Pakistan and 6,746 undocumented Afghan returnees from Iran. IOM assisted 75% of returnees from Pakistan (199 individuals) and 3% of returnees from Iran (250 individuals). 

DTM recorded 34 undocumented Afghan returnees from Pakistan and 2,411 returnees from Iran. Assistance was provided to 29% of returnees from Pakistan and 3% of returnees from Iran.   

In 2016, a total of 6,864 Afghans voluntarily returned to their country through the AVRR programme.

Within the period covered DTM recorded 321 undocumented Afghan returnees from Pakistan and 2,578 undocumented Afghan returnees from Iran. IOM and its partners assisted 8% of returnees from Pakistan (26 individuals) and 11% of returnees from Iran (285 individuals).

 

Within the period covered DTM recorded 986 undocumented Afghan returnees from Pakistan and 2,969 undocumented Afghan returnees from Iran.

 

From 2 November 2016 through 7 February 2017, a total of 435 heads of household were interviewed at Zero Point and IOM’s Transit Center near the border. The results of those interviews are analyzed in the following report.

Within the period covered DTM recorded 1,214 undocumented Afghan returnees from Pakistan and 3,318 undocumented Afghan returnees from Iran.

 

Within the period covered DTM recorded 1,202 undocumented Afghan returnees from Pakistan and 5,010 undocumented Afghan returnees from Iran.

From 22—28 January 2017, a total of 1,100 undocumented Afghans spontaneously returned or were deported from Pakistan through Torkham border (Nangarhar province) and Spin Boldak border (Kandahar province), according to the Border Monitoring Team of the Directorate of Refugees and Repatriation (DoR

Between 15—21 January 2017 1,562 undocumented Afghans returned from Pakistan and 7,729 undocumented Afghans returned from Iran.

A total of 306 heads of households were interviewed: 34% were daily wage laborers in Pakistan, 11% were drivers and 6% were shopkeepers.

During the period covered 1,643 undocumented Afghan nationals spontaneously returned or were deported from Pakistan and 7,776 undocumented Afghan nationals spontaneously returned or were deported.

During the period covered 1,671 undocumented Afghan nationals spontaneously returned or were deported from Pakistan and 7,732 undocumented Afghan nationals spontaneously returned or were deported from Iran.

From 11—17 December 2016, a total of 2,032 undocumented Afghans spontaneously returned or were deported from Pakistan through Torkham border (Nangarhar province) and Spin Boldak border (Kandahar province), according to the Border Monitoring Team of the Directorate of Refugees and Repatriation (Do

From 4—10 December 2016, a total of 2,534 undocumented Afghans spontaneously returned or were deported from Pakistan through Torkham border (Nangarhar province) and Spin Boldak border (Kandahar province), according to the Border Monitoring Team of the Directorate of Refugees and Repatriation (DoR

From 27 November to 3 December 2016, a total of 3,019 undocumented Afghans spontaneously returned or were deported from Pakistan through Nangarhar province’s Torkham border crossing and Kandahar province’s Spin Boldak border crossing, according to the Border Monitoring Team of the Directorate of

A total of 4,158 undocumented Afghan nationals spontaneously returned or were deported from Pakistan between 20—26 November 2016, a 17.7% decrease from the previous week. A total of 6,339 undocumented Afghan nationals spontaneously returned or were deported from Iran during the same period.

From 13—19 November 2016, a total of 5,056 undocumented Afghans spontaneously returned or were deported from Pakistan through Nangarhar province’s Torkham border crossing and Kandahar province’s Spin Boldak border crossing according to the Border Monitoring Team of the Directorate of Refugees and

From 6 – 12 November 2016, a total of 7,628 undocumented Afghans spontaneously returned or were deported from Pakistan through Nangarhar and Kandahar Province’s Torkham and Spin Boldak border crossing points according to the Border Monitoring Team of the Directorate of Refugees and Repatriation (

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