Pakistan — Flow Monitoring of Undocumented Afghan Returnees from Pakistan (18—24 March 2018)

Contact
DTM Pakistan, iomisbdtmremapteam@iom.int
Language
English
Location
Pakistan
Period Covered
Mar 18 2018
Mar 24 2018
Activity
  • Flow Monitoring

Summary

In the period between 18—24 March 2018, 354 Undocumented Afghan individuals returned to Afghanistan through the Chaman/Spin Boldak border crossing whilst 347 individuals used the Torkham border crossing, bringing the total number of returns this week to 701 (138 families). The total number of Undocumented Afghans that returned spontaneously to Afghanistan since 1st January 2018 through Torkham and Chaman now stands at 5,385 (excluding deportations). Out of the total number of returns during the present reporting period, 48% returnees were male whereas 52% were female. The top 5 destination provinces for returns are: Nangarhar (19.6%), Kandhar (19.5%), Kabul (19%) Laghman (5.8%) and Paktia (3.9%). The largest proportion of returns is from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (33%), followed by Punjab (22%), Balochistan (21%), Sindh (18%) and FATA (7%).