Flow Monitoring of Undocumented Afghan Returnees from Pakistan (3 — 9 December 2017)

Since January 2017, overall, 96,014 returnees have been reported returning through Torkham and Chaman/Spin Boldak. Between 3-9 December, 426 returnees were recorded. Main push factors are economic factors and the wish to return home, while the main pull factors were returning to own country and reunion with family/relatives.

Flow Monitoring of Undocumented Afghan Returnees from Pakistan (19 — 25 November 2017)

Since January 2017, overall, 94,986 returnees have been reported returning through Torkham and Chaman/Spin Boldak. Between 19-25 November, 571 returnees were recorded. Main push factors are the fear of being deported and economic factors, while the main pull factor was the wish to return to own country.

Flow Monitoring of Undocumented Afghan Returnees from Pakistan (12 — 18 November 2017)

Since January 2017, overall, 94,415 returnees have been reported returning through Torkham and Chaman/Spin Boldak. Between 12-18 November, 821 returnees were recorded. Main push factors are the fear of being deported and economic factord, while the main pull factor was the wish to return to own country.

IOM Return of Undocumented Afghans Monthly Situation Report (November 2017)

In November 2017, 3,436 Undocumented Afghans either spontaneously returned (3,078) or were deported (358) from Pakistan, a 23% decrease compared to the previous month, while 55,114 spontaneously returned or were deported from Iran, an 11% decrease from the previous month. 86% of returnees from Pakistan were assisted that month, while 5% of returnees from Iran received assistance.

IOM Return of Undocumented Afghans Weekly Situation Report (3—9 December 2017)

Between 3 – 9 December 2017, 457 Undocumented Afghans either spontaneously returned (426) or were deported (31) from Pakistan, a 36% decrease compared to the previous week, while 10,123 spontaneously returned or were deported from Iran, a 1% decrease from the previous week. 79% of returnees from Pakistan (359 individuals) were assisted, while 6% of returnees from Iran (628 individuals) received assistance. The total returns of Undocumented Afghans from Pakistan so far in 2017 stands at 96,807, while total returns from Iran stands at 428,054.

Flow Monitoring of Undocumented Afghan Returnees from Pakistan (26 November — 2 December 2017)

Since January 2017, overall, 95,588 returnees have been reported returning through Torkham and Chaman/Spin Boldak. Between 26 November and 2 December, 602 returnees were recorded. 22% of the respondents were female and 78% were male.

IOM Return of Undocumented Afghans Weekly Situation Report (12—18 November 2017)

Between 12 – 18 November 2017, 850 Undocumented Afghans either spontaneously returned (821) or were deported (29) from Pakistan, a 1% increasee compared to the previous week, while 13,740 spontaneously returned or were deported from Iran, a 12% increase from the previous week. 92% of returnees from Pakistan (780 individuals) were assisted, while 5% of returnees from Iran (719 individuals) received assistance. The total returns of Undocumented Afghans from Pakistan so far in 2017 stands at 94,957, while total returns from Iran stands at 393,824.

IOM Return of Undocumented Afghans Weekly Situation Report (19—25 November 2017)

Between 19 – 25 November 2017, 666 Undocumented Afghans either spontaneously returned (571) or were deported (95) from Pakistan, a 22% decrease compared to the previous week, while 13,842 spontaneously returned or were deported from Iran, a 1% increase from the previous week. 92% of returnees from Pakistan (616 individuals) were assisted, while 5% of returnees from Iran (755 individuals) received assistance. The total returns of Undocumented Afghans from Pakistan so far in 2017 stands at 95,623, while total returns from Iran stands at 407,666.

Flow Monitoring of Undocumented Afghan Returnees from Pakistan (5 — 11 November 2017)

Since January 2017, overall, 93,594 returnees have been reported returning through Torkham and Chaman/Spin Boldak. Between 5-11 November, 822 returnees were recorded. Main push factors are returning to home and economic, while the main pull factor was returning to own country.

IOM Return of Undocumented Afghans Weekly Situation Report (5—11 November 2017)

Between 5 – 11 November 2017, 844 Undocumented Afghans either spontaneously returned (822) or were deported (22) from Pakistan, a 13% decrease compared to the previous week, while 12,319 spontaneously returned or were deported from Iran, a 32% decrease from the previous week. 85% of returnees from Pakistan (724 individuals) were assisted, while 5% of returnees from Iran (589 individuals) received assistance. The total returns of Undocumented Afghans from Pakistan so far in 2017 stands at 94,107, while total returns from Iran stands at 380,064.