IOM Return of Undocumented Afghans Weekly Situation Report (6—12 August 2017)

1,464 undocumented Afghans returned from Pakistan last week. This is a 26% decrease compared to the previous week. IOM provided post-arrival assistance to 94% of those who returned, among them 1,182 individuals in poor families, 170 individuals in single parent families and 23 special cases. 81,286 undocumented Afghans have returned from Pakistan since 01 January 2017. 8,766 undocumented Afghans returned from Iran between 6 and 12 August, 10% less than in the previous week. Of those who returned, 5,655 individuals were deported and 3,111 spontaneously returned. IOM provided post-arrival assistance to 445 (5%) of undocumented Afghans, among them 51 unaccompanied minors, 22 special cases and 4 unaccompanied elderly. The number of undocumented Afghans who spontaneously returned or were deported from Iran since 01 January 2017 is now 215,084

IOM Return of Undocumented Afghans Weekly Situation Report (30 July — 5 August 2017)

9,650 undocumented Afghans returned from Iran. Of those, 3,123 are spontaneous returnees, 6,527 are deportees. IOM assisted 342 individuals, or 3.5% of these returnees including 10 special cases, 35 unaccompanied migrant children, 5 unaccompanied elderly, and 12 poor families. This brings the total returns from Iran since 01 January 2017 to 206,318. 1,985 undocumented Afghans spontaneously returned or were deported from Pakistan through the Turkham (Nangarhar) and Spin Boldak (Kandahar) border crossings. Of those, 1,953 were spontaneous returnees and 32 were deported individuals. IOM provided assistance to 96% of those returnees (1,898 individuals), including 1,675 individuals in poor families, 220 individuals in single parent families and 3 special cases. This brings the number of total returns from Pakistan since 01 January 2017 to 79,822.

IOM Return of Undocumented Afghans Weekly Situation Report (16—22 July 2017)

A total of 2,162 undocumented Afghans spontaneously returned or were deported from Pakistan through Turkham and Spin Bolkdak border crossings, almost identical to the previous week (2,177). A total of 8,768 undocumented Afghans spontaneously returned or were deported from Iran through the Milak (Nimroz) border crossing. This is a 21% increase compared to the previous week.

IOM Return of Undocumented Afghans Weekly Situation Report (9—15 July 2017)

A total of 2,177 undocumented Afghans spontaneously returned or were deported from Pakistan through Turkham (Nangarhar) or Spin Boldak (Kandahar) borders. This number is slightly higher (5%) than in the previous week. A total of 7,238 undocumented Afghans spontaneously returned or were deported from Iran through Milak (Nimroz) border. This is 25% less than in the previous week.
A total of 273 undocumented Afghans spontaneously returned or were deported from Pakistan through the Turkham border (Nangarhar province) and Spin Boldak(Kandahar province) border crossings from 25 June –1 July 2017, according to the Border Monitoring Team of the Directorate of Refugees and Repatriation (DoRR). Due to the Eid-ul Fitr holidays marking the end of the holy month of Ramadan last week, there is no Weekly Situation Report for the week of 18—24 June 2017.

IOM Return of Undocumented Afghans Weekly Situation Report (25 June –1 July 2017)

A total of 1,827 undocumented Afghans spontaneously returned or were deported from Iran through the Islam Qala (Herat) and Milak (Nimroz) border crossings between 25 June – 1 July 2017, a 64% decrease from the previous week.

A total of 273 undocumented Afghans spontaneously returned or were deported from Pakistan through the Turkham border (Nangarhar province) and Spin Boldak(Kandahar province) border crossings from 25 June –1 July 2017, according to the Border Monitoring Team of the Directorate of Refugees and Repatriation (DoRR). Due to the Eid-ul Fitr holidays marking the end of the holy month of Ramadan last week, there is no Weekly Situation Report for the week of 18—24 June 2017.

DTM Afghanistan Round 2 Report June 2017

The DTM district-level assessment (B1) was conducted from 29 April to 11 May 2017 in six provinces: Baghlan, Balkh, Kabul, Kunduz, Paktia, and Takhar, covering a total of 78 districts. The DTM settlement (village) level assessment (B2) was conducted from 13 May to 22 June 2017 in nine provinces: Baghlan, Balkh, Kabul, Kunar, Kunduz, Laghman, Nangarhar, Paktia, and Takhar, covering a total of 3,920 settlements with existing target populations in 120 districts. The DTM activities in Kunar, Laghman and Nangarhar represent Phase 1 / Round 2 in follow up to the first round of DTM assessments, implemented in January – April 2017 in these provinces. Phase 2 / Round 1 was rolled out in Baghlan, Balkh, Kabul, Kunduz, Paktia, and Takhar in April – June 2017.

As of 22 June 2017, in the nine provinces assessed, the total number of Returnees from abroad is 1,471,388. There are 945,182 IDPs and 1,141,334 Returnee IDPs, who were formerly displaced. 658,743 left their places of residence and fled to another district or province (Fled IDPs). 454,054 individuals left Afghanistan for other countries (Out-Migrants). These displacements occurred between 2012 and June 2017.

IOM Return of Undocumented Afghans Weekly Situation Report (4—10 June 2017)

A total of 1,091undocumented Afghans spontaneously returned or were deported from Pakistan through the Turkham border (Nangarhar province) and Spin Boldak (Kandahar province) border crossings from 4–10 June 2017, according to the Border Monitoring Team of the Directorate of Refugees and Repatriation (DoRR). Of the total returnees, 1,004 were spontaneous returnees in family groups and 87 were deported individuals. This is a 42% decrease from the previous week and marks an anticipated decline for the holy month of Ramadan.

IOM Return of Undocumented Afghans Weekly Situation Report (21 — 27 May 2017)

5,088 undocumented Afghans returned from Pakistan and 6,357 undocumented Afghans returned from Iran. 98% of returnees from Pakistan were assisted and 4% of returnees from Iran were assisted.