IOM Return of Undocumented Afghans Weekly Situation Report (13—19 August 2017)

A total of 10,248 undocumented Afghans spontaneously returned or were deported from Iran through the Milak (Nimroz province) border crossing between 13— 19 August 2017, a 17% increase from the previous week. The total number of undocumented returneesfrom Iran since 1 January 2017 is now 225,332. Meanwhile, a total of 905 undocumented Afghans spontaneously returned or were deported from Pakistan through the Turkham (Nangarhar province) and Spin Boldak (Kandahar province) border crossings during the same time period. This is a 39% decrease compared to the previous week. The total number of undocumented Afghan returnees from Pakistan since 1 January 2017 is now 82,191.