IOM Return of Undocumented Afghans Weekly Situation Report (17—23 December 2017)

Between 17 – 23 December 2017, 354 Undocumented Afghans either spontaneously returned (320) or were deported (34) from Pakistan, a 26% decrease compared to the previous week, while 12,134 spontaneously returned or were deported from Iran, a 10% decrease from the previous week. 85% of returnees from Pakistan (302 individuals) were assisted, while 7% of returnees from Iran (846 individuals) received assistance. The total returns of Undocumented Afghans from Pakistan so far in 2017 stands at 97,642, while total returns from Iran stands at 453,600.