IOM Return of Undocumented Afghans Weekly Situation Report (20—26 August 2017)

A total of 1,146 undocumented Afghans spontaneously returned or were deported from Pakistan through the Turkman (Nangarhar province) and Spin Boldak (Kandahar province) border crossings from 20 to 26 August 2017. Of the total returnees, 1,025 were spontaneous returnees and 121 were deported. This number is a 26% increase compared to the previous week. The total number of undocumented Afghan returnees from Pakistan since 01 January 2017 is now 83,337. IOM provided post-arrival assistance to 90% of undocumented Afghan returnees from Pakistan (1,036 individuals), including 906 individuals in poor families, 98 individuals in single parent families and 20 special cases.