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Refugee returnees to Afghanistan in 2018 by province

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14,122
Last updated 13 Oct 2018
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Refugee returnees to Afghanistan by age and gender JSON 
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Refugee returnees to Afghanistan by year JSON 
Refugee returnees to Afghanistan by province JSON 
Location name Source Data date Population
Badakhshan UNHCR, Government 13 Oct 2018
  0.0%
6
Baghlan UNHCR, Government 13 Oct 2018
  3.1%
444
Balkh UNHCR, Government 13 Oct 2018
  2.9%
409
Bamyan UNHCR, Government 13 Oct 2018
  0.6%
83
Daykundi UNHCR, Government 13 Oct 2018
  0.4%
50
Farah UNHCR, Government 13 Oct 2018
  0.3%
45
Faryab UNHCR, Government 13 Oct 2018
  0.7%
102
Ghazni UNHCR, Government 13 Oct 2018
  1.0%
137
Ghor UNHCR, Government 13 Oct 2018
  0.1%
11
Helmand UNHCR, Government 13 Oct 2018
  2.1%
300
Herat UNHCR, Government 13 Oct 2018
  4.6%
655
Jowzjan UNHCR, Government 13 Oct 2018
  3.0%
428
Kabul UNHCR, Government 13 Oct 2018
  26.0%
3,675
Kandahar UNHCR, Government 13 Oct 2018
  3.9%
551
Kapisa UNHCR, Government 13 Oct 2018
  0.3%
36
Khost UNHCR, Government 13 Oct 2018
  2.3%
330
Kunar UNHCR, Government 13 Oct 2018
  2.0%
280
Kunduz UNHCR, Government 13 Oct 2018
  5.8%
814
Laghman UNHCR, Government 13 Oct 2018
  3.0%
428
Logar UNHCR, Government 13 Oct 2018
  5.3%
743
Maidan Wardak UNHCR, Government 13 Oct 2018
  0.6%
83
Nangarhar UNHCR, Government 13 Oct 2018
  14.3%
2,025
Nimruz UNHCR, Government 13 Oct 2018
  0.5%
70
Paktia UNHCR, Government 13 Oct 2018
  5.2%
731
Paktika UNHCR, Government 13 Oct 2018
  0.3%
44
Parwan UNHCR, Government 13 Oct 2018
  1.2%
167
Samangan UNHCR, Government 13 Oct 2018
  0.4%
62
Sar-e Pol UNHCR, Government 13 Oct 2018
  8.2%
1,157
Takhar UNHCR, Government 13 Oct 2018
  1.0%
141
Urozgan UNHCR, Government 13 Oct 2018
  0.1%
19
Zabul UNHCR, Government 13 Oct 2018
  0.7%
96


Refugee in Afghanistan in 2018 JSON 
75,121
Last updated 13 Oct 2018
Source - UNHCR 
Refugees demographic breakdown JSON 
Source - UNHCR, Government
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    Conclusions of the 29th Tripartite Commission Meeting between the Government of the Islamic Republics of Afghanistan and Pakistan and UNHCR

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    The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan hosted and chaired the 29th Tripartite Commission Meeting in Istanbul, Turkey on 30 November 2017.
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    Afghanistan: UNHCR Operational Fact Sheet - July 2018

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    Afghanistan: UNHCR Operational Fact Sheet - June 2018

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  •   Highlights
    UNHCR Afghanistan has released a map of Who is doing What and Where in the provinces of Khost and Paktika. Check it out here: https://data2.unhcr.org/en/documents/details/64160
    21 Jun 2018
    Afghanistan Protection Cluster has released its national Factheet for May! Check it out here: https://data2.unhcr.org/en/documents/details/64119
    20 Jun 2018
    UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and the World Bank signed a data sharing agreement. This will strengthen existing data collection processes and enhance technical capacity for a comprehensive analysis of the return process and how best to support the reintegration of returnees over time.
    05 Nov 2017
    Key contact information

    Please contact the following focal points

    Type of Inquiry Contact
    Donor Relations corcoran@unhcr.org
    Media farhadn@unhcr.org
    Data faqiry@unhcr.org
    Afghanistan Funding (2018)
    $125,800,000
    Total appeal
    Date of Funding Data 28 August 2018 (1 month ago)
    Refugees in Afghanistan by province JSON 
    Location name Source Data date Population
    Khost UNHCR 13 Oct 2018
      52.1%
    39,172
    Paktika UNHCR 13 Oct 2018
      47.9%
    35,949


    New IDPs in Afghanistan in 2018 JSON  .CSV 
    254,796
    Last updated 13 Oct 2018
    Source - OCHA 
    IDPs in Afghanistan by year JSON 
      Links
    Afghanistan Shelter Cluster
    Global Shelter Cluster Afghanistan page
    Global Protection Cluster | Afghanistan
    The Global Protection Cluster coordinates and provides global level inter-agency policy advice and guidance on the implementation of the cluster approach to Protection Clusters in the field, supports protection responses in non-refugee situation humanitarian action as well as leads standard and policy setting relating to protection in complex and natural disaster humanitarian emergencies, in particular with regard to the protection of internally displaced persons.
    HDX | OCHA Afghanistan
    OCHA Afghanistan on HDX
    HDX | UNHCR Afghanistan
    UNHCR Afghanistan on HDX
    HR.info – Afghanistan Protection Cluster page
    humanitarianresponse.info
    One UN for Afghanistan
    One UN for Afghanistan page