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Refugee returnees to Afghanistan in 2020 by province

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Refugee Returnees by country of asylum JSON  .CSV 
Country of origin Source Data date Population
Iran (Islamic Rep. of) UNHCR 30 Jun 2020
  86.7%
327
Others UNHCR 30 Jun 2020
  9.0%
34
Pakistan UNHCR 30 Jun 2020
  4.2%
16


Refugee Returnees demographic breakdown JSON 
Location name Source Data date Population
Badakhshan UNHCR, Government 30 Jun 2020
  0.3%
1
Badghis UNHCR, Government 30 Jun 2020
  0.5%
2
Balkh UNHCR, Government 30 Jun 2020
  4.5%
17
Bamyan UNHCR, Government 30 Jun 2020
  2.4%
9
Daykundi UNHCR, Government 30 Jun 2020
  3.2%
12
Farah UNHCR, Government 30 Jun 2020
  1.3%
5
Faryab UNHCR, Government 30 Jun 2020
  0.5%
2
Ghazni UNHCR, Government 30 Jun 2020
  5.0%
19
Ghor UNHCR, Government 30 Jun 2020
  0.3%
1
Helmand UNHCR, Government 30 Jun 2020
  1.3%
5
Herat UNHCR, Government 30 Jun 2020
  30.5%
115
Jowzjan UNHCR, Government 30 Jun 2020
  0.8%
3
Kabul UNHCR, Government 30 Jun 2020
  34.0%
128
Kandahar UNHCR, Government 30 Jun 2020
  0.3%
1
Kapisa UNHCR, Government 30 Jun 2020
  0.5%
2
Kunduz UNHCR, Government 30 Jun 2020
  0.8%
3
Laghman UNHCR, Government 30 Jun 2020
  2.1%
8
Logar UNHCR, Government 30 Jun 2020
  3.2%
12
Maidan Wardak UNHCR, Government 30 Jun 2020
  1.1%
4
Nangarhar UNHCR, Government 30 Jun 2020
  1.3%
5
Nimruz UNHCR, Government 30 Jun 2020
  0.3%
1
Paktia UNHCR, Government 30 Jun 2020
  0.3%
1
Parwan UNHCR, Government 30 Jun 2020
  0.8%
3
Samangan UNHCR, Government 30 Jun 2020
  0.5%
2
Sar-e Pol UNHCR, Government 30 Jun 2020
  2.9%
11
Takhar UNHCR, Government 30 Jun 2020
  0.8%
3
Urozgan UNHCR, Government 30 Jun 2020
  0.5%
2

Refugees demographic breakdown JSON 
Location name Source Data date Population
Khost UNHCR 30 Jun 2020
  50.1%
36,116
Paktika UNHCR 30 Jun 2020
  49.9%
35,949

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      Highlights
    Encashment Centres in Kabul, Jalalabad and Kandahar will be closed for the winter break from 1 December 2019 – 1 March 2020. The Encashment Centre in Herat will remain open during for this period. The four Encashment Centres are managed by UNHCR and the Ministry of Refugees and Repatriation (MoRR), and a range of partners provide returnees with important services such as basic health screening and vaccinations for children (provided by Ministry of Public Health with support of UNICEF), mine risk education and awareness (coordinated by the UN Mine Action Service (UNMAS) and the Danish Demining Group/Danish Refugee Council), referral for information and legal assistance to obtain civil documentation, referral of persons with specific needs to partners with specialist expertise or government agencies who provide life-saving assistance.
    31 Jan 2020
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    31 Jan 2020
    In line with the Solutions Strategy for Afghan Refugees (SSAR), and more recently the Comprehensive Refugee Response Framework (CRRF), 20 areas have been identified through UNHCR’s protection monitoring and information management activities. The 20 Priority Areas of Return and Reintegration (PARR) have been prioritized based on government planning in the area, including the Citizen’s Charter National Priority Programme, because of the high number of returnees they have absorbed, or because of a range of protection needs the communities may have. In the PARR, 57% of the targeted population are from host communities, many of whom are extremely vulnerable, which helps ensure peaceful co-existence between returnees, IDPs and host communities
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    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
    Refugee Returnees to Afghanistan in 2020 JSON 
    377
    Last updated 30 Jun 2020
    Source - UNHCR, Government 
    Refugees in Afghanistan in 2020 JSON 
    72,065
    Last updated 30 Jun 2020
    Source - UNHCR 
    New IDPs in Afghanistan in 2020 JSON  .CSV 
    88,471
    Last updated 30 Jun 2020
    Source - OCHA 
    Afghanistan Funding (2020)
    $117,100,000
    Total appeal
    Date of Funding Data 17 January 2020 (5 months ago)
    Refugee returnees to Afghanistan by year JSON 
    IDPs in Afghanistan by year JSON 
    Key contact information

    Please contact the following focal points

    Type of Inquiry Contact
    Donor Relations pererasu@unhcr.org
    Media farhadn@unhcr.org
    Data faqiry@unhcr.org
      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