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Afghan refugees in Pakistan by province

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Registered Afghan Refugees in Pakistan JSON 
1,420,673
Source - UNHCR 
Households
210,465
Last updated 18 Mar 2020
Source - UNHCR
Note: Registered Afghans are those who have a valid Proof of Registration (PoR) cards issued by Government of Pakistan Registration Authority (NADRA).
Afghan Refugees Facilitated for Voluntary Repatriation (2002 - 2018) JSON 
4,380,428
Last updated 02 Dec 2019
Source - UNHCR 
Afghan Refugees Facilitated for Voluntary Repatriation in 2019 JSON 
6,220
Last updated 30 Nov 2019
Source - UNHCR 

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Out of the above figure 6,035 are entitled for cash assistance, remaining 185 received cash assistance in the past.


UNHCR facilitates repatriation from the voluntary repatriation centres at Azakhel, Nowshera in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Baleli, Quetta in Balochistan.
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Afghan Refugee Population in Pakistan since 2002 JSON 
Voluntary Repatriation of Afghan Refugees from Pakistan since 2002 JSON 
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  • Afghan Refugees by Location
    Afghan Refugees by Age-Gender JSON 
    Source - UNHCR
    Pakistan Funding (As of January) (2020)
    $34,995,268
    Total appeal
    Date of Funding Data 31 January 2020 (2 months ago)
    Afghan Refugees per Province JSON 
    Location name Source Data date Population
    Azad Jammu & Kashmir UNHCR 18 Mar 2020
      0.3%
    4,302
    Balochistan UNHCR 18 Mar 2020
      22.9%
    325,395
    Gilgit-Baltistan UNHCR 18 Mar 2020
      0.0%
    5
    Islamabad UNHCR 18 Mar 2020
      2.4%
    34,462
    Khyber Pakhtunkhwa UNHCR 18 Mar 2020
      58.1%
    824,904
    Punjab UNHCR 18 Mar 2020
      11.7%
    166,715
    Sindh UNHCR 18 Mar 2020
      4.6%
    64,890

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    01 Apr 2020
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    Pakistan: Islamabad: UNHCR dispatched core relief items in support of the Government of Pakistan’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The relief items include medical supplies and sanitation products such as sanitary clothes, soap and disinfectants.
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    Pakistan: Islamabad: As an active member of the COVID-19 Risk Communication and Community Engagement Task Force, the Office helped amplify government-approved messages on the prevention and response to the coronavirus among refugees.
    01 Apr 2020
    Pakistan: Islamabad: UNHCR focused its support interventions to the coronavirus in three main areas: prevention and response; water and sanitation; and risk communication.
    01 Apr 2020
    PAKISTAN: Islamabad: World must act and deliver for Afghan refugees, says UN chief At the Refugee Summit in Islamabad, leaders celebrated the enduring generosity of Pakistan and Iran in hosting Afghans – and urged other nations to do more to sustain them.
    18 Feb 2020
      Links
    Global Protection Cluster webpage on COVID-19 Guidance for Field Operations
    UNHCR Pakistan on Global Focus
    Global Focus is UNHCR’s main operational reporting portal for donors and other key partners. This site provides an overview of the protection risks that refugees and other populations of concern to UNHCR face across the world, as well as regularly updated information about the organization’s programmes, operations, financial requirements, funding levels and donor contributions.
    UNHCR Pakistan Page
    UNHCR Pakistan Website
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    Information Management (Data) jaber@unhcr.org, zahoor@unhcr.org, mazhar@unhcr.org
    Media afridiq@unhcr.org, shahzad@unhcr.org

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