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Registered Afghan Refugees in Pakistan JSON 
1,412,576
Source - UNHCR 
Households
210,465
Last updated 12 Nov 2019
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 
4,374,208
Last updated 04 Dec 2018
Source - UNHCR 
Afghan Refugees Facilitated for Voluntary Repatriation in 2019 JSON 
5,726
Last updated 12 Nov 2019
Source - UNHCR 

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Out of the above figure 5,547 are entitled for cash assistance, remaining 179 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 (2019)
    $40,693,466
    Total appeal
    Date of Funding Data 23 September 2019 (1 month ago)
    Afghan Refugees per Province JSON 
    Location name Source Data date Population
    Azad Jammu & Kashmir UNHCR 12 Nov 2019
      0.3%
    4,285
    Balochistan UNHCR 12 Nov 2019
      23.0%
    324,290
    Gilgit-Baltistan UNHCR 12 Nov 2019
      0.0%
    5
    Islamabad UNHCR 12 Nov 2019
      2.4%
    33,845
    Khyber Pakhtunkhwa UNHCR 12 Nov 2019
      58.1%
    820,423
    Punjab UNHCR 12 Nov 2019
      11.7%
    165,815
    Sindh UNHCR 12 Nov 2019
      4.5%
    63,913

      Highlights
    PAKISTAN: ISLAMABAD – 6 November 2019: UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, announced on Wednesday the appointment of Pakistani actress Ms. Mahira Khan as UNHCR National Goodwill Ambassador. Prior to this appointment, Ms. Khan had been supporting UNHCR’s activities for the last few years and has remained a strong voice for Afghan refugees in Pakistan. “I feel privileged to have been chosen to serve this noble cause,” said Ms. Khan at the appointment ceremony, which was held on Wednesday in Islamabad.
    07 Nov 2019
    PAKISTAN: ISLAMABAD: Mr. Okoth-Obbo will also participate in the appointment ceremony of UNHCR’s first National Goodwill Ambassador in Pakistan and inaugurate a cold chain provincial warehouse in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. In addition, he will have an opportunity to interact with refugees during his visit. During his four-day visit, UNHCR’s Assistant High Commissioner for Operations will meet with senior Pakistani government officials, as well as meet with Afghan refugees in Islamabad and Peshawar. Mr. Okoth-Obbo will also participate in the appointment ceremony of UNHCR’s first National Goodwill Ambassador in Pakistan and inaugurate a cold chain provincial warehouse in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. In addition, he will have an opportunity to interact with refugees during his visit.
    07 Nov 2019
    PAKISTAN: ISLAMABAD, 4 November 2019 – UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, has handed over emergency relief items to the Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa governments to strengthen their emergency response and supply preparedness.
    07 Nov 2019
    PAKISTAN: ISLAMABAD, 29 October 2019: The Government of Japan has announced a contribution of USD 2.1 million to support refugees and their host communities in Pakistan.
    04 Nov 2019
    PAKISTAN: ISLAMABAD, 11 September 2019 – UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, on Wednesday welcomed the Government of Pakistan’s generous contribution to its annual programme budget.
    12 Sep 2019
    PAKISTAN: ISLAMABAD 28 June 2019: UNHCR, The UN refugee agency welcomed the Pakistan cabinet’s decision to extend the Proof of Registration (PoR) cards to some 1.4 million Afghan refugees in Pakistan until 30 June 2020.
    28 Jun 2019
      Links
    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 Web-Site
    Contacts

    Please contact the following focal points

    Type of Inquiry Contact
    External Relations khanfais@unhcr.org, Irum@unhcr.org
    Information Management (Data) jaber@unhcr.org, zahoor@unhcr.org, mazhar@unhcr.org
    Media afridiq@unhcr.org, shahzad@unhcr.org

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