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Registered Refugees from Afghanistan

Refugee Returnees to Afghanistan

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Registered Refugees from Afghanistan (in Iran, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan) JSON 
2,221,828
Last updated 31 Aug 2021
Source - UNHCR, Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran (GIRI) 
Reported newly arrived Afghans in need of international protection to neighbouring countries since 1 January 2021 JSON 
83,580
Last updated 04 Dec 2021
Source - UNHCR 
Population JSON 
Nom du lieu Source Data date Population
Iran (Islamic Republic of) UNHCR 4 Dec 2021
  33.9%
28,340
Pakistan (Islamic Republic of) UNHCR 29 Nov 2021
  59.4%
49,640
Tajikistan UNHCR 31 Oct 2021
  6.7%
5,600

UNHCR collects data to inform advocacy, programming and response for the protection needs of Afghans in Afghanistan, Iran, Pakistan, and Tajikistan as well as to support Governments and partners in asylum processes. UNHCR utilises multiple data collection methodologies, including border monitoring, cross-border movement tracking through Refugee Key Informant and Household interviews, individual protection assessments and various forms of mandate registration. The overall number of Afghans with international refugee protection needs is likely to be much higher. The increase on the overall figure does not necessarily reflect the displacement of that same period, but rather the date of assessment. Over 3,600 Afghans were hosted by the Iranian authorities at border locations since 1 January 2021, although most have returned.
Refugee returnees to Afghanistan in 2021 JSON 
1,304
Last updated 28 Nov 2021
Source - UNHCR, Government 
Refugee returnees to Afghanistan by year JSON 
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    UNHCR Iran: New Arrivals from Afghanistan - 4 December 2021

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    A weekly update on the arrivals from Afghanistan to Iran
    Date de publication: 5 December 2021 (il y a 2 jours)
    Créé: 5 December 2021 (il y a 2 jours)
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    UNHCR Iran: Afghanistan Situation Update - 2 December 2021

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    Emergency preparedness and response in Iran
    Date de publication: 2 December 2021 (il y a 5 jours)
    Créé: 2 December 2021 (il y a 5 jours)
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    UNHCR Pakistan: New Arrivals from Afghanistan Update (29 November 2021)

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    Date de publication: 29 November 2021 (il y a 8 jours)
    Créé: 29 November 2021 (il y a 8 jours)
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    UNHCR Iran: New Arrivals from Afghanistan - 27 November 2021

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    A weekly update on the arrivals from Afghanistan to Iran
    Date de publication: 27 November 2021 (il y a 10 jours)
    Créé: 2 December 2021 (il y a 5 jours)
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    UNHCR Iran: Afghanistan Situation Update - 25 November 2021

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    Emergency preparedness and response in Iran
    Date de publication: 25 November 2021 (il y a 12 jours)
    Créé: 25 November 2021 (il y a 12 jours)
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    UNHCR Iran: COVID-19 Response in the Islamic Republic of Iran - September 2021

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    Date de publication: 9 November 2021 (il y a 28 jours)
    Créé: 9 November 2021 (il y a 28 jours)
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    UNHCR Iran: COVID-19 Response in the Islamic Republic of Iran - June 2021

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    Bi-monthly update
    Date de publication: 30 June 2021 (il y a 5 mois)
    Créé: 2 September 2021 (il y a 3 mois)
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    UNHCR Iran: COVID-19 Response in the Islamic Republic of Iran - April 2021

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    Bi-monthly update
    Date de publication: 30 April 2021 (il y a 7 mois)
    Créé: 5 July 2021 (il y a 5 mois)
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    UNHCR Iran: COVID-19 Response in the Islamic Republic of Iran - February 2021

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    Bi-monthly update
    Date de publication: 28 February 2021 (il y a 9 mois)
    Créé: 16 May 2021 (il y a 6 mois)
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    UNHCR Iran: COVID-19 Response in the Islamic Repubic of Iran - December 2020

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    Bi-monthly update
    Date de publication: 31 December 2020 (il y a 11 mois)
    Créé: 18 March 2021 (il y a 8 mois)
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    Afghanistan: ES-NFIs Cluster Operational Presence Dashboard November 2020

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    Afghanistan: ES-NFIs Cluster Operational Presence Dashboard November 2020
    Date de publication: 17 December 2020 (il y a 11 mois)
    Créé: 17 December 2020 (il y a 11 mois)
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    UNHCR Iran: Refugee Settlements

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    A map of refugee numbers and settlements in Iran
    Date de publication: 9 December 2020 (il y a 11 mois)
    Créé: 25 February 2021 (il y a 9 mois)
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    Afghanistan: ES-NFIs Cluster Operational Presence Dashboard October 2020

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    Afghanistan: ES-NFIs Cluster Operational Presence Dashboard October 2020
    Date de publication: 19 November 2020 (il y a 1 an)
    Créé: 19 November 2020 (il y a 1 an)
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    Pakistan-Map-Overview of Afghan Refugee Population and UNHCR Presence, Monthly Update (February 2020)

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    Pakistan-Map-Overview of Afghan Refugee Population and UNHCR Presence, Monthly Update (February 2020)
    Date de publication: 18 March 2020 (il y a 1 an)
    Créé: 23 March 2020 (il y a 1 an)
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    Pakistan-Map-Overview of Afghan Refugee Population and UNHCR Presence, Monthly Update (January 2020)

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    Pakistan-Map-Overview of Afghan Refugee Population and UNHCR Presence, Monthly Update (January 2020)
    Date de publication: 14 February 2020 (il y a 1 an)
    Créé: 17 February 2020 (il y a 1 an)
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    UNHCR Iran: New Arrivals from Afghanistan - 4 December 2021

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    A weekly update on the arrivals from Afghanistan to Iran
    Date de publication: 5 December 2021 (il y a 2 jours)
    Créé: 5 December 2021 (il y a 2 jours)
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    UNHCR Iran: Afghanistan Situation Update - 2 December 2021

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    Emergency preparedness and response in Iran
    Date de publication: 2 December 2021 (il y a 5 jours)
    Créé: 2 December 2021 (il y a 5 jours)
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    UNHCR Pakistan: New Arrivals from Afghanistan Update (29 November 2021)

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    Date de publication: 29 November 2021 (il y a 8 jours)
    Créé: 29 November 2021 (il y a 8 jours)
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    UNHCR Iran: New Arrivals from Afghanistan - 27 November 2021

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    A weekly update on the arrivals from Afghanistan to Iran
    Date de publication: 27 November 2021 (il y a 10 jours)
    Créé: 2 December 2021 (il y a 5 jours)
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    UNHCR Iran: Afghanistan Situation Update - 25 November 2021

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    Emergency preparedness and response in Iran
    Date de publication: 25 November 2021 (il y a 12 jours)
    Créé: 25 November 2021 (il y a 12 jours)
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    UNHCR Pakistan: Afghan Pre-screening Overview Update ( 03 September 2021)

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    UNHCR Pakistan conducts registration activities within its mandate. In line with the registration strategy, the first step of the procedure envisages pre-screening of the applicants to ascertain their...
    Date de publication: 7 September 2021 (il y a 3 mois)
    Créé: 7 September 2021 (il y a 3 mois)
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    Priority Areas of Return and Reintegration – March 2020

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    Priority Areas of Return and Reintegration – March 2020
    Date de publication: 5 May 2020 (il y a 1 an)
    Créé: 5 May 2020 (il y a 1 an)
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    Pakistan - Participatory Assessment Findings and Recommendations, Yearly (2019)

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    Pakistan - Participatory Assessment Findings and Recommendations, Yearly (2019)
    Date de publication: 31 January 2020 (il y a 1 an)
    Créé: 4 February 2020 (il y a 1 an)
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    15 Priority Areas of Return and Reintegration (PARRs) 30 September 2019

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    15 Priority Areas of Return and Reintegration (PARRs) 30 September 2019
    Date de publication: 17 October 2019 (il y a 2 ans)
    Créé: 17 October 2019 (il y a 2 ans)
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    IOM and UNHCR Summary Report on Returns to Afghanistan 2018

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    IOM and UNHCR Summary Report on Returns to Afghanistan 2018
    Date de publication: 26 June 2019 (il y a 2 ans)
    Créé: 26 June 2019 (il y a 2 ans)
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    Pakistan -Mapping of Education Facilities and Refugee Enrollment in Refugee Areas, (December 2017)

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    Pakistan -Mapping of Education Facilities and Refugee Enrollment in Refugee Areas, (December 2017)
    Date de publication: 1 December 2017 (il y a 4 ans)
    Créé: 14 March 2018 (il y a 3 ans)
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    Afghanistan Situation Funding Update

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    Funding Update
    Date de publication: 10 March 2020 (il y a 1 an)
    Créé: 15 April 2020 (il y a 1 an)
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    UNHCR Press Release: Afghanistan and UNHCR Mark World Refugee Day 20 June

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    UNHCR Press Release: Afghanistan and UNHCR Mark World Refugee Day 20 June
    Date de publication: 20 June 2021 (il y a 5 mois)
    Créé: 20 June 2021 (il y a 5 mois)
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    UNHCR Press Release: UNHCR calls for continued engagement and increased support for Afghanistan

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    UNHCR Press Release: UNHCR calls for continued engagement and increased support for Afghanistan
    Date de publication: 27 May 2021 (il y a 6 mois)
    Créé: 27 May 2021 (il y a 6 mois)
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    Asia & The Pacific Regional Population Trends Analysis - Forced Displacement 2020

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    Asia & The Pacific Regional Population Trends Analysis - Forced Displacement 2020
    Date de publication: 19 July 2021 (il y a 4 mois)
    Créé: 19 July 2021 (il y a 4 mois)
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    UNHCR Iran: Afghanistan Situation Update - 2 December 2021

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    Emergency preparedness and response in Iran
    Date de publication: 2 December 2021 (il y a 5 jours)
    Créé: 2 December 2021 (il y a 5 jours)
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    UNHCR Iran: Afghanistan Situation Update - 25 November 2021

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    Emergency preparedness and response in Iran
    Date de publication: 25 November 2021 (il y a 12 jours)
    Créé: 25 November 2021 (il y a 12 jours)
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    Pakistan - Participatory Assessment Findings and Recommendations, Yearly (2019)

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    Pakistan - Participatory Assessment Findings and Recommendations, Yearly (2019)
    Date de publication: 31 January 2020 (il y a 1 an)
    Créé: 4 February 2020 (il y a 1 an)
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    UNHCR Iran: Afghanistan Situation Update - 16 November 2021

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    Emergency preparedness and response in Iran
    Date de publication: 18 November 2021 (il y a 19 jours)
    Créé: 18 November 2021 (il y a 19 jours)
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    UNHCR Iran: Afghanistan Situation Update - 8 November 2021

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    Emergency preparedness and response in Iran
    Date de publication: 10 November 2021 (il y a 27 jours)
    Créé: 10 November 2021 (il y a 27 jours)
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    Afghanistan Situation Regional Refugee Preparedness and Response Plan

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    Afghanistan Situation Regional Refugee Preparedness and Response Plan Summary & Inter-agency Funding Requirements July-December 2021
    Date de publication: 27 August 2021 (il y a 3 mois)
    Créé: 28 August 2021 (il y a 3 mois)
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    Afghanistan Situation External Update - 15 November 2021

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    Date de publication: 22 November 2021 (il y a 15 jours)
    Créé: 22 November 2021 (il y a 15 jours)
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    UNHCR Iran: Operational Update - July-September 2021

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    Date de publication: 9 November 2021 (il y a 28 jours)
    Créé: 9 November 2021 (il y a 28 jours)
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    Afghanistan Situation External Update - 1 November 2021

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    Date de publication: 6 November 2021 (il y a 1 mois)
    Créé: 6 November 2021 (il y a 1 mois)
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    Afghanistan Situation External Update - 15 October 2021

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    Date de publication: 20 October 2021 (il y a 1 mois)
    Créé: 20 October 2021 (il y a 1 mois)
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    Afghanistan Situation External Update - 1 October 2021

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    Date de publication: 8 October 2021 (il y a 1 mois)
    Créé: 8 October 2021 (il y a 1 mois)
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    UNHCR Iran: Afghanistan Situation Update - 2 December 2021

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    Emergency preparedness and response in Iran
    Date de publication: 2 December 2021 (il y a 5 jours)
    Créé: 2 December 2021 (il y a 5 jours)
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    UNHCR Iran: Afghanistan Situation Update - 25 November 2021

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    Emergency preparedness and response in Iran
    Date de publication: 25 November 2021 (il y a 12 jours)
    Créé: 25 November 2021 (il y a 12 jours)
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    UNHCR Iran: Afghanistan Situation Update - 16 November 2021

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    Emergency preparedness and response in Iran
    Date de publication: 18 November 2021 (il y a 19 jours)
    Créé: 18 November 2021 (il y a 19 jours)
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    UNHCR Iran: Afghanistan Situation Update - 8 November 2021

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    Emergency preparedness and response in Iran
    Date de publication: 10 November 2021 (il y a 27 jours)
    Créé: 10 November 2021 (il y a 27 jours)
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    UNHCR Iran: Afghanistan Situation Update - 5 October 2021

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    Date de publication: 5 October 2021 (il y a 2 mois)
    Créé: 5 October 2021 (il y a 2 mois)
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    UNHCR Iran: The Support Platform for the Solutions Strategy for Afghan Refugees

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    A Partnership for Solidarity and Resilience
    Date de publication: 1 July 2020 (il y a 1 an)
    Créé: 25 February 2021 (il y a 9 mois)
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    SSAR Support Platform document - A Partnership for Solidarity and Resilience

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    SSAR Support Platform
    Date de publication: 24 June 2020 (il y a 1 an)
    Créé: 24 June 2020 (il y a 1 an)
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    SSAR Support Platform – Concept Note

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    SSAR Support Platform – Concept Note
    Date de publication: 21 April 2020 (il y a 1 an)
    Créé: 21 April 2020 (il y a 1 an)
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    SSAR Support Platform – Modalities

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    SSAR Support Platform – Modalities
    Date de publication: 21 April 2020 (il y a 1 an)
    Créé: 21 April 2020 (il y a 1 an)
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    Chairperson’s Summary of the Islamabad Refugee Summit

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    Chairperson’s Summary of the Islamabad Refugee Summit
    Date de publication: 21 April 2020 (il y a 1 an)
    Créé: 21 April 2020 (il y a 1 an)
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    ACNUR Boletín COI especial Afganistán octubre 2021

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    Información de país de origen
    Date de publication: 7 October 2021 (il y a 2 mois)
    Créé: 7 October 2021 (il y a 2 mois)
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    Afghanistan: Weekly border situation updates - 29 September 2021

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    Afghanistan: Weekly border situation updates - 29 September 2021
    Date de publication: 7 October 2021 (il y a 2 mois)
    Créé: 7 October 2021 (il y a 2 mois)
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    UNHCR Pakistan: New Arrivals from Afghanistan Update (04 October 2021)

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    The Key Informants advised of 2,578 HHs/11,652 individuals arriving in their communities between 1 April and 04 October. UNHCR was able to interview 2,352 Households (comprised of 10,081 individuals),...
    Date de publication: 5 October 2021 (il y a 2 mois)
    Créé: 5 October 2021 (il y a 2 mois)
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    UNHCR - Pakistan Documentation Renewal and Information Verification Exercise as of 31 August 2021

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    The Documentation Renewal and Information Verification Exercise (DRIVE) is being undertaken by the Government of Pakistan - the Ministry of States and Frontier Regions (SAFRON), the Chief Commissioner...
    Date de publication: 19 September 2021 (il y a 2 mois)
    Créé: 20 September 2021 (il y a 2 mois)
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    UNHCR Pakistan: New Arrivals from Afghanistan Update (11 September 2021)

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    The Key Informants advised of 1,847 HHs/9,290 individuals arriving in their communities between 1 April and 10 September. UNHCR was able to interview 910 households/3,341 individuals, which includes 5...
    Date de publication: 11 September 2021 (il y a 2 mois)
    Créé: 11 September 2021 (il y a 2 mois)

  • The humanitarian situation inside Afghanistan deteriorated in 2021 with significant consequences for the most vulnerable among the population. Some 3.5 million people are currently displaced by conflict. UNHCR is responding to this emergency. In Iran and Pakistan, which are neighbours of Afghanistan, there are also 2 million registered Afghan refugees. The majority of these refugees fled Afghanistan over the years, including from as early as 1979. A further 5.3 million refugees returned to Afghanistan in phases since 2002, but this trends has been declining in recent times. In August 2021, UNHCR has also released a non-return advisory for Afghanistan, calling for a halt on forced returns of Afghan nationals, including asylum seekers who have had their claims rejected. On this page you will find updates on UNHCR's work in support Afghan IDPs, refugees and returnees. Links are also provided below for the individual UNHCR country operation pages for additional information.

    Afghanistan Situation Funding (2021)
    380 846 283,00 $US
    Total appeal
    Date of Funding Data 23 November 2021 (il y a 14 jours)