Afghanistan

Community Response Map

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From 22-28 January 2017, a total of 1,100 undocumented Afghans spontaneously returned or were deported from Pakistan through Torkham border (Nangarhar province) and Spin Boldak border (Kandahar province), This is a 30% decrease in returns from the previous week. Of the total, 1,032 were spontaneous returnees in family groups and 68 were deported individuals. This brings the total number of undocumented Afghan returnees from Pakistan to 5,884 since 1 January 2017. During the reporting period, IOM assisted 906 (82%) undocumented Afghan returnees from Pakistan, including 97 unaccompanied migrant children, a significant increase from previous weeks.