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23 Jun 2017 description

Repatriation of registered refugees to Afghanistan increased by 19% compared to last week’s figure of 574. The return of undocumented Afghans decreased by 38% compared to 1,091 individuals that returned between 4 and 10 June 2017.

Some 90% (610 individuals) of the undocumented returnees were provided with needs-based assistance while 95% (647 individuals) of the registered Afghan refugee returnees were provided with cash assistance.

23 Jun 2017 description

Cross-border movement remains low during Ramadan. Repatriation of registered refugees to Afghanistan decreased by 32% compared to last week’s figure of 850. The return of undocumented Afghans also decreased by 42% compared to 1,888 individuals that returned between 28 May and 3 June 2017.

Some 81% (888 individuals) of the undocumented returnees were provided with needs-based assistance while 93% (536 individuals) of the registered Afghan refugee returnees were provided with cash assistance.

19 Jun 2017 description

Countrywide Conflict Displacement

This year, more than 136,300 people have fled their homes due to conflict in Afghanistan. This is 25 per cent less compared to the same period in the previous year, in which 181,030 people were displaced. Displacements this year have reached the majority of the country, with displacements being registered in 29 out of 34 provinces. Some 17 per cent of all displaced people have sought refuge in areas deemed hard to reach for humanitarian partners.

14 Jun 2017 description

One of the main drivers of humanitarian needs in Afghanistan is conflict displacement. Since January 2017, some 126,500 people have been forced from their homes due to fighting. Many of these people remain in displacement across the country, as conflict prevents them from returning to their areas of origin.

More than 99,600 undocumented and registered refugee Afghans have returned from Pakistan in 2017. While difficult to predict, it is anticipated that between 864,000 and 1.5 million Afghans could return to Afghanistan from neighbouring countries this year.

12 Jun 2017 description

Countrywide Conflict Displacement

This year, more than 126,000 people have fled their homes due to conflict in Afghanistan. This is 28 per cent less compared to the same period in the previous year, in which 173,000 people were displaced. Displacements this year have reached the majority of the country, with displacements being registered in 29 out of 34 provinces.

Central: Since January, 7,744 people have been displaced in the central region, 6 per cent of the total displacement country-wide.

09 Jun 2017 description

As expected, the start of the month of Ramadan saw a massive decline in cross-border movement.
Repatriation of registered refugees to Afghanistan decreased by 83% compared to last week’s figure of 5,066. The return of undocumented Afghans also decreased by 63% compared to 5,088 individuals that returned between 21 and 27 May 2017.

Some 84% (1,595 individuals) of the undocumented returnees were provided with needs-based assistance. Also, 97% (827 individuals) of the registered Afghan refugee returnees were provided with cash assistance.

09 Jun 2017 description

During the week of 26 May to 01 June, 583 families returned to North Waziristan Agency. Returns will be halted for the month of Ramazan, and will continue after the Eid holiday.

07 Jun 2017 description

1. Foreword by The Humanitarian Coordinator

As part of the Government of Pakistan (GoP) return plan that was started two years ago, 2016 witnessed a significant number of returns to the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA). By 31 December 2016, the Government of Pakistan and humanitarian partners facilitated the return of 117,395 families to Orakzai, Kurram, South Waziristan, North Waziristan, Khyber Agencies and Frontier Region Tank.

06 Jun 2017 description

Countrywide Conflict Displacement

As of 4 June, a total of just under 118,300 people have fled their homes due to conflict since the beginning of the year. This is a 44 percent decrease compared to the same period in 2016 (170,954). Forced displacement has occurred in 29 of 34 provinces of the country.

02 Jun 2017 description

During the reporting week, repatriation of registered refugees to Afghanistan decreased by 13% compared to last week’s figure of 5,828. The return of undocumented Afghans increased by 11% compared to 4,564 individuals that returned between 14 and 20 May 2017. Chaman border re-opened on 27 May after a closure of 22 days.

Some 98% (4,976 individuals) of the undocumented returnees were provided with needs-based assistance. Also, 98% (4,956 individuals) of the registered Afghan refugee returnees were provided with cash assistance.

02 Jun 2017 description

During the week of 19 to 25 May, 840 families returned to Khyber, North Waziristan and South Waziristan Agencies.

29 May 2017 description

Countrywide Conflict Displacement

2017: As of 28 May, 103,229 individuals1 have been displaced in Afghanistan in 2017 with 29 provinces recording some level of forced displacement. This is a 36 percent decrease compared to 2016 (162,467).

29 May 2017 description

During the week of 12 to 18 May, 348 families returned to Khyber, and South Waziristan Agencies. Returns to NWA were halted as of 02 May for the return Pakistan refugee families from Afghanistan, but are scheduled to continue on 23 May.

29 May 2017 description

In 2010, the humanitarian community established the Emergency Response Fund (ERF) as a pooled fund mechanism to provide rapid and flexible funds in country at the onset of an emergency.

The majority of PHPF funding acts as a bridge to cover gaps in humanitarian service provision of urgent humanitarian needs. In many cases, this has been the only funding available to meet critical humanitarian needs.

29 May 2017 description

During the reporting week, repatriation of registered refugees to Afghanistan increased by 40% compared to last week’s figure of 4,158. The return of undocumented Afghans also increased by 3% compared to 4,410 individuals that returned between 7 and 13 May 2017. Chaman border remained closed during the week. All returns took place via Torkham.

Some 98% (4,471 individuals) of the undocumented returnees were provided with needs-based assistance. Also, 97% (5,674 individuals) of the registered Afghan refugee returnees were provided with cash assistance.

26 May 2017 description

WHY A REGIONAL FOCUS MODEL?

A key challenge faced by humanitarian agencies is how to ensure that limited available resources are allocated where they are most needed and are efficiently delivered in a principled manner. Decisions to allocate resources must strike a balance between meeting the immediate needs of crisis affected communities and supporting efforts to strengthen resilience and response preparedness to future emergencies.