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09 Dec 2018 description

During last week (02 – 08 December 2018), 49 Afghan refugees returned to Afghanistan (24 from Pakistan, 25 from Iran and 0 from other countries)

15,615 Afghan refugees returned to Afghanistan in 2018, out of which 13,583 from Pakistan, 1,890 from Iran and 142 from other countries (as of 08 December 2018)

This is 73% less compared to the same period in 2017, when 58,718 Afghan refugees returned to Afghanistan

07 Dec 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • Over 3 million people including an estimated 1.6 million children are affected by the impact of drought across the country. The number of food insecure population is likely to increase to over 6 million people during the lean season

06 Dec 2018 description

Natural Disasters Update - Drought IDP Overview

Herat

Following verification, profiling and mapping by DRC, NRC, UNHCR and IOM in designated settlements and on-going response so far; following is the updated figure of the displaced families in 10 settlements;

05 Dec 2018 description

Key issues in the past week:
- The situation in Malistan and Jaghuri districts in Ghazni province is gradually becoming normal. IDPs have started returning to their place of origin.
- Based on initial reports, 6,720 people were displaced in the past week, out of which 1,400 were displaced due to drought.
- A total of 306,161 people have been verified as being displaced by conflict in 2018.

Countrywide conflict displacement

04 Dec 2018 description

Highlights

752,325 total returns from Iran and Pakistan since 01 Jan 2018

721,633 total returns from Iran since 01 Jan 2018

30,692 total returns from Pakistan since 01 Jan 2018

12,965 undocumented Afghans returned from Iran

617 undocumented Afghans returned from Pakistan

6% of returnees from Iran (817 individuals) assisted

89% of returnees from Pakistan (550 individuals) assisted

03 Dec 2018 description

Hightlights

738,743 total returns from Iran and Pakistan since 01 Jan 2018

708,668 total returns from Iran since 01 Jan 2018

30,075 total returns from Pakistan since 01 Jan 2018

17,031 undocumented Afghans returned from Iran

436 undocumented Afghans returned from Pakistan

3% of returnees from Iran (462 individuals) assisted

89% of returnees from Pakistan (388 individuals) assisted

02 Dec 2018 description

The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) monitors trends in staple food prices in countries vulnerable to food insecurity. For each FEWS NET country and region, the Price Bulletin provides a set of charts showing monthly prices in the current marketing year in selected urban centers and allowing users to compare current trends with both five-year average prices, indicative of seasonal trends, and prices in the previous year.

28 Nov 2018 description
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Securing Afghanistan’s Future: Peace, Self-Reliance and Connectivity

Preamble

27 Nov 2018 description

In numbers

to assist 1.4 million people affected by drought in 22 provinces

FAO requires USD 30 million

period October 2018 – April 2019

10.6 millionpeople severely food insecure

Drought response

27 Nov 2018 description

Key issues in the past week:

  • Humanitarian actors are facing increasing demands of illegal taxation by NSAGs.

  • The security situation in Malistan and Juguri of Ghazni province has improved. However, some local residents feel traumatized by the recent conflict.

  • A total of 301,000 people have been verified as having been displaced by conflict in 2018.

***Countrywide conflict displacement**

25 Nov 2018 description

During last week (18 – 24 November 2018), 142 Afghan refugees returned to Afghanistan (119 from Pakistan, 23 from Iran and 0 from other countries)

15,374 Afghan refugees returned to Afghanistan in 2018, out of which 13,411 from Pakistan, 1,821 from Iran and 142 from other countries (as of 24 November 2018)

This is 73% less compared to the same period in 2017, when 57,886 Afghan refugees returned to Afghanistan

22 Nov 2018 description

Highlights

721,276 total returns from Iran and Pakistan since 01 Jan 2018

691,637 total returns from Iran since 01 Jan 2018

29,639 total returns from Pakistan since 01 Jan 2018

28,360 undocumented Afghans returned from Iran

587 undocumented Afghans returned from Pakistan

2% of returnees from Iran (585 individuals) assisted

87% of returnees from Pakistan (513 individuals) assisted

22 Nov 2018 description

Situation overview

Non-State Armed Groups (NSAG) attacked Jaghuri district’s Baba area in Ghazni province on 19 November, but since then there have been no further attacks. In Malistan district, the NSAG have withdrawn their fighters, but some small groups were observed in Hutqul (Jaghuri) and Zardak (Malistan).

21 Nov 2018 description

Key issues in the past week:

  • A total of 289,867 people have been verified as having been displaced by conflict in 2018.

  • Heavy armed clashes between NSAG and ANSF reported in Jaghuri and Malistan district of Ghazni province, resulting in increasing number of IDPs and humanitarian crisis.

  • 60%-70% of the population are displaced from Jaghuri and Malistan districts.

40,285 New IDPs reported in the past week

172,918 People assisted in the past week

19 Nov 2018 description

Key Findings

Area under opium poppy cultivation decreased by 20% since 2017 but remains at very high levels

The total opium poppy cultivation area in Afghanistan was estimated at 263,000 (242,000 – 283,000) hectares in 2018, a 20% or 65,000 hectares decrease compared to the previous year. It is the second highest measurement since the beginning of systematic opium poppy monitoring and recording in 1994. The level of 2018 exceeds the third highest level of 2014 by 17% or 39,000 hectares.

18 Nov 2018 description

During last week (11 – 17 November 2018), 137 Afghan refugees returned to Afghanistan (113 from Pakistan, 24 from Iran and 0 from other countries)

15,232 Afghan refugees returned to Afghanistan in 2018, out of which 13,292 from Pakistan, 1,798 from Iran and 142 from other countries (as of 17 November 2018)

This is 73% less compared to the same period in 2017, when 57,279 Afghan refugees returned to Afghanistan

16 Nov 2018 description

Emergency assistance needs are atypically high through the lean season across the country

KEY MESSAGES

14 Nov 2018 description

Situation overview

Heavy fighting in Malistan and Jaghuri has resulted in population displacement to multiple locations within Ghazni province and beyond. In particular, conflict has escalated since 10 November, with intensified ground operations and airstrikes triggering displacement into Bamyan and Maidan-Wardak provinces and towards Kabul. The situation within the affected districts is chaotic, with families moving repeatedly in search of safety.