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15 Jul 2018 description
  • During last week (08 July – 14 July 2018), 650 Afghan refugees returned to Afghanistan (588 from Pakistan, 59 from Iran and 3 from other countries)
  • 9,284 Afghan refugees returned to Afghanistan in 2018, out of which 8,504 from Pakistan, 678 from Iran and 102 from other countries (as of 14 July 2018)
  • This is 77% less compared to the same period in 2017, when 36,914 Afghan refugees returned to Afghanistan
15 Jul 2018 description
  1. Rivers Flow Situation Reported by Flood Forecasting Division. River Kabul at Nowshera is flowing at Low level and all other rivers are flowing at normal level. Details at Annex A.

15 Jul 2018 description
  1. Rivers Flow Situation Reported by Flood Forecasting Division. River Kabul at Nowshera is flowing at Low level and all other rivers are flowing at normal level. Low to Medium level flooding is expected in the Nullahs of Rivers Ravi and Chenab during next 24-hours.
    Details at Annex A.

15 Jul 2018 description

Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 9 July 2018 – Today the Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) in partnership with UNDP, announced the country’s first provincial strategy for financing climate action. The Climate Change Financing Framework (CCFF), which serves as a road map for integrating climate change in public financial and economic management, represents one of the first government endorsed policies adopted at state-level in the world. Today’s launch in Peshawar follows the adoption of the country’s federal level CCFF in October 2017.

14 Jul 2018 description
report UN News Service

The United Nations Security Council has strongly condemned the terrorist attack in south-west Pakistan that killed more than 120 people and left scores wounded at an election rally Friday.

In a press statement, the Security Council denounced the attack as “heinous and cowardly” and urged all States, in accordance with their obligations under international law and relevant Council resolutions, to cooperate actively with the Pakistan Government and other relevant authorities to bring to justice the perpetrators and financiers of this and other such terrorist acts.

13 Jul 2018 description

Horst Seehofer has managed to illustrate the inhumanity and futility of Europe’s return policy with a “joke” about the deportation of 69 people on his 69th birthday. The numbers no longer match: one of the group committed suicide after being returned to Afghanistan. He was a young man who had arrived in Germany as a child and had lived there for eight years, “returned” to a town he’d never been to.

13 Jul 2018 description
  1. Rivers Flow Situation Reported by Flood Forecasting Division. All rivers are flowing at normal level. Details at Annex A.

12 Jul 2018 description

SG/SM/19133

Following is a transcript of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ press conference, held in New York today:

Ladies and gentlemen of the media,

I really thank you very much for your presence.

Tomorrow, the General Assembly is expected to agree on a Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration, for formal adoption in December in Marrakesh. This action has immense potential to help the world harness the benefits of regular migration while safeguarding against the dangers of irregular movements that place people at risk.

12 Jul 2018 description

Rainfall continues in the Sahel, no weather hazards reported over Africa

Africa Overview

Rainfall continues over the Sahel

12 Jul 2018 description
  1. Rivers Flow Situation Reported by Flood Forecasting Division. All rivers are flowing at normal level. Low to Medium flooding is expected in the River Chenab along with associated Nullahs of Rivers Ravi and Chenab during the week. Details at Annex A.

11 Jul 2018 description

The world’s uprooted children will ignite a new generation of wars. Can we prevent it?

By: Kathleen Kuehnast, Ph.D.

11 Jul 2018 description
  1. Rivers Flow Situation Reported by Flood Forecasting Division. All rivers are flowing at normal level. Low to Medium flooding is expected in the River Chenab along with associated Nullahs of Rivers Ravi and Chenab during the week. Details at Annex A.

10 Jul 2018 description

Last week in Afghanistan, a suicide bomber reportedly killed and wounded around 40 people in Jalalabad. Most of the victims belong to Afghanistan’s Sikh and Hindu minority groups and included the only Sikh electoral candidate in the upcoming general election. Additionally, the arrest of a district militia leader and close aide of Vice President Dostum led to a number of demonstrations in several provinces throughout the week, including a riot in Maymana City in which one demonstrator was reportedly killed.

10 Jul 2018 description

In Afghanistan, DTM employs the Baseline Mobility Assessment tool, designed to track mobility, determine the population sizes and locations of forcibly displaced people, reasons for displacement, places of origin, displacement locations and times of displacement, including basic demographics, as well as vulnerabilities and priority needs. Data is collected at the settlement level, through key informant interviews, focus group discussions, and direct observations. This provincial report summarises the DTM findings in Herat.

10 Jul 2018 description

In Afghanistan, DTM employs the Baseline Mobility Assessment tool, designed to track mobility, determine the population sizes and locations of forcibly displaced people, reasons for displacement, places of origin, displacement locations and times of displacement, including basic demographics, as well as vulnerabilities and priority needs. Data is collected at the settlement level, through key informant interviews, focus group discussions, and direct observations. This provincial report summarises the DTM findings in Baghlan.

10 Jul 2018 description

In Afghanistan, DTM employs the Baseline Mobility Assessment tool, designed to track mobility, determine the population sizes and locations of forcibly displaced people, reasons for displacement, places of origin, displacement locations and times of displacement, including basic demographics, as well as vulnerabilities and priority needs. Data is collected at the settlement level, through key informant interviews, focus group discussions, and direct observations. This provincial report summarises the DTM findings in Kunduz.

10 Jul 2018 description

In Afghanistan, DTM employs the Baseline Mobility Assessment tool, designed to track mobility, determine the population sizes and locations of forcibly displaced people, reasons for displacement, places of origin, displacement locations and times of displacement, including basic demographics, as well as vulnerabilities and priority needs. Data is collected at the settlement level, through key informant interviews, focus group discussions, and direct observations. This provincial report summarises the DTM findings in Kunar.

10 Jul 2018 description

In Afghanistan, DTM employs the Baseline Mobility Assessment tool, designed to track mobility, determine the population sizes and locations of forcibly displaced people, reasons for displacement, places of origin, displacement locations and times of displacement, including basic demographics, as well as vulnerabilities and priority needs. Data is collected at the settlement level, through key informant interviews, focus group discussions, and direct observations. This provincial report summarises the DTM findings in Kabul.