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11 Dec 2018 description

Key issues in the past week:

On 30 November 2018, a 4.9 magnitude earthquake hit Pule-Khumri city in Baghlan province: 1,190 people were affected, nine people were injured, 32 houses destroyed, and 138 houses damaged.

Based on initial reports, 29,650 people were displaced in the past week.

A total of 316,470 people have been verified as displaced by conflict in 2018.

Countrywide conflict displacement

10 Dec 2018 description

Highlights

  • 766,300 total returns from Iran and Pakistan since 01 Jan 2018
  • 735,277 total returns from Iran since 01 Jan 2018 31,023 total returns from Pakistan since 01 Jan 2018
  • 13,644 undocumented Afghans returned from Iran 331 undocumented Afghans returned from Pakistan 5% of returnees from Iran (623 individuals) assisted
  • 87% of returnees from Pakistan (287 individuals) assisted

Return from Iran

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

04 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;

• 21,086 families verified in 10 settlements

• 9,603 families have received NFIs and 3,231 families have received emergency shelter from IOM, UNHCR, IFRC, DRC, IRC and NRC

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.

02 Dec 2018 description

Timely start of wet season however Crisis (IPC Phase 3) and Emergency (IPC Phase 4) persist

Key Messages

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**

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

21 Nov 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;

• 21,086 families verified in 10 settlements

• 9,326 families have received NFIs and 3,111 families have received emergency shelter from IOM, UNHCR, IFRC, DRC, IRC and NRC

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

21 Nov 2018 description

In Numbers

895,000 drought-affected people assisted between January and September 2018

US$1.5 m of cash-for-food assistance distributed in Afghanistan in September

US$80.1 m six months funding requirements (October 2018-March 2019)

Operational Updates

16 Nov 2018 description

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

KEY MESSAGES

13 Nov 2018 description

Highlights

700,056 total returns from Iran and Pakistan since 01 Jan 2018

671,065 total returns from Iran since 01 Jan 2018

28,991 total returns from Pakistan since 01 Jan 2018

12,475 undocumented Afghans returned from Iran

385 undocumented Afghans returned from Pakistan

4% of returnees from Iran (492 individuals) assisted

85% of returnees from Pakistan (328 individuals) assisted

13 Nov 2018 description

Key issues in the past week:

  • A total of 288,600 people have been verified as having been displaced by conflict in 2018.

  • NSAG (ISK) has closed down 40-50 schools in Chaparhar district, Nangarhar province.

  • ARAZI and MoRR signed the MOU on the Transfer of State Land for the establishment of temporary settlements for IDPs displaced due to natural disasters.

Key numbers of the past week:

  • 15,000 new IDPs reported in the past week

06 Nov 2018 description

Highlights

687194 total returns from Iran and Pakistan since 01 Jan 2018

658,590 total returns from Iran since 01 Jan 2018

28,604 total returns from Pakistan since 01 Jan 2018

12,402 undocumented Afghans returned from Iran

680 undocumented Afghans returned from Pakistan

4% of returnees from Iran (517 individuals) assisted

83% of returnees from Pakistan (561 individuals) assisted

Return from Iran