In 2021, displacement due to ongoing conflict and natural disasters is continuing to drive humanitarian needs in Afghanistan. Almost 677,000 people have left their homes this year due to fighting. Many of these people remain displaced across the country, as conflict and poverty prevent them from returning to their areas of origin. In addition to this, close to 938,000 people have returned from neighbouring countries to Afghanistan so far this year including 926,000 from Iran, and 12,000 from Pakistan, while a small number also returned from Europe.
- UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
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