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Afghanistan Weekly Field Report (05 – 11 November 2018)

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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

  • 289,000 total verified IDPs in 2018

  • 137,000 people assisted in the past week

Countrywide conflict displacement

A total of 288,614 people have been verified as having been displaced by conflict in 2018, according to OCHA’s Displacement Tracking System (DTS), an increase of 6,635 on the previous week’s total. Overall, the number of people displaced so far is 33% less than the same period last year (431,871).

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