Afghanistan Weekly Field Report (12 – 19 November 2018)
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
289,867 Total verified IDPs in 2018
Countrywide conflict displacement
A total of 289,867 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).