Afghanistan Weekly Field Report (12 – 19 November 2018)

Report
from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Published on 19 Nov 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).

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