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Afghanistan Weekly Field Report (15 - 21 January 2018)


Key issues:

More than 2,000 people have been displaced in Nejrab District, Kapisa, to the district centre and other villages due to military operations in the past two weeks.

Close to 7,000 people were displaced to Kunduz City from Chardarah district since 15 January due to military operations, according to initial information.

From 14 to 20 January, a total of 10,084 Afghans returned to Afghanistan, the vast majority from Iran.
On 15 January, the Humanitarian Response Plan 2018 – 2021 was officially launched in Kabul jointly by the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and the humanitarian community.

The humanitarian community is seeking US$430 million from international donors to assist 2.8 million people in 2018.

During the past week, more than 10,000 displaced people, returnees, refugees and host families received some form of humanitarian aid, including winterisation assistance.

Two staff members of a national NGO were reportedly beaten and detained for a short time in Maywand district, Kandahar, by two members of the Afghan Local Police.


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