604,096 total returns from Iran and Pakistan since 01 Jan 2018
578,263 total returns from Iran since 01 Jan 2018
25,833 total returns from Pakistan since 01 Jan 2018
26,192 undocumented Afghans returned from Iran
680 undocumented Afghans returned from Pakistan
1% of returnees from Iran (360 individuals) assisted
85% of returnees from Pakistan (577 individuals) assisted
Return from Iran
A total of 26,192 undocumented Afghans spontaneously returned or were deported from Iran through the Milak (Nimroz) and Herat (Islam Qala) border crossings between 23—29 September 2018, 82% more than in the previous week. This brings the total number of undocumented returnees from Iran since 01 January 2018 to 578,263.
IOM provided post-arrival humanitarian assistance to 360 (1%) undocumented Afghans deported from Iran at its Transit Centers in Nimroz and Herat, including 49 Unaccompanied Migrant Children (UMC), 21 Medical Cases (MC), 23 members of Single Parent Families (SP), 2 Single Females (SF), 2 Physically Disabled (PD), 11 Special Cases (SC), 15 member of Poor Families (PF), 2 Drug Addicted (DA) and 1 Unaccompanied Elderly (UE).