105,929 total returns from Iran and Pakistan since 01 Jan 2019
100,347 total returns from Iran since 01 Jan 2019
5,582 total returns from Pakistan since 01 Jan 2019
5,215 undocumented Afghans returned from Iran
734 undocumented Afghans returned from Pakistan
13% of returnees from Iran (669 individuals) assisted
85% of returnees from Pakistan (621 individuals)
Return from Iran
According to the Border Monitoring Team of the Directorate of Refugees and Repatriation (DoRR), a total of 5,215 undocumented Afghans spontaneously returned or were deported from Iran through the Milak (Nimroz) and Herat (Islam Qala) border crossings between 31 March to 06 April 2019, 21% less than in the previous week (6,616). 2,394 returned voluntarily, 2,821 were deported. This brings the total number of undocumented returnees from Iran since 01 January 2019 to 106,296. IOM provided post-arrival humanitarian assistance to 669 (13%) undocumented Afghans deported from Iran at its Transit Centers in Nimroz and Herat, including 63 Unaccompanied Migrant Children, 57 Medical Cases, 207 members of Single Parent Families, 13 Physically Disabled, 41 Special Cases, 8 Unaccompanied Elderly, 36 Drug Addicted, 10 members of a Poor Family, 2 Single Female and 232 members of deported families.
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