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13 Sep 2018 description

Repatriation of Afghan refugees was significantly higher compared to 166 refugees that repatriated between 26 August and 1 September. Return of undocumented Afghans also increased, by 27%, compared to 705 individuals that returned in the preceding week.

Some 96% (525 individuals) of the registered Afghan refugee returnees were provided with cash assistance, while 77% (687 individuals) of the undocumented Afghan returnees were provided post-arrival assistance.

05 Sep 2018 description

WHO: Mark Lowcock, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator
WHAT: Joint Mission to Pakistan with the UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi WHEN: 6-9 September 2018
WHERE: Islamabad, Peshawar

05 Sep 2018 description

Cross-border movement of Afghan refugees and undocumented Afghans resumed this week after holidays, but the numbers remained low following the trend in 2018.

Some 99% (164 individuals) of the registered Afghan refugee returnees were provided with cash assistance, while 76% (535 individuals) of the undocumented Afghan returnees were provided post-arrival assistance.

29 Aug 2018 description

Cross-border movement of Afghan refugees and undocumented Afghans remained suspended for most of the week due to Eid holidays.

One Afghan refugee returnee was provided with cash assistance, while 56% (31 individuals) of the undocumented Afghan returnees were provided post-arrival assistance.

28 Aug 2018 description

Weekly repatriation of registered Afghan refugees was 40% less compared to 292 refugees repatriated between 5 and 11 August 2018. Return of undocumented Afghans also decreased, by 11%, compared to the preceding week.

All 176 Afghan refugee returnees were provided with cash assistance, while 74% (416 individuals) of the undocumented Afghan returnees were provided post-arrival assistance.

17 Aug 2018 description

Weekly repatriation of registered Afghan refugees was 53% less compared to 621 refugees repatriated between 29 July and 4 August 2018. Return of undocumented Afghans also decreased, by 34%, compared to the preceding week.
All 292 Afghan refugee returnees were provided with cash assistance, while 93% (585 individuals) of the undocumented Afghan returnees were provided post-arrival assistance.

14 Aug 2018 description

PAKISTAN

As of 6 August, 67 people had been killed, 128 injured and 222 houses damaged due to flooding as a result of heavy rains between 20 June and 5 August. Heavy rains, the overflow of water channels and high winds caused most of the damage to property and loss of life. The greatest number of fatalities have been reported in the Punjab province where 31 people have died, and 71 people have been injured.

CAMBODIA

13 Aug 2018 description

Weekly repatriation of registered Afghan refugees and return of undocumented Afghans remained low as per the trend throughout 2018.

Some 99% (612 individuals) of the registered Afghan refugee returnees were provided with cash assistance, while 89% (853 individuals) of the undocumented Afghan returnees were provided post-arrival assistance.

03 Aug 2018 description

Cross-border movement was significantly low as the borders were closed due to elections in Pakistan. Repatriation of registered Afghan refugees was 74% less compared to 480 refugees that repatriated between 15 and 21 July 2018. The return of undocumented Afghans decreased by 84% compared to 848 Afghans that returned in the preceding week.
Some 99% (125 individuals) of the registered Afghan refugee returnees were provided with cash assistance, while 95% (130 individuals) of the undocumented Afghan returnees were provided post-arrival assistance.

26 Jul 2018 description

Repatriation of registered Afghan refugees decreased by 20% compared to 602 refugees that repatriated between 8 and 14 July 2018. The return of undocumented Afghans decreased by 8% compared to 926 Afghans that returned in the preceding week.

Some 98% (470 individuals) of the registered Afghan refugee returnees were provided with cash assistance. Due to funding constraints, only 46% (386 individuals) of the undocumented Afghan returnees were provided post-arrival assistance.

06 Jul 2018 description

Cross-border movement of Afghans continued to increase compared with last few weeks. This week, the repatriation of registered Afghan refugees and return of undocumented Afghans matched pre-Ramadan figures of early May.

Some 90% (1,109 individuals) of the undocumented returnees were provided with needs-based assistance while 98% (586 individuals) of the registered Afghan refugee returnees were provided with cash assistance.

02 Jul 2018 description

Cross-border movement of Afghans resumed this week after Eid holidays. Repatriation of registered Afghan refugees and return of undocumented Afghans marked significant increase compared to the week of 10 to 16 June.

Some 90% (354 individuals) of the undocumented returnees were provided with needs-based assistance while 98% (165 individuals) of the registered Afghan refugee returnees were provided with cash assistance.

22 Jun 2018 description

Cross-border movement remained low with the end of Ramadan and start of Eid holidays.
Repatriation of registered Afghan refugees and return of undocumented Afghans marked significant decreases as compared to the week of 3 to 9 June.
Some 72% (38 individuals) of the undocumented returnees were provided with needs-based assistance while 100% (9 individuals) of the registered Afghan refugee returnees were provided with cash assistance.

14 Jun 2018 description

Repatriation of registered Afghan refugees decreased by 32% compared to 97 refugees that repatriated between 27 May and 2 June 2018. Return of undocumented Afghans was 15% less than last week’s figure of 252.

Some 97% (208 individuals) of the undocumented returnees were provided with needs-based assistance while 100% (66 individuals) of the registered Afghan refugee returnees were provided with cash assistance.

11 Jun 2018 description

This week, repatriation of registered Afghan refugees decreased by 13% compared to 112 refugees that repatriated between 20 and 26 May 2018. Return of undocumented Afghans was 12% less than last week’s figure of 286.

Some 91% (229 individuals) of the undocumented returnees were provided with needs-based assistance while 96% (93 individuals) of the registered Afghan refugee returnees were provided with cash assistance.

01 Jun 2018 description

Cross-border movement continued to remain significantly low due to Ramadan. Repatriation of registered Afghan refugees decreased by 80% compared to 556 refugees that repatriated between 13 and 19 May 2018. Return of undocumented Afghans was 66% less than last week’s figure of 837.

Some 96% (275 individuals) of the undocumented returnees were provided with needs-based assistance while 99% (111 individuals) of the registered Afghan refugee returnees were provided with cash assistance.

01 Jun 2018 description

The Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) is a semi-autonomous tribal region in northwestern Pakistan, consisting of seven tribal agencies (districts) and six frontier regions, and are directly governed by Pakistan's federal government through a special set of laws called the Frontier Crimes Regulations (FCR). It borders Pakistan's provinces of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan to the east and south, and Afghanistan's provinces of Kunar, Nangarhar, Paktia, Khost and Paktika to the west and north.