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11 Dec 2017 description

Repatriation of registered Afghan refugees was 34% less compared to 688 refugees that repatriated between 19 and 25 November 2017. Return of undocumented Afghans decreased by 14% compared to last week’s figure of 666 individuals.
Some 74% (427 individuals) of the undocumented returnees were provided with needs-based assistance while 98% (447 individuals) of the registered Afghan refugee returnees were provided with cash assistance. UNHCR has suspended the voluntary repatriation program from 1 December for the winter break.

04 Dec 2017 description

Repatriation of registered Afghan refugees was 26% more compared to 545 refugees that repatriated between 12 and 18 November 2017. The return of undocumented Afghans decreased by 22% compared to last week’s figure of 850 individuals.

Some 92% (616 individuals) of the undocumented returnees were provided with needs-based assistance while 98% (672 individuals) of the registered Afghan refugee returnees were provided with cash assistance.

27 Nov 2017 description

There was no significant change in Afghan returns during the reporting week. Repatriation of registered Afghan refugees was only 3% more compared to 529 refugees that repatriated between 5 and 11 November 2017. The return of undocumented Afghans remained similar to last week’s figure of 844 individuals.

Some 92% (780 individuals) of the undocumented returnees were provided with needs-based assistance while 98% (532 individuals) of the registered Afghan refugee returnees were provided with cash assistance.

16 Nov 2017 description

Repatriation of registered Afghan refugees was 22% less compared to 678 refugees that repatriated between 29 October and 4 November 2017. The return of undocumented Afghans also decreased, by 13%, compared to last week’s figure of 968 individuals.

Some 86% (724 individuals) of the undocumented returnees were provided with needs-based assistance while 98% (521 individuals) of the registered Afghan refugee returnees were provided with cash assistance.

10 Nov 2017 description

Local Stories of Change

Empowering communities to help themselves

In May 2017 UNFPA with the Pakistan Humanitarian Pooled Fund (PHPF) began supporting the FATA Health Department and its field units in Kurram Agency, helping two overburdened health facilities in Sadda and Alizai lower Kurram to provide female health workers with reproductive health supplies, safe delivery kits and new-born baby kits.

09 Nov 2017 description

Repatriation of registered Afghan refugees was 17% less compared to 819 refugees that repatriated between 22 and 28 October 2017. The return of undocumented Afghans increased by 5% compared to last week’s figure of 923 individuals.
Some 88% (851 individuals) of the undocumented returnees were provided with needs-based assistance while 96% (649 individuals) of the registered Afghan refugee returnees were provided with cash assistance.

06 Nov 2017 description

Repatriation of registered Afghan refugees was 10% less compared to 905 refugees that repatriated between 15 and 21 October 2017. The return of undocumented Afghans also decreased, by 13%, compared to last week’s figure of 1,059 individuals.
Some 88% (814 individuals) of the undocumented returnees were provided with needs-based assistance while 98% (806 individuals) of the registered Afghan refugee returnees were provided with cash assistance.

26 Oct 2017 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.

26 Oct 2017 description

Repatriation of registered Afghan refugees was 24% less compared to 1,189 refugees that repatriated between 8 and 14 October 2017. The return of undocumented Afghans decreased by 4% compared to last week’s figure of 1,106 individuals.
Some 85% (901 individuals) of the undocumented returnees were provided with needs-based assistance while 98% (887 individuals) of the registered Afghan refugee returnees were provided with cash assistance.

20 Oct 2017 description

Repatriation of registered Afghan refugees increased 23% compared to the 964 refugees that repatriated between 1 to 7 October 2017. The return of undocumented Afghans decreased by 2% compared to last week’s figure of 1,138 individuals.

Some 91% (1,009 individuals) of the undocumented returnees were provided with needs-based assistance while 97% (1,156 individuals) of the registered Afghan refugee returnees were provided with cash assistance.

13 Oct 2017 description

Repatriation of registered Afghan refugees was 9% less compared to 1,054 refugees that repatriated between 24 and 30 September 2017. The return of undocumented Afghans increased by 27% compared to last week’s figure of 899 individuals.

Some 89% (1,010 individuals) of the undocumented returnees were provided with needs-based assistance while 96% (929 individuals) of the registered Afghan refugee returnees were provided with cash assistance.

06 Oct 2017 description

Repatriation of registered Afghan refugees was 23% less compared to 1,377 refugees that repatriated between 17 and 23 September 2017. The return of undocumented Afghans also decreased, by 31%, compared to last week’s figure of 1,307 individuals.
Some 91% (819 individuals) of the undocumented returnees were provided with needs-based assistance while 96% (1,015 individuals) of the registered Afghan refugee returnees were provided with cash assistance.

29 Sep 2017 description

There was no significant change in cross-border movement during the reporting week. Repatriation of registered Afghan refugees to Afghanistan slightly decreased by 4% compared to 1,437 refugees that repatriated between 10 and 16 September 2017. With a 2% decrease, the return of undocumented Afghans remained similar to last week’s figure of 1,337 individuals.

Some 96% (1,249 individuals) of the undocumented returnees were provided with needs-based assistance while 98% (1,354 individuals) of the registered Afghan refugee returnees were provided with cash assistance.

22 Sep 2017 description

Repatriation of registered Afghan refugees to Afghanistan increased significantly this week compared to last week’s figure of 112. Return of undocumented Afghans also increased compared to 367 individuals that returned between 3 and 9 September 2017.
Some 90% (1,204 individuals) of the undocumented returnees were provided with needs-based assistance while 97% (1,400 individuals) of the registered Afghan refugee returnees were provided with cash assistance.

14 Sep 2017 description

Cross-border movement has remained low since Eid holidays. Repatriation of registered Afghan refugees to Afghanistan was 24% this week compared to last week’s figure of 148. Return of undocumented Afghans also remained low with a decrease of 18% compared to 447 individuals that returned between 27 August and 2 September 2017.
Some 84% (307 individuals) of the undocumented returnees were provided with needs-based assistance while 100% (112 individuals) of the registered Afghan refugee returnees were provided with cash assistance.