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Mainstreaming Migration Into National Development Strategies Afghanistan | IOM Return of Undocumented Afghans Weekly Situation Report | 14 - 20 May 2017

Afghanistan | IOM Return of Undocumented Afghans Weekly Situation Report | 14 - 20 May 2017

May 29, 2017 - Afghanistan

Return from Pakistan A total of 4,564 undocumented Afghans spontaneously returned or were deported from Pakistan through the Turkham border (Nangarhar province) border crossing from 14-20 May 2017, according to the Border Monitoring Team of the Directorate of Refugees and Repatriation (DoRR). Of the total returnees, 4,535 were spontaneous returnees in family groups and 29 were deported individuals. This is a 3% increase from the previous week and brings the total number of undocumented Afghans returnees from Pakistan since 1 January 2017 to 59,985. IOM provided post-arrival assistance to 98% of undocumented Afghan returnees from Pakistan (4,471 individuals), including 1,055 single parents and 15 special cases. The assistance provided includes meals, accommodation, Non-Food Items (NFIs), onward transportation and referral services, as well as support from partners (see Annex 1) .