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OCHA Afghanistan Weekly Field Report Week | 27 November – 3 December 2017

OCHA Afghanistan Weekly Field Report Week | 27 November – 3 December 2017

Highlights:

  • From 1 January to 3 December 2017, a total of 372,977 people were displaced due to conflict in Afghanistan, some 12,000 people more compared to the previous week.
  • The provinces sheltering the highest numbers of IDPs are Nangarhar (75,980), Kunduz (35,903), Badghis (25,723) and Faryab (21,022).
  • Tensions remained high in Khogyani, Nangarhar, where fighting between armed groups displaced more than 43,000 people since mid-October.
  • This year, 96,350 undocumented returnees have returned from Pakistan and 417,931 from Iran. Further, a total of 58,657 refugees have returned to Afghanistan, the majority from Pakistan.
  • In the past week, more than 90,000 people in need received some form of humanitarian assistance or winterisation support.
  • UNHCR and partners of the Emergency Shelter/NFI Cluster (ES/NFI) distributed winterisation assistance to more than 5,100 families.
  • In total, more than 14,400 families have received support this year to get through winter.

Download the report in English, Dari and Pashto via the pull-down above. 

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Organization(s): 
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Original Publication Date: 
04 Dec 2017
Document type: 
Situation Report
Location(s): 
Afghanistan