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AFGHANISTAN: Snapshot of Population Movements (January - April 2021)

In 2021, displacement due to ongoing conflict and natural disasters is continuing to drive humanitarian needs in Afghanistan. Almost 100,000 people have left their homes this year due to fighting. Many of these people remain displaced across the country, as conflict and poverty prevent them from returning to their areas of origin. In addition to this, close to 366,000  people have returned from neighbouring countries to Afghanistan so far this year including 361,000 from Iran, and 4,800 from Pakistan, while a small number also returned from Europe.

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United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
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Original Publication Date: 
21 May 2021
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Humanitarian Dashboard