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

In 2021, displacement due to ongoing conflict and natural disasters is continuing to drive humanitarian needs in Afghanistan. Almost 700K 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 1.26M people have returned from neighbouring countries to Afghanistan so far this year including 1.24M from Iran, and 29.2K from Pakistan, while a small number also returned from Europe. 

Operation(s)/ Webspace(s): 
International Organization for Migration
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Original Publication Date: 
08 Jan 2022
Map/Infographic Type: 
Humanitarian Dashboard
Internally Displaced People (IDPs)
Coordination hub(s): 
National Level Coordination