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

In 2021, displacement due to ongoing conflict and natural disasters is continuing to drive humanitarian needs in Afghanistan. Almost 81,000 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 239,500 people have returned from neighbouring countries to Afghanistan so far this year including 236,000 from Iran, and 3,500 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: 
20 Apr 2021
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Humanitarian Dashboard