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HEAT assessment for Undocumented Returnees in Khogyani District of Nangarhar province (13 Oct 2016)


Joint need assessment of Undocumented Returnees in Khogiani district of Nangarhar


Direct Observation

Key findings: 

The families returned back from Pakistan due to force eviction by government. The families were living in Pakistan for more than 30 years. The government of Pakistan forced them to leave Pakistan and finally expel them and passed from the border. As it was an emergency in eastern region so IOM& DoRR conducted some teams to just register them in zero point and do some advocacy and called all humanitarian actors to consider the emergency came up from undocumented returnees. After that the UN-OCHA called all cluster for the assessment and response so a quick need assessment for the affected population conducted. All clusters were present during the need assessment and needs of them identified. As the UNOCHA was leading agency for the need assessment and response so the data collected and shared with related clusters.
The Chamtala Township was the host of the 333 undocumented families (reported by UNOCHA) so the needs of Food, NFIs, Tents and Winterization submitted to NRC that NRC should be responsible to cover their needs according to NRC capacity and the other needs submitted to the clusters.
Base on the capacity, NRC started the verification of the reported families. In the period mentioned above 100 more out 333 families verified on 4-5-December-2016 who were eligible for NFI, Food and winterization and the verification is going on and will be reported soon, so, the verified families are in need of emergency assistance and it is better to assist them as soon as possible.

Assessment Report: 
Assessment Questionnaire: 
Publicly Available
Assessment Data: 
Not Available
Assessment Date(s): 
с 06 Окт 2016 по 13 Окт 2016
Report completed
Unit(s) of Measurement: 
Collection Method(s): 
Population Type(s): 
Leading/Coordinating Organization(s): 
Norwegian Refugee Council
Participating Organization(s): 
Government of Afghanistan - Ministry of Refugees and Repatriation
Needs Assessment