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Registered Afghan Refugees in Pakistan JSON 
1,422,588
Source - UNHCR 
Households
210,465
Last updated 31 Aug 2020
Source - UNHCR
Note: Registered Afghans are those who have a valid Proof of Registration (PoR) cards issued by Government of Pakistan Registration Authority (NADRA).
Afghan Refugees Facilitated for Voluntary Repatriation (2002 - 2018) JSON 
4,380,428
Last updated 02 Dec 2019
Source - UNHCR 
Afghan Refugees Facilitated for Voluntary Repatriation in 2020 JSON 
28
Last updated 17 Mar 2020
Source - UNHCR 

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Out of the above figure 18 are entitled for cash assistance, remaining 10 received cash assistance in the past.


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Afghan Refugee Population in Pakistan since 2002 JSON 
Voluntary Repatriation of Afghan Refugees from Pakistan since 2002 JSON 
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  • Afghan Refugees by Location
    Afghan Refugees by Age-Gender JSON 
    Source - UNHCR
    Pakistan Funding (As of January) (2020)
    $34,995,268
    Total appeal
    Date of Funding Data 31 January 2020 (11 months ago)
    Afghan Refugees per Province JSON 
    Location name Source Data date Population
    Azad Jammu & Kashmir UNHCR 31 Aug 2020
      0.3%
    4,317
    Balochistan UNHCR 31 Aug 2020
      22.9%
    325,905
    Gilgit-Baltistan UNHCR 31 Aug 2020
      0.0%
    5
    Islamabad UNHCR 31 Aug 2020
      2.4%
    34,525
    Khyber Pakhtunkhwa UNHCR 31 Aug 2020
      58.0%
    825,786
    Punjab UNHCR 31 Aug 2020
      11.7%
    166,957
    Sindh UNHCR 31 Aug 2020
      4.6%
    65,093

      Highlights
    Pakistan: Karachi: UNHCR handed over blankets, sleeping mates, jerrycans, and plastic sheets to the National Disaster Management Authority for onward distribution to Pakistani communities who were affected by floods and rainfall in Karachi and other parts of the Sindh province. UNHCR also supported Afghan refugees in Karachi.
    31 Dec 2020
    Pakistan: Islamabad: In the months of November and December, UNHCR with the support of other UN agencies and partners arranged activities to mark the 16 Days of Activism campaign.
    31 Dec 2020
    Pakistan: Quetta: The UNHCR Representative undertook her first visit to Balochistan in September. During her visit, she inaugurated the skills development project for refugee and local women in Quetta. She also inaugurated the state-of-the-art laboratory at the Children Hospital. The Representative interacted with male and female refugee outreach volunteers and refugee elders from different refugee villages in Balochistan. She met with the Governor of Balochistan, Justice retired Amanullah Khan Yasinzai and discussed issues related to Afghan refugees in Balochistan.
    31 Dec 2020
    Pakistan: Islamabad: In the month of November, UNHCR Director for Regional Bureau of Asia and the Pacific, Mr. Indrika Ratwatte, visited Pakistan. Mr. Ratwatte, paid a courtesy call to Foreign Secretary, Mr. Sohail Mahmood, Special Representative for Afghanistan, Ambassador (R) Mohammad Sadiq, Afghan Ambassador to Pakistan, Mr. Najibullah Alikhil, Federal Minister for States and Frontier Regions, Mr. Sahibzada Muhammad Mehboob Sultan during his visit. Mr. Ratwatte, met with the Country Director of the World Bank, Ambassador of Germany and Switzerland, and the representatives of various key donors.
    31 Dec 2020
    Pakistan: Islamabad: In order to respond to the urgent needs of refugees in Pakistan, UNHCR is providing a four-month cash grant to the most vulnerable refugee families who are greatly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Under the programme, UNHCR is providing Rs.12,000 one-time cash assistance to the refugees across the country. Some 80,000 of the most vulnerable refugee families are being targeted for this support at this time. Over 75,000 refugee families have already received the cash assistance.
    31 Dec 2020
    Pakistan: Islamabad: Following the launch of the Solutions Strategy for Afghan Refugees (SSAR) Support Platform at the Global Refugee Forum in December 2019, and the subsequent Refugee Summit Islamabad held in Islamabad in February 2020, the High-Level Meeting on the SSAR Support Platform was organized on 6 July 2020. The virtual event was convened by the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, together with high-level representatives from the Islamic Republics of Afghanistan, Iran and Pakistan.
    27 Aug 2020
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    UNHCR Pakistan on Global Focus
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    UNHCR Pakistan Page
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