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Pakistan: Voluntary Repatriation of Afghan Refugees: South West Asia - Quarterly Update (April-June 2020)

Countries: Afghanistan, Iran (Islamic Republic of), Pakistan Source: UN High Commissioner for Refugees Please refer to the attached file. Since 2002, nearly 5.3 million Afghan refugees have returned to Afghanistan under UNHCR s facilitated Voluntary Repatriation programme. At the Encashment Centres in Afghanistan, returning refugees receive a voluntary repatriation cash grant of approximately USD 200 per individual, as well as a range of services to support their reintegration. Due to Covid-19 no returns facilitated from Pakistan during this period. Of the 336 refugees who were deregistered in Iran in 2020 so far only 327 presented at encashment ceters in Afghanistan. Lack of access to education and health facilities in country of asylum featured as a more prominent reason for return in 2020 compared with 2019.


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