DTM identified 945,182 IDPs, 454,054 outgoing migrants and 1,471,388 returnees from abroad. 16,701 key informants were interviewed across 9 provinces and 120 districts. A total of 3,920 settlements were assessed.
The DTM Baseline Mobility Assessment was conducted from 29 January to 16 March 2017 in 3 provinces: Nangarhar, Kunar and Laghman, covering a total of 42 districts and 1,368 settlements with existing target populations.
In 2016, a total of 691,581 undocumented Afghans returned to Afghanistan from Pakistan (248,054) and Iran (443,527). This is a 4% overall increase from 2015 (663,295 returns from Pakistan and Iran).
From 2 November 2016 through 7 February 2017, a total of 435 heads of household were interviewed at Zero Point and IOM’s Transit Center near the border. The results of those interviews are analyzed in the following report.
A total of 306 heads of households were interviewed: 34% were daily wage laborers in Pakistan, 11% were drivers and 6% were shopkeepers.