IOM COVID-19 Response

COVID-19 Cross-Border Migrant Inflows (updated weekly :: coverage period: 1 JAN 2020 - 08 Aug 2021) 

 

7,008,288

Migrants entered Afghanistan 

6,732,346

Males
 

275,915

Females
 

 

1,703,459

Migrants from
Iran

 

5,301,044

Migrants from
Pakistan

 

3,544

Migrants from
other countries


DTM :: Flow Monitoring :: Districts of Cross-Border Mobility in Afghanistan (download map)

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Top 25 Districts of Cross-Border Mobility (download list of all districts)

Rank Province Destination District Total Migrant Mobility Percent of Total(%) Severity* Severity Rank*
1 Kandahar Kandahar 1,105,940 9.43% High 4
2 Kandahar Spin Boldak 1,003,075 8.56% High 4
3 Kabul Kabul 489,573 4.18% High 4
4 Helmand Lashkargah 328,978 2.81% High 4
5 Herat Hirat 255,231 2.18% High 4
6 Nangarhar Jalalabad 217,558 1.86% High 4
7 Kandahar Daman 171,191 1.46% High 4
8 Kandahar Zheray 145,820 1.24% High 4
9 Daykundi Nili 133,260 1.14% High 4
10 Bamyan Shibar 132,680 1.13% High 4
11 Zabul Qalat 116,393 0.99% High 4
12 Ghazni Ghazni 106,370 0.91% High 4
13 Kandahar Panjwayi 106,268 0.91% High 4
14 Farah Farah 103,581 0.88% High 4
15 Nimroz Zaranj 103,476 0.88% High 4
16 Kandahar Arghandab 101,359 0.86% High 4
17 Bamyan Waras 101,058 0.86% High 4
18 Herat Injil 97,101 0.83% High 4
19 Balkh Chemtal 94,274 0.8% High 4
20 Kunduz Kunduz 94,155 0.8% High 4
21 Daykundi Patoo 88,681 0.76% High 4
22 Ghazni Jaghuri 87,722 0.75% High 4
23 Farah Lash-e-Juwayn 87,187 0.74% High 4
24 Helmand Nad-e-Ali 81,225 0.69% High 4
25 Herat Shindand 79,584 0.68% High 4
             

* severity is defined by migrant mobility in Afghanistan 

 


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    Cross-Border Migrants Inflows from Iran & Pakistan

    7,004,503 Migrants entered Afghanistan from Iran and Pakistan overall

    • Dates of Coverage: 1 JAN 2020 to 08 Aug 2021
    • 1,703,459 from Iran
    • 5,301,044 from Pakistan
    • 360,068 migrants surveyed for mobility data 5.1% sample rate

     

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    Cross-Border Migrant Inflows from Iran

    1,703,459 Migrants entered Afghanistan from Iran

    • Dates of Coverage: 1 JAN 2020 to 08 Aug 2021
    • 1,019,300 migrants entered through Islam Qala and 684,159 through Zaranj.
    • 302,629 migrants surveyed for mobility data, 17.8% sample rate
    • 1,431,415 COVID-19 cases in Iran (as of 02-FEB-21)

     

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    Cross-Border Migrant Inflows from Pakistan

    5,301,044 migrants entered Afghanistan from Pakistan

    • Dates of Coverage: 1 JAN 2020 to 08 Aug 2021
    • 4,497,922 migrants entered through Spin Boldak an796,834 through Torkham.
    • 57,439 migrants surveyed for mobility data 1.1% sample rate
    • 564,077 COVID-19 cases in Pakistan (as of 15-FEB-21)

     

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    Communities in Need of Health Services

    3,200,325 IDPs + Returnees [JAN-2012 -DEC-2020] live more than 5km from the nearest health facility

    5,657 settlements do not have a health facility within 5km 

    Data sources: DTM Flow Monitoring of recent returns from Iran & Pakistan, DTM Baseline Mobility Assessment, Round 11, DEC-2020

     


DTM RCCE Activities :: Settlements Reached (updated 31 JAN 2021)

While conducting population mobility and needs assessments, nationwide, in over 12,600 settlements hosting returnees and IDPs, DTM in Afghanistan is also contributing to the COVID-19 response by engaging communities and mobilizing community leaders to raise COVID-19 risk awareness, demonstrate effective infection prevention and control measures, and dispel misinformation and the stigma surrounding COVID-19 to mitigate the spread of the disease in each assessed community.

  12,600

villages reached

401

districts reached in 34 provinces

 134,498

community leaders reached

 

 
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COVID-19 :: Point of Entry Monitoring  (download report)