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Afghan Refugees in Pakistan

Pakistan/ Afghan refugees/ Gulab Khan, 30 years old works baking bread while his friend Hashin Khan, 49 years old sits by in Tekhal Bala, Peshawar, a community with many Afghan refugees residing. Gulab has had his bakery for the last 13 years and arrived in Pakistan 14 years ago from Jalalabad. He has a wife and two children and is not sure about moving back to Afghanistan. He will wait and see what his friends do before deciding. .in Tekhal Bala, Peshawar, a community with many Afghan refugees residing.. A UNHCR Pakistan government initiative, the Population Profiling Verification Response (PPVR) program involves three steps to aid in data collection on the Afghan refugee community in Pakistan. 60% of the population of 1.7 million Afghans in Pakistan have been covered since the program began. The survey is undertaken in 21 districts of Pakistan. UNHCR/Sam Phelps/ November 2011

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Pakistan/ Afghan refugees/ Gulab Khan, 30 years old works baking bread while his friend Hashin Khan, 49 years old sits by in Tekhal Bala, Peshawar, a community with many Afghan refugees residing. Gulab has had his bakery for the last 13 years and arrived in Pakistan 14 years ago from Jalalabad. He has a wife and two children and is not sure about moving back to Afghanistan. He will wait and see what his friends do before deciding. .in Tekhal Bala, Peshawar, a community with many Afghan refugees residing.. A UNHCR Pakistan government initiative, the Population Profiling Verification Response (PPVR) program involves three steps to aid in data collection on the Afghan refugee community in Pakistan. 60% of the population of 1.7 million Afghans in Pakistan have been covered since the program began. The survey is undertaken in 21 districts of Pakistan. UNHCR/Sam Phelps/ November 2011