The Graphic Truth: Who hosts the most Afghan refugees?

Countries that hosted the highest number of Afghan refugees in 2020 (millions of refugees)

Countries that hosted the highest number of Afghan refugees in 2020(millions of refugees)

Afghanistan has been mired in conflict — spanning the Soviet invasion, civil war, and the US occupation — since the late 1970s, prompting a decades-long refugee crisis. In 2020, after the Trump administration announced the US withdrawal from Afghanistan and inked a subsequent deal with the Taliban, Afghans began leaving the country in droves, fearing exactly what we are seeing today: a Taliban takeover. Most have gone to neighboring Pakistan, as well as Iran. We take a look at which countries hosted the most Afghan refugees as of December 2020, and how that compares to their broader refugee populations.

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