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Afghanistan : Flash Flood : 2014/04/24
GLIDE: FF-2014-000060-AFG  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2014/04/24
Country
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District
Afghanistan
Name Flash Flood
Outline Heavy rainfall since 24 April 2014 has caused flash floods across six provinces of the Northern Region of Afghanistan; reportedly killing 123 people and with more still missing.

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Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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  • OCHA 2014/05/22
    The number of flood affected is about 125,000 people in 27 provinces in 123 districts.
  • OCHA 2014/05/10
    The number affected by floods in Afghanistan has risen by a further 30,000 people to more than 120,000 people in 16 provinces (85 districts).
  • OCHA 2014/05/06
    The number affected by floods in Afghanistan has risen by a further 19,000 people to more than 90,000 in 14 provinces (62 districts). 669 persons were killed by flooding and landslide.
  • OCHA 2014/05/02
    On 2nd May 2014 at around 11:00 am a landslide occurred in Badakhshan province. Reportedly 350 people have died.
  • OCHA 2014/05/01
    Over 67,000 people affected, 150 deaths – according to new assessment data available.
  • Aljazeera 2014/04/26
    Flash floods in northern Afghanistan have killed more than 180 people and displaced thousands after days of torrential rain.
  • UNOCHA 2014/04/25
    Initial reports indicate that Jawzjan province is the worst affected in the region, where 80 people have reportedly been killed and some 6,000 people have been displaced.
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