Details of Disaster Information


Afghanistan : Flash Flood : 2006/11/10
GLIDE: FF-2006-000163-AFG  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2006/11/10
Country
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District
Afghanistan
Name Flash Flood
Outline At least four people have been killed and five others are missing after flash floods, triggered by torrential rains, hit the eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar, the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) said on Friday.

Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

Related Links
Report/Articles
  • IRIN Asia News 2006/11/20
    Some 4,500 families are in urgent need of assistance after recent flash floods hit their villages in the western Badghis province, killing some 56 people, local authorities said on Monday.
  • CNN.com 2006/11/18
    Flash floods in a remote province in northwestern Afghanistan have killed at least 53 people, left scores missing and stranded thousands more, government officials said on 17 November, 2006.
  • Reueters News 2006/11/17
    At least 15 people are dead and more than 100 missing after heavy flooding in northwestern Afghanistan, officials said on Friday.
  • IRIN Asia News 2006/11/10
    Our initial reports indicate that over 1,000 houses have been destroyed either partially or totally,・McNorton asserted.
Pictures
  • Earth Observatry of NASA 2006/11/17
    The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite captured the top image of the floods on November 17, 2006 on the western Afghanistan.