Details of Disaster Information


Afghanistan : Cold Wave : 2008/01/06
GLIDE: AV-2008-000003-AFG  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2008/01/06
Country
   or
District
Afghanistan
Name Cold Wave
Outline Over 650 people have died in Afghanistan since December as a result of sub-zero temperatures, snow and cold-related respiratory diseases

Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
OCHA Situation Report No.6 2008/02/14
Over 800 dead houses
over 730 destroyed

livestock
134,693 dead

Reuters News 2008/02/09
763 dead houses
over 500 destroyed;
over 40,000 damaged

livestock(cattle)
nearly 230,000 killed

IRIN NEWS 2008/02/08
654 dead

84 injured
house
41 damaged

livestock
188,711 dead


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Report/Articles
Geographycal Data Information
  • NASA 2008/01/24
    Satellite Image of Severe Cold in Southwestern Asia (17 - 24 Jan 2008)