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Afghanistan : Cold Wave : 2009/02/11
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Duration 2009/02/11
Country
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District
Afghanistan
Name Cold Wave
Outline At least 12 people, including six children, were killed and tens of houses were damaged by heavy snow in Herat and Ghor provinces, Afghanistan over the past four days.

Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

Related Links
Report/Articles
  • IRIN News 2009/02/15
    Snow has blocked access to many remote areas in northern, western and central provinces, leaving affected communities urgently needing food aid, medical care and heating items.