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Afghanistan : Avalanches : 2010/02/09
GLIDE: FL-2010-000021-AFG  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2010/02/09
Name Avalanches
Outline Heavy snowfall and avalanche claimed the lives of eight Afghans and wounded over 40 others.

Human Impact Physical Impact Others

Related Links
  • Government of Afghanistan 2010/02/12
    According to MoPH collected data as of 13 Feb 2010, 184 lost their lives, 130 injured and more than 2000 civilians have been rescued so far.
  • OCHA ReliefWeb 2010/02/10
    A total of 166 people were killed and 66 seriously injured by a series of avalanches in the Salang area on 8 February. A total of 1600 people were evacuated after being stranded in the area.
  • BBC news 2010/02/10
    At least 150 people have been killed in a series of avalanches that have blocked a mountain pass north of Kabul, Afghan officials say.
  • Xinhua News 2010/02/09
    Avalanche kills 8 Afghans, injure 40
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