Details of Disaster Information

Afghanistan : Flood : 2010/05/05
GLIDE: FL-2010-000086-AFG  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2010/05/05
Name Flood
Outline Rainfall and torrential flooding in the Central Highlands and Western and Northeastern regions of Afghanistan, killing at least 31 people.

Human Impact Physical Impact Others

Related Links
  • OCHA ReliefWeb 2010/05/12
    Almost 20 provinces of Afghanistan have been hit by flooding occurred last week, 8 of them severely. 120 people have died and 10,000 homes have been damaged or destroyed, according to the Vice President Khalili.
  • Reuters AlertNet 2010/05/10
    More than 100 people have died and thousands of Afghans have lost their homes due to heavy flooding over the last week in Afghanistan.
  • IRIN 2010/05/09
    Flash floods have killed over 80 people, wounded 240 and damaged more than 5,000 houses in 12 of Afghanistan’s 34 provinces over the past 18 days.
  • BBC news 2010/05/07
    Flash floods caused by heavy rains have hit northern Afghanistan, after a week of flooding across the country in which at least 65 people died.
  • OCHA ReliefWeb 2010/05/06
    Rainfall and torrential flooding occurred in the Central Highlands and Western and Northeastern regions of Afghanistan.
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