Details of Disaster Information


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

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

Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

Related Links
Report/Articles
  • 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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