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Afghanistan : Flood : 2002/04/23
GLIDE: FL-2002-000242-AFG  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2002/04/23
Name Flood
Outline One day of heavy rains in western Afghanistan on 23 April caused flooding. The Governor's office in Qala-i-Naw has reported that two people are dead and five are missing as a result of the flash floods.

Human Impact Physical Impact Others
OCHA Situation Report No.1 2002/04/25
Dead: 2 persons
Missing: 5 people

500 houses have been destroyed.

The floods have destroyed surrounding roads, and although severely damaged.
1,200 people in Qala-i-Naw and eight surrounding villages have been affected.

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