Details of Disaster Information

Afghanistan : Flood : 2005/06/17
GLIDE: FL-2005-000094-AFG  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2005/06/17
Name Flood
Outline Floods caused by heavy rains over the previous four days have killed as many as 48 people and washed away about 700 homes and several roads in northern Afghanistan, a minister said.

Human Impact Physical Impact Others
OCHA Situation Report No. 1 2005/06/20
Dead: 29
injured: 40
Destroyed residential dwellings: 1,000
Killed livestock: 3,731

Related Links
  • OCHA ReliefWeb 2005/06/21
    Heavy flooding and rains since last week have killed 51 people in 12 provinces of Afghanistan, said a government official Tuesday.
  • OCHA Situation Report No. 1 2005/06/20
    Severe storms, including hailstorms, commencing on 16 June have led to heavy flooding in parts of northeastern and eastern Afghanistan. The Government has claimed 48 deaths, however, the UN has thus far confirmed 29 persons killed and 40 injured. The affected provinces include, Badakhshan, Kapisa, Kunar and Nangarhar.
  • Reuters AlertNet 2005/06/20
    The United Nations is providing emergency aid to Afghanistan's northeastern province of Badakhshan after a hailstorm and heavy floods last week killed an estimated 29 people, injured 40, and destroyed over 1,000 homes.
  • Guardian Unlimited 2005/06/18
    Airplanes loaded with food, tents and other emergency supplies rushed to northern Afghanistan on Saturday after floods left dozens dead and thousands homeless, officials said.
  • Reuters AlertNet 2005/06/17
    Floods caused by heavy rains have destroyed hundreds of homes and may have killed up to 48 people in northern Afghanistan in the past few days, a minister said on Friday.