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Afghanistan:Flash Flood:2021/07/28

Duration2021/07/28 People in a remote part of eastern Afghanistan were buried under mud and debris when heavy rain brought flash floods in late night of 28 July 2021. Children and women are said to be among the victims in Kamdesh, with at least 60 people dead and dozens more missing, and many homes destroyed. The disaster zone is held by Taliban militants fighting the government.
Country or DistrictAfghanistan
NameFlash Flood

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  • IFRC 2021/08/05
    As per the initial field reports, around 150 lives are lost with 113 dead bodies found as of 31 July 2021 – others were still missing.
  • ECHO 2021/08/02
    Media report 113 fatalities and others missing.
  • BBC 2021/07/29
    Afghan officials gave a death toll of 60 but the Taliban say 150 people died in the flooding, the Associated Press news agency reports.
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