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Afghanistan: Cold Wave: 2024/03/01 Country Information on DRR

Period 2024/03/01
Country or District Afghanistan
Event Type Cold Wave
Outline Heavy snowfall, rainfall and low temperatures has affected most of Afghanistan resulting in casualties and widespread disruption to services, blocked roads and significant loss of livestock of livestock between 26 February to 1 March 2024. The provinces most affected are: Badghis, Badakhshan, Faryab, Jawzjan, Kandahar, Helmand and Sari Pul.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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IFRC 2024/03/24
According to public authorities, news agencies, and the Afghan Red Crescent Society, at least 35 human lives have been lost,dozens of people injured, and thousands of livestock perished, depriving affected households of their livelihoods due to the heavy snowfall and cold temperatures.