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Afghanistan : Landslide : 2014/05/02

GLIDE:  LS-2014-000060-AFG

Duration 2014/05/02
Country or District Afghanistan
Name Landslide
Outline Hundreds feared dead or trapped in Afghanistan landslides.
Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Report/Articles

Chicago Tribune 2014/05/05
Afghans struggle to unearth landslide victims in nation\\\'s worst disaster. At least 2,000 people are believed dead. An additional 4,000 people have been displaced, according to a spokesman for the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan, who provided the death toll Sunday.

CNN 2014/05/02
Hundreds of people are feared dead following deep, devastating landslides Friday in a remote, mountainous part of far northeastern Afghanistan. Yet Ari Gaitanis, a spokesman for the United Nation\\\'s Afghanistan mission, reported later Friday a smaller figure of 350 deaths.

Geographycal Data Information

Geospatial Information Authority of Japan 2014/5/9
Global Map of the central Afghanistan: Elevation (wide)

Geospatial Information Authority of Japan 2014/5/8
Global Map of the central Afghanistan: Land Cover

Geospatial Information Authority of Japan 2014/5/8
Global Map of the central Afghanistan: Landsat

Geospatial Information Authority of Japan 2014/5/8
Global Map of the Afghanistan: Elevation

ECHO 2014/05/05
5 May 2014: Afghanistan, Landslide and floods

Pictures

UNOSAT 2014/05/03
Landslide in Ab Barek, Badakshan Province, Afghanistan (as of 3 May 2014)