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Afghanistan: New flash flooding in Afghanistan takes lives and decimates communities

Fri, 05 Apr 2019 18:40:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Flash flooding today destroyed homes and causes further devasation in western Afghanistan , one week after tens of thousands were affected as floodwaters swept away homes and lives. The number of people impacted by today's flooding is not yet known, but early World Vision reports indicate it is worse than last week's.

Afghanistan: Over 10,000 families roaming about due to floods

Wed, 03 Apr 2019 08:38:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

KABUL (Agencies): Simultaneous with the elapse of a snowfall winter and advent of spring, our citizens are expecting a fertile season. But official data show that due to heavy rains and floods thousands households have been vagrant. The officials of Counter Natural Disasters Ministry said that in....

Afghanistan: Homes, crops and animals washed away in Afghanistan floods

Mon, 01 Apr 2019 18:18:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

April 1, HERAT – Damage caused by severe flash-flooding in Afghanistan ’s western region is coming to light as aid workers reach areas largely cut off by the floodwaters. “Parts of the region have been ravaged by severe flash-flooding causing widespread destruction affecting tens of thousands of....

Necessity for Preventive Measures Against Natural Disasters

Mon, 01 Apr 2019 06:32:00 +0200outlookafghanistan (en)

Last Thursday and Friday the west and north provinces of the country were severely damaged with heavy rainfall and flood spate. These floods have badly affected across seven provinces, especially Herat, Balkh, Faryab and Badghis. According to the Local authorities, the event caused 35 deaths and....

‘We have lost everything’: Afghans describe deadly floods

Sun, 31 Mar 2019 15:56:00 +0200themalaymailonline (en)

People salvage items from a house destroyed by flood in Enjil district of Herat province, Afghanistan March 29, 2019. Picture taken March 29, 2019. — Reuters pic. HERAT, March 31 — Villagers in western Afghanistan began cleaning up today after the worst floods in a decade swept away houses and....

Afghanistan floods kill 32, worsen already desperate situation

Sun, 31 Mar 2019 10:29:00 +0200standardmedia (en)

31st Mar 2019 10:47:02 GMT +0300 A woman stands next to her house destroyed by flood in Enjil district of Herat province, Afghanistan March 29, 2019. REUTERS Flash floods have killed at least 32 people in western Afghanistan, destroyed homes and swept through makeshift shelters that housed displaced families, a government official said on Saturday.

Afghanistan: IOM - Humanitarian Assistance Programme (HAP) Weekly Report (13 - 26 March 2019)

Sun, 31 Mar 2019 08:42:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

Natural disaster Assessment and Response Update: Kandahar: Total number of families verified: 4,672. Total number of families assisted: 3,005. Ongoing and Planned distribution: 1,667. Following heavy precipitation and flooding on 01 March, Kandahar city and several districts were severely impacted....

Afghanistan floods kill dozens, destroy makeshift shelters

Sat, 30 Mar 2019 14:29:00 +0100presstv (en)

Heavy rains have caused flash floods in western Afghanistan that killed dozens, destroyed homes and swept through makeshift shelters housing displaced families, a government official says. Two days of flooding that started on Thursday killed 12 people in Jawzjan and two in Badghis, provinces that....

Afghanistan floods kill 32, worsen already desperate situation

Sat, 30 Mar 2019 14:01:00 +0100CBC (en)

Flash floods have killed at least 32 people in western Afghanistan , destroying homes and sweeping through makeshift shelters that housed displaced families, a government official said on Saturday. Flooding caused by heavy rains started spreading on Thursday and left a trail of devastation across....

Afghanistan floods kill 17, destroy makeshift shelters

Sat, 30 Mar 2019 13:44:00 +0100presstv (en)

Heavy rains have caused flash floods in western Afghanistan that killed at least 17 people, destroyed homes and swept through makeshift shelters housing displaced families, a government official says. Two days of flooding that started on Thursday killed 12 people in Jawzjan and two in Badghis,....

Afghanistan floods kill 17, worsen already...

Sat, 30 Mar 2019 11:55:00 +0100dhakatribune (en)

People salvage items from a house destroyed by flood in Enjil district of Herat province, Afghanistan March 29 Reuters. Heavy rains caused flash floods in western Afghanistan that killed at least 17 people, destroying homes and sweeping through makeshift shelters that housed displaced families, a government official said on Saturday.

Afghanistan floods kill 17, worsen already desperate situation

Sat, 30 Mar 2019 09:00:00 +0100themalaymailonline (en)

People salvage items from a house destroyed by flood in Enjil district of Herat province, Afghanistan March 29, 2019. Picture taken March 29, 2019. — Reuters pic. HERAT, Afghanistan, March 30 — Heavy rains caused flash floods in western Afghanistan that killed at least 17 people, destroying homes....

After drought and floods, Afghanistan confronts critical harvest

Fri, 29 Mar 2019 15:42:00 +0100TheFrontierPost-en (en)

Posted in Afghanistan KABUL/MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Reuters): Afghanistan’s summer harvest will be one of the most critical in years, especially of wheat, its biggest cereal crop, as the country recovers from floods and the worst drought in decades, government and aid organization officials say.

Ten Million Afghans Face Severe Hardship after Extreme Weather

Fri, 29 Mar 2019 11:21:00 +0100BakhtarNewsAgency-en (en)

Friday March 29, 2019. Kabul (BNA) Ten million people in Afghanistan more than a quarter of its population face severe acute food insecurity and need urgent help after floods and drought, say the Afghan Red Crescent Society and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC).

After drought and floods, Afghanistan confronts critical harvest

Fri, 29 Mar 2019 05:10:00 +0100trust (en)

Ample snow and rain during winter partly replenished soil moisture and raised hopes for a better wheat crop, which is a food source for rural families who turn their harvested grain into bread. By Rod Nickel and Abdul Matin Sahak. KABUL/MAZAR-I-SHARIF, Afghanistan , March 28 (Reuters) - A....

After droughts and floods, Afghanistan faces ‘critical harvest’

Thu, 28 Mar 2019 20:51:00 +0100dailytimesPK (en)

Afghanistan ’s summer harvest will be one of the most critical in years, especially of wheat, its biggest cereal crop, as the country recovers from floods and the worst drought in decades, government and aid organization officials say. Ample snow and rain during winter partly replenished soil....

Ten million Afghans face severe hardship after extreme weather

Thu, 28 Mar 2019 08:49:00 +0100reliefWeb (en)

Kabul/Kuala Lumpur/Geneva 28 March 2019 - Ten million people in Afghanistan – more than a quarter of its population – face severe acute food insecurity and need urgent help after floods and drought, say the Afghan Red Crescent Society and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC).

After drought and floods, Afghanistan confronts critical harvest

Thu, 28 Mar 2019 07:46:00 +0100trust (en)

By Rod Nickel and Abdul Matin Sahak. KABUL/MAZAR-I-SHARIF, Afghanistan , March 28 (Reuters) - A fghanistan's summer harvest will be one of the most critical in years, especially of wheat, its biggest cereal crop, as the country recovers from floods and the worst drought in decades, government and aid organization officials say.

After drought and floods, Afghanistan confronts critical harvest

Thu, 28 Mar 2019 07:34:00 +0100oann (en)

March 28, 2019. By Rod Nickel and Abdul Matin Sahak. KABUL/MAZAR-I-SHARIF, Afghanistan (Reuters) – Afghanistan’s summer harvest will be one of the most critical in years, especially of wheat, its biggest cereal crop, as the country recovers from floods and the worst drought in decades, government and aid organization officials say.

After drought and floods, Afghanistan confronts critical harvest

Thu, 28 Mar 2019 07:29:00 +0100news-yahoo (en)

By Rod Nickel and Abdul Matin Sahak. KABUL/MAZAR-I-SHARIF, Afghanistan (Reuters) - Afghanistan's summer harvest will be one of the most critical in years, especially of wheat, its biggest cereal crop, as the country recovers from floods and the worst drought in decades, government and aid organization officials say.

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