Overall Green alert Flood
in Afghanistan

Event summary

This flood can have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID FL 1000230
Death: 35
Displaced: 0
Countries: Afghanistan
From - To 20 Mar - 05 Apr

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 28 | About casualties: 7 | Last hour: 0

Afghanistan: New flash flooding in Afghanistan takes lives and decimat ... Fri, 05 Apr 2019 18:40:00 +0200.

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 ye
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Afghanistan: Over 10,000 families roaming about due to floodsWed, 03 Apr 2019 08:38:00 +0200.

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 off
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Afghanistan: Homes, crops and animals washed away in Afghanistan flood ... Mon, 01 Apr 2019 18:18:00 +0200.

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 causin
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Necessity for Preventive Measures Against Natural DisastersMon, 01 Apr 2019 06:32:00 +0200.

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
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (29), NASA (7), INFORM (1),