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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.

After drought and floods, Afghanistan confronts critical harvest

Thu, 28 Mar 2019 07:25:00 +0100reuters-in (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. Last year, however, drought displaced hundreds of thousands of people and also forced farmers who stayed....

07:02 World After drought and floods, Afghanistan confronts critical harvest

Thu, 28 Mar 2019 07:18:00 +0100euronews-en (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 organisation officials say.

Afghans Battle with Flood Aftermath

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 11:16:00 +0100BakhtarNewsAgency-en (en)

Thursday March 21, 2019. Kabul (BNA) communities in large swathes of Afghanistan are facing yet another emergency: widespread flooding that will leave some rebuilding their lives for years. Sudden heavy rainfall this month triggered flash floods that swept away thousands of homes and killed dozens in nine Afghan provinces.

Afghanistan: EU releases €27 million in humanitarian assistance

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 04:12:00 +0100EC (en)

Today, the European Commission has announced €27 million in humanitarian assistance for people in need in Afghanistan . €2 million will assist the most vulnerable families affected by devastating floods in early March which continue to affect large parts of the country.

EU releases 27 million in humanitarian assistance for Afghanistan

Wed, 20 Mar 2019 15:51:00 +0100europesun (en)

Brussels, 20 March 2019. Today, the European Commission has announced 27 million in humanitarian assistance for people in need in Afghanistan . 2 million will assist the most vulnerable families affected by devastating floods in early March which continue to affect large parts of the country.

Afghanistan: Afghanistan: EU releases €27 million in humanitarian assistance

Wed, 20 Mar 2019 14:22:00 +0100reliefWeb (en)

Brussels, 20 March 2019. Today, the European Commission has announced €27 million in humanitarian assistance for people in need in Afghanistan . €2 million will assist the most vulnerable families affected by devastating floods in early March which continue to affect large parts of the country.

Afghanistan: EU releases €27 million in humanitarian assistance

Wed, 20 Mar 2019 14:09:00 +0100europa-nu (en)

Today, the European Commission has announced €27 million in humanitarian assistance for people in need in Afghanistan . €2 million will assist the most vulnerable families affected by devastating floods in early March which continue to affect large parts of the country.

Afghanistan: EU releases €27 million in humanitarian assistance

Wed, 20 Mar 2019 13:15:00 +0100europa-pressReleases (en)

€2 million will assist the most vulnerable families affected by devastating floods in early March which continue to affect large parts of the country. In Afghanistan civilians continue to face the consequences of decades-long conflict and natural disasters. Our new funding will help get emergency assistance to those most in need.

Afghans battle with flood aftermath

Mon, 18 Mar 2019 21:53:00 +0100irishsun (en)

Besieged by months of drought and long-term conflict, rural communities in large swathes of Afghanistan are facing yet another emergency: widespread flooding that will leave some rebuilding their lives for years. Sudden heavy rainfall this month triggered flash floods that swept away thousands of homes and killed dozens in nine Afghan provinces.

Afghans battle with flood aftermath

Mon, 18 Mar 2019 18:13:00 +0100irinnews (en)

Besieged by months of drought and long-term conflict, rural communities in large swathes of Afghanistan are facing yet another emergency: widespread flooding that will leave some rebuilding their lives for years. Sudden heavy rainfall this month triggered flash floods that swept away thousands of homes and killed dozens in nine Afghan provinces.

Afghanistan: Afghanistan: Drought and Flash Floods Emergency Appeal n° MDRAF005

Sun, 17 Mar 2019 14:42:00 +0100reliefWeb (en)

This Emergency Appeal seeks 7 million Swiss francs to enable the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) to support the Afghan Red Crescent Society (ARCS) in delivering assistance and support up to 650,000 people (approximately 92,466 households) affected by flood and drought for twelve months.

Flood-affected thousands require humanitarian assistance in Afghanistan

Tue, 12 Mar 2019 12:49:00 +0100xinhuanet_en (en)

KABUL, March 12 (Xinhua) -- More than 10,000 households have been displaced following the latest heavy floods in Afghanistan 's southern and western provinces, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) reported on Tuesday. Around 4,698 households or more than 33,000 people....

ED: Heavy rains, floods made miserable lives

Fri, 08 Mar 2019 18:06:00 +0100afghanistantimes (en)

Heavy torrential rains across Afghanistan has badly affected already war stricken, terror and violence civilians. Preliminary reports reveal that scores of people were injured and around one dozen killed only in Kandahar province. Similar are reports from Central Ghaur and Bameyan provinces.

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Thu, 07 Mar 2019 04:34:00 +0100EC (en)

Severe weather, including tornadoes and strong winds, affected southeastern USA over 3-4 March, causing casualties and widespread damage. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Storm Prediction Center (NOAA-SPC), 50 tornadoes were reported in 24 hours on 3 March across....

US assists flood affected Afghans

Wed, 06 Mar 2019 18:30:00 +0100afghanistantimes (en)

AT News Report. KABUL: In response to severe flooding affecting nine provinces in Afghanistan , the United States through USAID is working with partners to provide life-saving aid to people affected by the flooding, the US embassy in Kabul said Wednesday in a statement.

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