Overall Green alert Flood for Afghanistan
in Afghanistan

Flood impact summary

Flood Afghanistan is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID: 1101591
Deaths: 32
Displaced: -
Region: Shinwari, Parwan Province, Logar Province, ???????? ???????
Countries: Afghanistan
From - To 12 Aug - 14 Aug
Known identifiers for this event:


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Impact Assessement as of 15-08-2022

SENDAI Indicator A N Country Location Info
death 31 Afghanistan Parwan Province
death 1 Afghanistan Logar Province
SENDAI Indicator B N Country Location Info
injured - Afghanistan Shinwari
injured - Afghanistan ???????? ???????
SENDAI Indicator C N Country Location Info
houses 130 Afghanistan Parwan Province
houses 80 Afghanistan Logar Province

Satellite Observation


Timeline of revisions

For accessing reports of previous advisories, please click on the advisory number in the table below.

IDAlert ColorPopulation affectedStart DateEnd DateSource
1 32 deaths 12 Aug 2022 14 Aug 2022 FloodList

Flood polygons

This polygon (translucent blue with a blue border) is drawn by the analysts recording the flood event. It is meant to include all the areas reported as affected, by official source or the media. It does not represent the area actually under water.

Microwave flood detection

Flooded area, as detected in microwaves by the Global Flood Detection System of the JRC, based on NASA TRMM/GPM observations. This system has a rather low resolution (of 5-10km) but is not affected by clouds.
For more details, see http://www.unisdr.org/files/9622_LBNA23303ENC002.pdf.
The areas with a flood signal along the coast are an artefact of the system and should not be considered.

Optical Flood detection

Flooded area as detected in optical wavelengths by NASA/MODIS, known as "MODIS Flood Product". Data are made available by NASA GSFC Flood Mapping Project, http://oas.gsfc.nasa.gov/floodmap/index.html. Resolution of 250m, heavily affected by cloud cover.