Overall Green alert Flood for Afghanistan
in Afghanistan

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Flood Afghanistan can have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude, exposed population and vulnerability.

GDACS ID FL 1100592
Death: 30
Displaced: -
Countries: Afghanistan
From - To 25 Aug - 25 Aug


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Afghanistan, August 2020Localised floods caused by heavy rainfall were reported on the evening of 25 August parts of Afghanistan. UN OHCA reported on 26 August flooding in Parun City and Mandi Village of Nuristan province, Rodat district of Nangahar province, Mehtarlam and Alishang districts of Laghman Province, and Parcha and Charikar districts of Parwan province. Flooding has also reportedly impacted Kapisa and Panjsher Provinces, although no casualties have been reported there. Afghanistans National Disaster management Agency (ANDMA) reported at least 30 fatalities in Parwan Province. As of 27 August the national situation was still unclear. Initial assessments suggest approximately 100 people died and 100 people injured. Approximately 500 houses have been either partially damaged or destroyed and 300 to 400 families displaced.Tue 25 Aug 2020FloodList provided by Copernicus GLOFAS
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