Overall Green alert Flood
in Afghanistan

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

GDACS ID FL 1101398
Death: 12
Displaced: -
Countries: Afghanistan
From - To 01 May - 03 May

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Afghanistan - Floods update (ECHO 06 May 2022)Fri, 06 May 2022 12:27

  • The number of casualties has increased in Afghanistan, after floods caused by heavy rainfall have affected 12 Provinces of the Country, since the beginning of the month.
  • According to media reports, 22 people have died and 40 others were injured. About 500 houses were destroyed and 2,000 damaged. Flooding was particularly severe in the western provinces of Badghis and Faryab and the northern province of Baghlan. 
  • On 6-7 May, light to locally moderate rainfall is forecast over areas in north-eastern Afghanistan. 
Afghanistan, Early May 2022Local media in Afghanistan reported flooding in Baghlan, Samangan and Parwan Provinces from around 02 May 2022. Four people died in Dahna Ghori district in Baghlan Province on 02 May. Eight people including children, reportedly died in Shinwari district of Parwan Province on 03 May. Floods damaged homes and crops in Samangan.Wed 4 May 2022FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
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Articles: 8 | About casualties: 4 | Last hour: 0

PM Shehbaz orders to send emergency relief goods for flood-hit Afghans2022-05-05T12:33+0200.

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Thursday announced to dispatch emergency relief goods to the victims affected by the severe floods in Afghanistan. Expressing solidarity with the people facing devastation, PM Shehbaz said: “We ar
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Pakistan to dispatch emergency relief goods for flood-hit Afghans2022-05-05T11:43+0200.

Floods wreak havoc in Afghanistan. PM Shehbaz Sharif orders dispatch of emergency relief goods for flood-hit Afghans. PM urges international community to help Afghans. ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Thursday announced to send emergency relief go
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Pakistan to dispatch emergency relief goods for flood-hit Afghans2022-05-05T10:39+0200.

Floods wreak havoc in Afghanistan. PM Shehbaz Sharif orders dispatch of emergency relief goods for flood-hit Afghans. PM urges international community to help Afghans. ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Thursday announced to send emergency relief go
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Flash flood kills 20 in Afghanistan2022-05-05T05:49+0200.

In Afghanistan, at least 20 people died and 30 others were injured in flash flood caused by heavy rains in more than 10 provinces of the country. The Afghan Acting Deputy Minister of Natural Disaster Management, Mawlawi Sharfuddin Muslim, s
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