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 1101586
Death: 39
Displaced: -
Countries: Afghanistan
From - To 24 Jul - 01 Aug


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Afghanistan, Late July 2022UNOCHA reported 39 people lost their lives in flash floods in Afghanistan during a period from 24 July 2022 to 01 August 2022. Fatalities occurred in the provinces of Daykundi (1), Ghazni (10), Hirat (2), Kandahar (9), Khost (2), Laghman (1), Nangarhar (8) and Paktya (6). At least 16 people were injured in Ghazni (3), Nangarhar (11), and Paktya (2). UN OCHA added that the unseasonal rains have damaged or destroyed at least 1,206 houses in Farah (303), Ghazni (132), Hirat (45), Nangarhar (126), Paktika (100), and Paktya (500) and affected more than 3,013 families across Bamyan (121), Ghor (4), Kandahar (503), Khost (325), Kunar (28), Laghman (22), Nangarhar (981), Uruzgan (750) and Zabul (279) provinces. The destruction of crops and livestock has impacted livelihoods, while roads and bridges and irrigation systems have also been damaged.Fri 12 Aug 2022FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
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