Flash floods killed at least 10 people and destroyed hundreds of houses in different parts of Kandahar Province, southern Afghanistan, on 7 February, according to the Afghan Red Crescent Society (A
Heavy rains caused flooding in Jalabad, eastern Afghanistan. 626 houses destroyed, roughly 4000 people affected. (UNAMA Press Release 01/09/2009)
On June 22nd, an inter-agency briefing with UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER took place in Kabul to determine how best to make use of spatial data/mapping tools to support disaster risk reduction and emergency res
According to assessments conducted to date, floods have affected approximately 10,000 households in five provinces in the Northern region (Jawzjan, Faryab, Balkh, Samangan and Sari Pul) and four pr
On 20-21 April, flooding was reported in 10 locations on the outskirts of Mazar city and 3 in Chemtal district of Balkh province.
Two earthquakes killed at least 22 people and destroyed several hundred homes when they struck two hours apart in eastern Afghanistan (17/04/2009).
Ten people were killed and more than 30 others had to be rescued when avalanches buried their vehicles in Afghanistan's Salang pass north of the capital, Kabul.
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