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Flash Flood in Afghanistan

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

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Name: 
Flash Flood in Afghanistan
Region: 
Kandahar Province
Occurance Date: 
07/02/2010

Floods in Afganistan

Heavy rains caused flooding in Jalabad, eastern Afghanistan. 626 houses destroyed, roughly 4000 people affected. (UNAMA Press Release 01/09/2009)

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Region: 
Afganistan
Occurance Date: 
31/08/2009

UN-SPIDER co-chairs inter-agency briefing on use of Remote Sensing for DRR and Emergency Response in Afghanistan

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

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 22/06/2009 - 18:00

Flood in Afghanistan

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

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Name: 
Flood in Afghanistan
Region: 
Afghanistan
Occurance Date: 
19/05/2009

Flood in Afghanistan

On 20-21 April, flooding was reported in 10 locations on the outskirts of Mazar city and 3 in Chemtal district of Balkh province.

Disaster Information
Name: 
Flood in Afghanistan
Region: 
Afghanistan
Occurance Date: 
22/04/2009

Earthquake in Afghanistan

Two earthquakes killed at least 22 people and destroyed several hundred homes when they struck two hours apart in eastern Afghanistan (17/04/2009).

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Name: 
Earthquake in Afghanistan
Region: 
Afghanistan
Occurance Date: 
17/04/2009

Snow Avalanche in Afghanistan

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.

Disaster Information
Name: 
Snow Avalanche in Afghanistan
Region: 
Afghanistan
Occurance Date: 
18/01/2009