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Afghanistan: Snow Avalanche: 2020/01/12 Country Information on DRR

Period 2020/01/12
Country or District Afghanistan
Event Type Snow Avalanche
Outline Heavy snowfall, flooding and a large number of avalanches were reported in different parts of Afghanistan between 12 -15 January 2020. Around 11 out of 34 provinces reported to have been affected badly.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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IFRC 2020/01/20
As per initial report of Afghan Red Crescent Society (ARCS) around 655 houses are partially damaged, 30 houses are completely destroyed, 13 people dead, 40 people injured, and 322 families are displaced to the safe places.

ECHO 2020/01/15
39 are dead in Afghanistan. Major roads connecting Afghanistan and Pakistan were blocked due to heavy snow.