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Afghanistan: Flood: 2024/05/09 Country Information on DRR

Period 2024/05/09
Country or District Afghanistan
Event Type Flood
Outline Flash floods caused by heavy rains have devastated villages in northern Afghanistan, killing 315 people and injuring more than 1,600, authorities said on Sunday, 12 May 2024.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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UNOCHA 2024/05/23
To date, across the three provinces MoRR reported 347 people were killed and 1,651 injured due to floods.

UNOCHA 2024/05/16
To date, 180 people have been confirmed killed and 280 injured. Among the most affected districts are Burka and Baghlani Jadid in Baghlan Province where 80 per cent of deaths have been recorded.

Reuters 2024/05/12
Afghanistan floods devastate villages, killing 315