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03 May 1996 description
  1. PROLONGED HEAVY RAINFALL AND MELTING SNOW HAVE CAUSED WIDESPREAD FLOODING IN AFGHANISTAN AFFECTING AT LEAST SEVEN PROVINCES SINCE THE SECOND HALF OF APRIL. ASSESSMENT OF THE IMPACT OF THE FLOODS IS EXTREMELY DIFFICULT IN VIEW OF THEIR EXTENSION OVER LARGE PARTS OF THE COUNTRY AND INACCESSIBILITY OF SOME AFFECTED AREAS.
31 Mar 1995 description

DHA-GENEVA 95/0128
1. UNOCHA FIELD OFFICE IN FAIZABAD, CAPITAL OF BADAKHSHAN PROVINCE WAS NOTIFIED BY PROVINCE GOVERNOR THAT A MAJOR LANDSLIDE HIT THE VILLAGE OF KURLUK ZIR KUTAL IN DARAIM DISTRICT. THE AREA IS WEST OF FAIZABAD NEAR THE BORDER WITH TAJIKISTAN. GOVERNOR REPORTED THAT 300 PEOPLE DIED AND 110 HOUSES WERE DESTROYED.

2. AT THE REQUEST OF THE LOCAL AUTHORITIES, UNICEF AND WFP FIELD STAFF ARE TRAVELLING TO THE AFFECTED AREA FROM 1 APRIL TO ASSESS THE SITUATION.

TELEPHONE NO:+41-22-917.12.34

13 May 1994 description

DHA-GENEVA 94/0169
AFGHANISTAN - EARTHQUAKE
DHA - INFORMATION REPORT NO 1

17 Jun 1993 description


DHA-GENEVA 93/0236
AFGHANISTAN - MUDSLIDES
DHA-GENEVA INFORMATION REPORT NO.1

17 JUNE 1993

SITUATION

1. ON 15 JUNE 1993, HEAVY RAINS IN KABUL TRIGGERED MUDSLIDES IN THE CHINDAWAL DISTRICT SOUTH OF THE CITY CENTRE. TONS OF MUD AND ROCKS CRASHED DOWN ON MUDBRICK HOUSES. UNCONFIRMED PRELIMINARY REPORTS INDICATE THAT UP TO 115 PEOPLE MIGHT HAVE BEEN KILLED.

2. DHA GENEVA REQUESTED FURTHER INFORMATION FROM UNDP/DHA RESIDENT REPRESENTATIVE IN AFGHANISTAN WHO IS TEMPORARILY RELOCATED IN ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN.

29 Mar 1993 description

DHA-GENEVA 93/0098
PAKISTAN/AFGHANISTAN - AVALANCHES
DHA-GENEVA INFORMATION REPORT NO.1

15 Mar 1993 description

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01 Jan 1993 description
  • Date: 01 Jan 1993
  • Type: Complex Emergency; Natural Disaster
  • Keyword(s): Agriculture
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04 Sep 1992 description


UNDRO 92/0634
AFGHANISTAN FLASH FLOODS
DHA-UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
4 SEPTEMBER 1992

SITUATION

1. ON 3 SEPTEMBER 1992 EARLY IN THE MORNING FLASH FLOODS HIT AFGHAN HINDUKUSH MOUNTAINS. TORRENTS OF MUD AND BOLDERS CRASHED DOWN THREE RIVER VALLEYS. TIDAL WAVE WAS REPORTED TO BE UP 9 METRES (30 FT) HIGH AFFECTING A STRETCH OF 30 KM ALONG THE SALANG, GHORBAND AND SHUTUL VALLEYS. THE TOWN OF GULBAHAR, 75 KM NORTH OF KABUL, AT THE JUNCTION OF PANJSHER AND SHUTUL RIVERS WAS HIT.

15 Jul 1991 description

UNDRO 91/1126
AFGHANISTAN - EARTHQUAKE
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1

11 Jun 1991 description

UNDRO 91/0981
AFGHANISTAN FLOODS IN JAWZJAN PROVINCE
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1

01 Feb 1991 description


UNDRO 91/0248
AFGHANISTAN/PAKISTAN - EARTHQUAKE
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1

1 FEBRUARY 1991

1. EARTHQUAKE MEASURING 6.6 ON RICHTER SCALE OCCURRED IN HINDU KUSH MOUNTAINS IN AFGHANISTAN/PAKISTAN BORDER AREA AT 3:34 HRS LOCAL TIME, 1 FEBRUARY 1991 (23:04 GMT, 31 JANUARY), APPROXIMATELY 300 KM NORTHEAST OF KABUL. EPICENTRE WAS LATITUDE 36.7 DEGREES NORTH AND LONGITUDE 70.9 DEGREES EAST.

01 Feb 1991 description


UNDRO 91/0248

AFGHANISTAN/PAKISTAN EARTHQUAKE
UNDRO INFORMATION REPORT NO. 1
1 FEBRUARY 1991

1. EARTHQUAKE MEASURING 6.6 ON RICHTER SCALE OCCURRED IN HINDU KUSH MOUNTAINS IN AFGHANISTAN/PAKISTAN BORDER AREA AT 3:34 HRS LOCAL TIME, 1 FEBRUARY 1991 (23:04 GMT, 31 JANUARY), APPROXIMATELY 300 KM NORTHEAST OF KABUL. EPICENTRE WAS LATITUDE 36.7 DEGREES NORTH AND LONGITUDE 70.9 DEGREES EAST.

13 Jun 1988 description


UNDRO 88/1194
AFGHANISTAN FLOODS
UNDRO SITUATION REPORT NO. 1
13 JUNE 1988

1. SEVERAL MAJOR FLOODS HAVE OCCURRED IN KABUL RIVER VALLEY AND TAKHAR, SAMANGAN AND BEGHLAN PROVINCES. MANY PEOPLE KILLED AND INJURED. GOVT INFORMS THAT 3,457 HOUSES TOTALLY AND 1,570 PARTIALLY DEVASTATED, 7,812 HEAD CATTLE AND 96,000 TONS CEREALS LOST. AN ESTIMATED 40,000 PEOPLE, THOUSAND HECTARES CROPLAND, IRRIGATION SYSTEM AND HUNDREDS KM ROADS AFFECTED.

2. GOVT HAS ASKED UNDRO TO LAUNCH APPEAL FOR INTERNATIONAL ASSISTANCE. DETAILS OF SPECIFIC RELIEF NEEDS WILL FOLLOW.