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World + 42 others
Global emergency overview snapshot - 26 November to 6 December 2012

An earthquake with magnitude 5.6 has hit South Khorasan province in Iran, killing at least eight people and injuring 12. As of 6 December, no further information available

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Tajikistan + 10 others
Central Asia and South Caucasus regions: 4 or higher magnitude earthquakes (Richter scale) 2007 - 2012

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New shelters to protect disaster affected households in Northeast Afghanistan

TALOQAN [ACTED News] - During the first six months of 2012, severe flooding, landslides, and earthquakes destroyed at least 4,126 houses in Takhar and Badakhshan provinces, in Northeast Afghanistan. This increased the vulnerability of thousands of families, already living in precarious conditions, which have no means of reliable shelter to protect them from the winter elements.

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Afghanistan + 2 others
Humanitarian Implementation Plan (HIP): the Afghan crisis (including affected populations of Afghans in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iran) ECHO/-AS/BUD/2012/91000 - Last update: 02/08/12 Version 2

0 . MAJOR CHANGES SINCE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE HIP

This HIP's allocation of 4 MEUR from the food aid budget line could not be programmed and committed in the first half of 2012. It was decided to enable a transfer of 4 MEUR from the Food Aid Budget Line to the Humanitarian Aid Budget Line under the present HIP. The two reasons behind this change are the following:

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Afghanistan + 2 others
Mid-Year Review of the Consolidated Appeal for Afghanistan 2012

  1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Humanitarian needs in Afghanistan continue to mount while financial resources to respond are declining, as reflected in funding to actions coordinated in the 2012 Consolidated Appeal (CAP) and contributions to the Emergency Response Fund. Funding shortfalls are most likely to affect internally displaced people (IDPs), chronically vulnerable people coping with the consequences of the harshest winter for 15 years, victims of sudden-onset and natural disasters, and communities exposed to communicable disease.

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Afghanistan: Districts Affected by Natural Disasters (as of 23 July 2012)

Natural disaster incidents as recorded by OCHA field offices from 1 January - 30 June 2012

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Afghanistan + 2 others
Humanitarian Bulletin Afghanistan Issue 05, 01-30 June 2012

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Average GAM of 18% countrywide and a Southern region average of 29.5%

  • New displacements rise by 15 per cent in June

  • 75 people die in landslides after earthquakes

  • No ERF funding received to date in 2012, US$100,000 available to address emergencies. US$ 10 million requested.

Afghanistan malnutrition rates above emergency thresholds

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Afghanistan: National Disaster Management Authority (ANDMA) - Baghlan Earthquake Update 20/06/2012

USGS Most important Earthquake Data

Magnitude: 1st- 5.4 Mb AND 2nd- 5.6 Mw UTC Time: 05:02:17AM, Monday, June 11th, 2012 AND 05:29:14AM, Monday, June 11th, 2012 Local time at epicenter: 09:32:17AM, Monday, June 11th, 2012 AND 09:59:14AM, Monday, June 11th, 2012 Depth (Hypocenter) : 49km (USGS) AND 31km (USGS)

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Afghanistan: Earthquake Hazards (as of 16 June 2012)

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Three Earthquakes hit Hindu Kush Region - Situation Report No. 04 - 19 June 2012

I. HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES

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Afghan quake rescue operation declared over

06/16/2012 14:10 GMT

KABUL, June 16, 2012 (AFP) - Afghan rescue teams have ended operations to recover the bodies of dozens of people killed in a landslide that followed earthquakes in the north of the country last week, an official said Saturday.

Two shallow tremors less than half an hour apart on Monday unleashed a deluge of rock and earth that smashed into the remote village of Mullah Jan in Baghlan province, burying as many as 71 people according to villagers.

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Three Earthquakes hit Hindu Kush Region - Situation Report No. 03

This report is produced by OCHA in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It was issued by OCHA Afghanistan field office. It covers the period from 11 to 13 June 2012.

I. HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES

• Inter-Agency assessments are ongoing in the affected areas. Assessment revealed that 47 houses destroyed or damaged in three districts – Burka, Guzargahi Nur and Khost wa Firing.

• On 13 June, a PDMC was held to review progress in humanitarian response.

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Quake-hit Afghan village could become mass grave

06/13/2012 09:29 GMT

Mullah Jan, Afghanistan, June 13, 2012 (AFP) - An Afghan village where more than 70 people are believed to have been buried in an earthquake-triggered landslide could be declared a mass grave, an official said Wednesday.

Two shallow tremors less than half an hour apart on Monday unleashed a deluge of rock and earth that smashed into the remote village of Mullah Jan, in the mountainous Hindu Kush region.

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Three Earthquakes hit Hindu Kush Region - Situation Report No. 02

I. HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES

  • 20 houses destroyed in Jan Mohammad village in Burka district as a result of the earthquake on 11 June 2012. 71 people suspected to be missing

  • Two are confirmed dead and two others injured during the landslide that was caused by the earthquake.

  • Afghan Red Crescent Society (ARCS) committed to provide food, emergency shelter, tents, blankets needs, first aid and psychosocial support to the affected families.

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More than 70 feared dead in Afghan quakes

06/12/2012 15:55 GMT

MAZAR-I-SHARIF, Afghanistan, June 12, 2012 (AFP) - More than 70 people, most women and children, are feared dead after a landslide triggered by a double earthquake engulfed their Afghan village, officials said on Tuesday.

Two shallow quakes less than half an hour apart shook the mountainous Hindu Kush region Monday, starting a slide of earth and rock that smashed into a remote village, burying mudbrick houses to a depth of up to 100 metres (300 feet).

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